Nordic Association for american studies
Welcome to the home page of the Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS).
The purpose of NAAS is to encourage the study of the United States, particularly in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
NAAS organizes biennial conferences, publishes a peer-reviewed journal (American Studies in Scandinavia) and a newsletter, and engages in other activities in keeping with its purpose.
Second Call for Papers
Crises and Turns: Continuities and Discontinuities in American Culture
The 27th Biennial NAAS Conference in Uppsala
May 25-27, 2023
Deadline for Submission
Submit a proposal for the NAAS conference in Uppsala, May 25-27 2023
American Stuidies in scandinavia 54:1
American Studies in Scandinavia is now fully digital. Our first open access issue showcases some fantastic work by Clara Juncker, Marianne Kongerslev, Melih Levi and numerous (book) reviewers.
Check out the cureent issue, along with all previous issues, here.
Civil War Settlers
Anders Bo Rasmussen, Associate Professor, SDU
Civil War Settlers is the first comprehensive analysis of Scandinavian Americans and their participation in the US Civil War.
For purchasing options please visit Cambridge University Press. Discount code CWS2022.
David Nye, Professor Emeritus, SDU
A reconception of the sublime to include experiences of disaster, war, outer space, virtual reality, and the Anthropocene.
For purchasing options please visit MIT Press.