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aspeers: emerging voices in american studies just published its new calls for papers. Embedded into the American Studies Leipzig MA program, aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level scholars of American studies in Europe.

The new calls for papers can be found on the aspeers website. The 17 (2024) issue of the journal will feature both a general and a topical section. The general section will showcase outstanding academic work done on the MA level of American studies at European universities. The topical section will feature academic submissions organized around the theme of “American Conspiracies.”

Please see the specific calls for papers for details. Please also note the style guide at, which will provide you with helpful instructions on how to prepare your submission for maximum success.

  • General academic contributions | due 15 October 2023 | html | pdf
  • Topical academic contributions | due 15 October 2023 | html | pdf

For details on how to submit work, please see the aspeers submission guidelines and FAQ section. Submissions should be directed to submit(at) The submission deadline is October 15, 2023.