NAAS Conference 2023

On May 25–27, 2023, the Nordic Association for American Studies will hold its 27th biennial conference at Uppsala University, Sweden, addressing the theme “Crises and Turns: Continuities and Discontinuities in American Culture.” The Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) is excited to co-host this event with the Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS).

The conference registration is now closed.

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Kristin Hoganson, University of Illinois: “The Tell-Tale Heart: Reconsidering the Mythical Core of the Nation in Light of the Turn to the Global.”

Prof. Imre Szeman, University of Waterloo: “The Future of the Sun.”

Plenary speakers:
Prof. Gunlög Fur, Linnæus University: “Building a New Scandinavia on Indigenous Land.”

Prof. Asbjørn Grønstad, University of Bergen: “On the Persistence of Murray Bookchin’s Eco-Philosophy.”

Associate prof. Marianne Kongerslev, Aalborg University: “A New Age of Furies?”

Sami Lakomäki, University of Oulu: “Of Dancing and Other Documents: Indigenous Archives, Colonial Records, and Histories of Imperial Warfare in North America.”

Read more and find the program in full on the NAAS 2023 conference website.

On behalf of SAAS and NAAS,
The NAAS 2023 organizing committee