Department of American and Canadian Studies

Research - American and Canadian Studies

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We are the largest American and Canadian Studies department in Europe and pursue an ambitious research strategy in the field of North American literature, history, culture and politics.

We are the highest-ranked American Studies department in the country for research power, intensity and impact (REF2014). 94% of our research activity was recognized in the most recent assessment as work of international standing, and 100% of our research was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent in terms of its impact.

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Department of American and Canadian Studies

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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