Below please find a complete list of thematic streams and seminars for SASS 2017 Minneapolis; interested scholars may click on the titles for comprehensive information on each stream or seminar. The formal call for papers will be issued on September 1, 2016. If you are interested in participating in a stream or seminar, please indicate so in your paper proposal. Additionally, stream/seminar organizers may be contacted directly for further information. The deadline for seminar applications will be October 1, 2016, for paper proposals November 1, 2016. Streams 1) The Crisis of the Danish Golden Age and its Modern Resonance 2) Early Modern Nordic Culture and Europe: Intellectual Exchange and Knowledge Formation 3) Finland Independent, Dependent, and Interdependent (Sponsored ... Read more about SASS 2017 Streams and Seminars Announced!
Propose a THEMATIC STREAM or SEMINAR (NEW FOR 2017!) for SASS 2017 in Minneapolis! DEADLINE is July 15, 2016. In anticipation of the general call for papers for SASS 2017, the 107th annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, to be held in Minneapolis, MN, 11-13 May 2017, the SASS conference program committee (William Banks, Michelle Nordtorp-Madson, Jim Parente, Frankie Shackelford, Ben Teitelbaum) are now soliciting proposals for thematic streams and seminars. What is a thematic stream? A thematic stream is a topic or set of topics that tie together a series of panels offered sequentially within the overall conference framework. In practice, the stream acts like a conference within the conference, providing a greater degree of cohesion and ... Read more about Propose A Thematic Stream or Seminar for the SASS 2017 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis! You Betcha!
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 Cities have in recent years been witness to something remarkable, namely what appears to be the birth of a new and vibrant Scandinavian American scene out of the foundation of the old immigrant-based community. Everywhere there are signs of new connections forming between young Minnesotans and their counterparts in Norden, in music, in the visual arts, in food and in design and in numerous other cultural endeavors. And we have most certainly seen this in our classrooms as ... Read more about SASS 2017 Presidential Theme: Nordic Connections Old and New
A reminder to all SASS 2016 conference attendees: Every year our Society negotiates attractive low room rates at our conference hotel. This year's rates at the fabulous Hilton New Orleans Riverside are HALF what the list price is for the last weekend of April, expected to be a tourist high! Those rates hold only until APRIL 1! So please register as soon as possible, and please stay at the Hilton. By doing so, you will help us make our room commitment to the hotel and help us continue to negotiate great room rates at great hotels in the future! To register at the Hilton as a SASS attendee, follow this link: https://aws.passkey.com/g/51435350 ... Read more about SASS needs your sleep!