Future Events

SAAS Conference 2022

The Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) will hold its 11th conference in Örebro from mid-day October 6 to the afternoon of October 7, 2022. This year’s conference is aimed at SAAS members and will focus on both research and teaching in American studies in Sweden. Daniel Kane, professor of American literature at Uppsala University, will give a plenary lecture.

Conference Program

Thematic roundtable session

Archipelagic American Studies

The More-than-Human in/and American Studie

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.”  Abstracts are now invited for individual papers as well as panels that explore this topical and broad theme. Deadline for abstract submission is October 1, 2022. For more information and the CFP, see the conference website: https://naas2023.com/.

Important Announcement on NAAS 2021

(September 12, 2020)
We regret to inform you that due to the pandemic, the NAAS 2021 conference in Uppsala has been cancelled. It will be replaced by a special one-day online symposium, the topic of which will be announced shortly

The regular NAAS 2023 conference will be held in Uppsala, and the submitted proposals for the conference in 2021 will automatically be considered for 2023, if submitters so wish. This late announcement comes after careful consideration of the current travel restrictions to and in Sweden and predictions for the situation in the spring. The decision has been made jointly by the organizing committee in Uppsala and the boards of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) and the Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS).

We are, of course, very sad to have to make this decision. But we encourage you to join the replacement online symposium in May, and are very eager to welcome you all, in person, to a full and exciting conference in Uppsala in 2023.

On behalf of SAAS and NAAS,

the NAAS 2021 organizing committee