Normal registration for SASS is now open through February 17. (Fees will go up after February 17!) Register here! Registration fees: Member: $200 Non-member: $300 Graduate students: $130 Banquet, including live band and California wine pairings: $80 ... Read more about Countdown to SASS 2018!
SASS invites Exhibitors and Advertising for the 2018 Annual Meeting The Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study invites publishers of materials of interest to scholars and others interested in the cultures of the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden in all media to reserve exhibition space at the Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting, scheduled at the the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center on the UCLA campus, May 3–5, 2018 (exhibit days are May 4–5). See more details here. ... Read more about Calling for Exhibitors at SASS 2018 Meeting
Join us for Women's Caucus: SATURDAY LUNCH The SASS Women's Caucus is a gender-inclusive network for women and allies in the Scandinavian Studies community. In recent years, a common topic of discussion at the Women's Caucus luncheon has been whether or not the group need continue at all. Considering the current political climate in the US, and the veritable attack on women's rights and higher education the answer to this question seems to be a resounding, "YES, we need a Women's Caucus!" This year's luncheon will not have a speaker. Instead we'll have an open meeting to discuss concrete ways in which we as a community can support each other and intervene. Please bring your ideas for initiatives for the group. There are also practical issues to discuss, shall we elect a board? ... Read more about Women’s Caucus Lunch
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 and early 21st centuries. Email email@example.com to sign up. $10 suggested donation. Own transportation to St. Paul. ... Read more about Walking Tour of St. Paul Immigrant Neighborhood