Previous Events

SAAS 2018 – The 10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies

The Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) held its 10th biennial conference in Stockholm on September 28–30, 2018. See  the conference website and the conference program for more information.

SAAS Roundtable – “The End of the American Century? A Panel on History, Politics, and the U.S. Role in the World.”
As part of the 2018 conference, SAAS organized a public panel discussion on U.S. history and politics, on September 30, 2018, at the ABF House, Sveavägen 41, in Stockholm. The panel was moderated by Frida Beckman (Stockholm University) and the discussants were Dag Blanck (Uppsala University), David Roediger (University of Kansas), and Frida Stranne (Halmstad University).

SAAS Co-Sponsored Seminar – Uppsala, Sweden, 5 December 2017

SAAS is co-sponsoring a seminar with Fredrik Logevall, professor of history and international affairs at Harvard University. The seminar, titled ”Making Sense of the Vietnam War,” is arranged at the Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS), and will be held at Uppsala University on December 5, 2017. See the flyer for more information.

NAAS 2017 – The 25th Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies

The twenty-fifth biennial conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies, “American Colors: Across the Disciplinary Spectrum,” was held in Odense, Denmark, on 22-25 May, 2017. For more information, please visit the conference website.

SAAS Co-Sponsored Seminar – Uppsala, Sweden, 26 January 2017

Jørn Brøndal, director of the Center for American Studies at the University of Southern Denmark, “African-American History and the American Dilemma.” Organized in cooperation with the Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS) at Uppsala University. Please see the flyer for more information.

SAAS 2016 – The 9th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies

The SAAS ninth biennial conference took place at the University of Gothenburg, September 30-October 1, 2016. For more information, see the conference website.
Information about the Plenary Speakers (PDF, added Dec. 3)

NAAS 2015 – The 24th Biennial NAAS Conference on American Studies

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

SAAS 2014 – 8th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies

The SAAS eighth biennial conference took place at Örebro University, September 26-27 2014. For more information, see Plenary lectures, Conference program (PDF, Panel sessions (PDF).

NAAS 2013 – The 23rd Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies

The NAAS conference “Currents and Countercurrents” took place on May 24-26, 2013, in Karlstad, Sweden. For more information, see the NAAS Program, May 2013, Karlstad (PDF) and NAAS Abstracts, May, 2013, Karlstad (PDF).

SAAS 2012 – The 7th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies

The SAAS seventh biennial conference took place in Uppsala on September 20-22, 2012. For more information, see the SAAS Conference Program 2012.

SAAS 2010 – The 6th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies

The SAAS sixth biennial conference “Global Americas” took place in Härnösand at Mid Sweden University on 17-18 September 2010.