About ANZASA Online

ANZASA Online is the blog of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association. It is an interdisciplinary space where scholars of the United States can share their research with the public, and a wider community of academics. ANZASA Online offers an international platform to the vibrant community of Americanists studying and working in the southern hemisphere, and helps to foster a greater sense of intellectual community among these scholars.

ANZASA Online is an inclusive space. We welcome submissions from scholars at all stages of their career (including graduate students and ECRs), regardless of their gender, sexual identity, ethnic background, class, disciplinary background, or institutional affiliation.

Copyright remains with individual authors who grant ANZASA Online a perpetual, worldwide, royalty free and non-exclusive licence to use, distribute, reproduce and promote content. For permission to re-publish any ANZASA Online post, in whole or part, please contact the managing editors at anzasaonline@gmail.com

Managing Editors

Hollie Pich, University of Sydney

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Hollie Pich is a doctoral candidate in history at The University of Sydney, working on a dissertation entitled “Accommodating Jim Crow: Black Memphis and the Color Line, 1905 – 1939.” During the 2018 fall semester she will take up an Endeavour Research Fellowship at Duke University.

Hollie is a social historian of 19th and 20th century United States, with a particular interest in race, gender, and the legal system in the American South. You can find her on twitter at @Hollie_Pich

Samuel Watts, University of Melbourne

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Samuel Watts is a doctoral candidate in history at The University of Melbourne, writing a thesis entitled “Reconstructed Lives: African Americans in Charleston and New Orleans, after the Civil War.” Sam’s current research focuses on the politics of race, gender and everyday spaces in the Nineteenth Century American South, but he is broadly interested in the historical legacies of racism and racial discourse in the US, Australia and beyond.

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