The North American
of Welsh Studies

Published on Behalf of the
North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History

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Editorial Note:

The content of the North American Journal of Welsh Studies is comprised of material originally presented at a conference or event sponsored by the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History.  Each issue includes fully footnoted works of scholarship in various fields of Welsh studies, and some include book reviews.  All contents are subject to peer review and selection by the journal's editorial board.  All rights reserved.  See below for submission guidelines.

All articles available online through the volume links below.

Vol. 6 No. 1-2 (Winter-Summer 2006)
Joe Moffett, Anglo-Saxon and Welsh Origins in David Jones’s The Anathemata
Helen Watt, Old Welsh Tax Returns/Hen Gofnodion Treth: The Central Government Taxation Records for Wales 1291-1689 Project
Kate Woodward, Traditions and Transformations: Film in Wales during the 1990s
John Harris, (Re)Presenting Wales: National Identity and Celebrity in the Postmodern Rugby World
Martin Johnes, Aberfan (Book Review)
Paul Ward, Welsh and Working Class (and British too): The Case of Huw T. Edwards

Vol. 5 No. 1-2 (Winter-Summer 2005)
John Breslin, The Matter of Rome and the Matter of Britain in The Sleeping Lord of David Jones
Grahame Davies, Beginnings: New Media and the Welsh Language
Bill Jones, Writing Back: Welsh Emigrants and their Correspondence in the Nineteenth Century
Owen Martell, from, The Other Man
Gethin Matthews, Gold Fever: The Stampede from South Wales to British Columbia in 1862

Vol. 4 No. 1 (Winter 2004)
Katharine Anderson, Urth Noe e Tat: The Question of Foesterage in High Medieval Wales
Lloyd Johnson, The Welsh in the Carolinas in the Eighteenth Century
Sally Harper, Instrumental Music in Medieval Wales

Vol. 3 No. 1-2 (Winter-Summer 2003)
Harri Roberts, Embodying Identity: Class, Nation and Corporeality in the 1847 Blue Books
Huw Edwin Osborne, Rhys Davies, Professional Welshman: Identity in the Marketplace
Kimberly Bernard, The National Eisteddfod and the Evolution of the All Welsh Rule
Colleen M. Seguin, Cures and Controversy in Early Modern Wales: The Struggle to Control St. Winifred's Well
Daniel Westover, A God of Grass and Pen: R.S. Thomas and the Romantic Imagination
Hywel Bishop, Nikolas Coupland and Peter Garrett, "Blood is Thicker than the Water that Separates Us!": Welsh Identity in the North American Diaspora

 Vol. 2 No. 1-2 (Winter-Summer 2002)

Philip Jenkins, The Plight of Pygmy Nations: Wales in Early Modern Europe
Damian Walford Davies, "The Frequencies I Commanded": Recording R.S. Thomas (With Some Thoughts on Dylan)
Jodie Kreider, "Degraded and Benighted": Gendered Constructions of Wales in the Empire, ca. 1847
Cherilyn A. Walley, The Old Man's Creek Welsh Community of Johnson County, Iowa
Trystan Owain Hughes, An Uneasy Alliance?  Welsh Nationalism and Roman Catholicism
Megan Lloyd, "To Speak Welsh": Nonsense and Subversion in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part I
Shannon L. Rogers, From Wasteland to Wonderland: Wales in the Imagination of the English Traveler, 1720-1895
Mary K. Geiter, The Ministries of Abel Morgan and the Philadelphia Baptist Association in the Eighteenth Century

Vol. 1 No. 1-2 (Winter-Summer 2001)

Emyr Humphreys, The Empty Space: Creating a Novel
John Davies, Wales and America
Keith Robbins, More than a Footnote? Wales and British History
Tony Brown, The Ex-Centric Voice; The English Language Short Story in Wales
Aled Jones and Bill Jones, Y Drych and American Welsh Identity, 1851-1951
Geraint H. Jenkins, Terminal Decline?  The Welsh Language in the Twentieth Century
Richard C. Allen, Wizards or Charlatans- Doctors or Herbalists? An Appraisal of the Cunning Men of Cwrt Y Cadno
Paul Hancock, The Labor Movement in the Vermont/New York Slate Valley
Roger Owen, The Play of History: The Performance of Identity in Welsh Histriography and Theater

Guidelines for Contributors

The North American Journal of Welsh Studies is published twice a year in January and June by the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History.  For editorial review, proposed contributions should be sent to Melinda Gray, 15 Woodbridge St. Cambridge, MA 02140   Participation is fully voluntary; publication of work is not guaranteed; and no payment is offered.  Authors retain rights, but we ask that authors credit The North American Journal of Welsh Studies if their work is republished.  We seek manuscripts of, ideally, 5,000-8,000 words, and authors should follow the guidelines outlined in the Chicago Manual of Style for notation and format.   Manuscripts should be submitted as Microsoft Word documents, either on discs or as email attachments.  Proposed articles should stem from work presented at an event sponsored by the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History.  For conference and membership information, see the  NAASWCH Home Page. For information about how to contribute a book review, please write to