The Journal of American and Canadian Studies is published annually by the Institute of American and Canadian Studies, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan to promote better understandings of the North American region. It is distributed over two thousand readers throughout the world.
The Journal carries scholarly papers, book reviews, and introductory articles on North American areas meant for sophisticated and concerned readers. The readers include members of academia, journalism, civil service, graduate schools as well as interested parties. The topics could be political, economical, historical and cultural considerations on the area.