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The 9th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies
Gothenburg, Sweden, September 30-October 1, 2016

The SAAS ninth biennial conference will take place at the University of Gothenburg, September 30-October 1, 2016. Confirmed plenary speakers are Dag Blanck, Brigit Spengler, and Marita Sturgeon. The call for individual papers is now open. Deadline is February 15, see the Call for Papers or the conference website for more information.
Call for Papers (PDF, updated Jan. 17)
Information about the Plenary Speakers (PDF, added Dec. 3)

Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS), Special Forum: Sweden Edition

Call for Papers (PDF)
Abstracts: May 31, 2014
Full papers: December 31, 2014

The 24th Biennial NAAS Conference on American Studies

“American Values: Public Virtues, Private Vices?”
May 14-15, 2015, University of Oulu, Finland
For more information, please visit the conference homepage.

EAAS Conference Announcement

The EAAS biennial conference
April 22-25, 2016, Ovidius University, Romania
Call for Proposals: June 15, 2015
For more information, please visit the conference homepage.

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies
at Örebro University, 26-27 September 2014

The SAAS eighth biennial conference took place at Örebro University, September 26-27 2014; the conference functions as an important forum for interdisciplinary exchange for American studies scholars and offered an exciting program which included 10 panels on a wide range of subjects and three plenary lectures. For more information about the conference, see below.

NAAS 13 – The 23rd Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies

“Currents and Countercurrents”
May 24-26, 2013, Karlstad, Sweden
NAAS Program, May 2013, Karlstad (PDF)
NAAS Abstracts, May, 2013, Karlstad (PDF)

SAAS 2012 – The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies

SAAS holds its biennial conference in Uppsala September 20-22, 2012. The
program includes paper presentations and plenary lectures on topics ranging
from financial aspects of the 2012 elections to fictional representations of
American Muslims, from cinematic representations of white manhood to Latino
murals, and the presence of Paris in the work of William Carlos Williams, from
the community building of Swedish immigrants in Seattle in the 20th century to
reports about Sweden in the American press in the early 19th century.

To see the full and updated program that now includes room numbers and panel chairs, click on the link below.

SAAS Conference Schedule 2012

Invited guest lecturers are Winfried Fluck from the Kennedy Institute in Berlin and Monika Siebert from the University of Richmond, VA. Additional plenaries will be held by Professor Danuta Fjellestad, and Fulbright Professor Susan Hegeman.

The conference will take place at the English Park campus in Uppsala. The conference begins at 4 pm on Thursday 20 and ends at 4 pm on Saturday 22. A detailed program is available here on the website (see link above). Panels will take place in  the campus area called “Engelska Parken.” For a map of the area, follow this link.

To find out more about our plenary speakers, use the links below.

Professor Winfried Fluck

Professor Monika Siebert

Professor Danuta Fjellestad

Fulbright Professor Susan Hegeman

For information about fees, meals and accommodation please see:

Fees, Meals and Accommodation

Registrations should be sent to Professor Chloé Avril  no later than August 19 2012, using the registration form here.

We look forward to seeing you in Uppsala in September!

EVENTS | 2010-06-15

The Swedish Association for American Studies is pleased to welcome you to Härnösand and Mid Sweden University for the conference Global Americas, September 17-18, 2010. Download registration form here. Read more

Global Americas SAAS Sixth Biennial Conference 2010 Program

EVENTS | 2010-06-15

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Global Americas – A Second Call for Papers

6th Biennial Conference, Swedish Association for American Studies

EVENTS | 2010-03-30

“Americas multiply in memories and fancies,” Felipe  Fernandez-Armesto  writes in the introduction to The Americas: A  Hemispheric History.  Read more

Global Americas – Härnösand September 17-18 2010

6th Biennial Conference, Swedish Association for American Studies

EVENTS | 2010-02-09

The Swedish Association for American Studies is pleased to announce  the conference Global Americas at the Department of Humanities, Mid  Sweden University, Härnösand, on September 17-18, 2010. Read more

Revitalizing American Studies – Program

EVENTS | 2008-09-23

SAAS Graduate Student Conference
27-28 September 2008 Read more

Revitalizing American Studies – registration form

EVENTS | 2008-06-13

Here is the registration form for the symposium and the graduate student conference. Read more

Symposium: Revitalizing American Studies

Preliminary Program

EVENTS | 2008-05-04

Here is the preliminary program for the symposium introducing Revitalizing American Studies Read more

SAAS Graduate Conference 2008

A Second Call

EVENTS | 2008-03-28

Revitalizing American Studies: Who, Where, How? Read m

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