|SANAS • Swiss Assocation for North-American Studies|
President: Prof. Dr. Philipp Schweighauser
Treasurer & SAGW Delegate: Ridvan Askin, MA
2012: The biennial SANAS conference took place at the University of Zürich on November 9-10 in conjunction with our sister-association, the Austrian Association for American Studies (AAAS). The theme was “Cultures in Conflict / Conflicting Cultures”. Co-organized by Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen (University of Zürich), Prof. Dr. Mario Klarer (University of Innsbruck), and PD Dr. Christina Ljungberg (University of Zürich), the conference brought together American Studies scholars from the United States, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. This was an international meeting of great importance to Swiss Americanists, which also allowed our graduate students to present their research before an international audience.
2013 : AGM and mini-conference will take place at the University of Geneva on 26 October 2013. The conference theme is "Co-operating with SANAS's Sister Organizations". Guest speakers are Michael Festl from the University of St. Gallen, who is the incoming President of the Swiss Philosophical Association, and Don Pease, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College.
2014 : The biennial SANAS conference will take place at the University of Basel in November. The title of the conference is “Literature, Ethics, Morality: American Studies Perspectives.”
2012: The SANAS Spring Reading Group met at the Restaurant Dählhölzli in Berne on June 9.
Poet and Assistant Professor Janice Gould (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs) discussed her work with us.
2013: The SANAS Spring Reading Group met at the “Haus der Universität” in Berne on 01 June 13.
Professor Debra Rosenthal (John Carroll University, Ohio) discussed her work with us.
Last updated Nov. 15, 2013
13th International Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS) Conference
University of Extremadura. Cáceres (Spain), April 5 - 7, 2017.
Institute of English Studies, Jagiellonian University, Poland, April 20-22, 2017
Call for Papers: Deadline January 20, 2017
Belfast Campus, Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, April 28-29, 2017
Call for Papers: Deadline January 19, 2017
Ankara, Turkey, 04-05 May 2017
The European Journal of American Studies is the official journal of EAAS. It welcomes contributions from Americanists in Europe and elsewhere and aims at making available state-of-the-art research on all aspects of United States culture and society.
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European Views of the United States is the official book series of the EAAS.
We are proud to announce volumes 8, 9, 10 of the series:
Tanrisever, Ahu. Fathers, Warriors, and Vigilantes: Post-Heroism and the US Cultural Imaginary in the Twenty-First Century, vol. 10, 2016 (Rob Kroes Publication Award 2015).
Intercontinental Crosscurrents: Women's Networks across Europe and the Americas, eds. Julia Nitz, Sandra H. Petrulionis, and Theresa Schön, vol. 9, 2016.
America: Justice, Conflict, War, eds. Amanda Gilroy and Marietta Messmer, vol. 8, 2016 (The Hague Conference 2014).