• Walking Tour of St. Paul Immigrant Neighborhood

    Peter Rachleff of Macalester College will lead a walking tour of St. Paul’s Payne Avenue on Sunday May 14 at 9:30 am. Rachleff will discuss the street’s role as a center of immigrant life, from the Swedish, Italian and German immigrants of the 19th century to the Hmong, Mexican, and Salvadoran immigrants of the late 20th … [Continue Reading]

    Walking Tour of St. Paul Immigrant Neighborhood
  • Deadline Approaching for Booking Hotel Reservations!!

    The deadline to make your hotel reservation for the SASS 2017 Annual Meeting is April 17th!  Rates are deeply discounted for the SASS meeting attendees at $169/night.  Up to four people per room.  Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, located on Nicollet Mall downtown.  Use this reservations link. The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is … [Continue Reading]

    Deadline Approaching for Booking Hotel Reservations!!
  • Highlight On: St. Olaf College Excursion

    Excursion to St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN:  1:00 to 5:00 PM, Thursday, May 11th  Cost $25, for round-trip bus transportation Located about 45 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, St. Olaf is the home of Rolvaag Memorial Library, with its college archives, the Norwegian-American Historical Association archives, the … [Continue Reading]

    Highlight On: St. Olaf College Excursion
  • SASS 2017 Presidential Theme: Nordic Connections Old and New

    We’d like to extend our warmest invitation to SASS 2017, which will take place In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the traditional capital of Scandinavian America. While the late 19th and early 20th century connections between the Nordic countries and the Upper Midwest have always run long and deep, we faculty here in the Twin … [Continue Reading]

    SASS 2017 Presidential Theme: Nordic Connections Old and New
  • SASS on Facebook

    We are excited to announce that SASS has a new Facebook page!  Please "like" us and share with other interested parties.  The page is located at: www.facebook.com/scandinavianstudyorg We'd love to hear from you so feel free to post questions or event notices of interest to members! … [Continue Reading]

    SASS on Facebook