The 9th annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North will take place at the University of Iceland, on April 12-13th, 2019. This student organized two-day event is intended as an interdisciplinary forum for postgraduate students (MA and PhD level) of Old Norse and medieval Scandinavia. Students who have not given papers at an academic conference before are especially encouraged to submit.Read More
SASS 2019 will take place May 2-4, 2019, in the heart of downtown Madison WI, on the shores of Lake Monona. The conference theme “Closing the Frontiers?” is highly relevant when dealing with contemporary Scandinavia. Frontiers are borders – real and imagined, present and historical. Scandinavia, like the United States, is a place where previously open borders have started to close.Read More
The thirty-eighth annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC) will be held at the University of British Columbia from Monday, June 3– Thursday, June 6, 2019 in conjunction with the meetings of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences / Fédération Canadienne des Sciences Humaines.Read More
Since Romanticism, Norse Mythology has been a popular source for fiction and has especially found its way in Fantasy works. Many Fantasy stories definitely involve Vikings – or Viking-like warriors –, elves, dwarves, giants, seeresses. If some are heavily based on the myths as we know them from medieval sources, others freely reinterpret and rearrange them to completely different stories that only retain Norse names.Read More
ScandGrads, the graduate organization affiliated with the Department of Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley, is proud to announce its third annual interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Deadline for submission is september 15, 2018. Click title to read more.Read More
The new journal New Norse Studies: A Journal on the Literature and Culture of Medieval Scandinavia is now open for submissions to their first volume. Deadline is July 1, 2018.Read More
The peer-reviewed journal Theatralia (published by Masaryk University, Czech Republic) announces a call for the issue Spring 2019: "Ingmar Bergman Recontexted". Abstract deadline is 31 May 2018. Deadline for final submission is 30 September 2018.Read More
The thirty-seventh annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC) will be held at the University of Regina from Monday, May 28 – Thursday, May 31, 2018 in conjunction with the meetings of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences / Fédération Canadienne des Sciences Humaines.Read More
Institute of Scandinavian Studies, University of Gdańsk has the pleasure to invite you to participate in an international, interdisciplinary conference entitled:
THE DRAMMAR* OF CULTURE AND NATURE: RELATIONS BETWEEN POLAND AND THE NORTH
As Poland celebrates the 14th anniversary of its membership in the European Union and of the intensification of its political-economic relations with Northern Europe, with its popular culture reflecting a growing interest in Scandinavian-ness and Nordic-ness, we would like to invite you to join our discussion about the multi-dimensional nature of the relations between Poland and Northern Europe analyzed through the lenses of various academic disciplines.Read More
Call for papers for the first edition of Scandia: Journal of Medieval Norse Studies. Theme: "Viking Age and Medieval Scandinavia".Read More
De nordiske landenes historie er tett sammenvevd. I vikingtid, middelalder og tidlig nytid var grensene omskiftelige, styrkeforholdene landene mellom likeså. I tidlig middelalder var hele regionen underlagt erkestiftet i Lund. På 13- og 1400-tallet var store deler av det moderne Norden forent i Kalmarunionen, og i en lengre periode var regionens eliter knyttet til hverandre gjennom ekteskap og eiendomsbesittelser.Read More
Centre for Interdisciplinary Narrative Studies at the University of Tampere will host a two-day symposium “Confronting the Narratives of the Anthropocene” November 23-24, 2017.
The deadline for abstracts is October 6, 2017.Read More
The presidential conference theme for this year’s meeting is “Frontiers: Past, Present and Future.”Read More
The recent movement of people fleeing political conflict in North Africa and the Middle East, as well as the movement of workers from Eastern Europe and other parts of the world has brought global attention to questions of nationalism and transnationalism...Read More
This conference examines the paths, strategies, critical relationships, gallery alliances, curatorial efforts, artist-driven organizations, cult of celebrity, national identity initiatives, and other pathways through which Edvard Munch and his contemporaries entered the international art market and critical discourse.Read More
Call for papers is now out for the 23rd "Arbeitstagung der Skandinavistik" which is to be held in Kiel, 27-29 September 2017.
Deadline for submission is May 1, 2017.
For more information, see here: http://atds2017.de/Read More
The committee on Nordic studies at the Modern Language Association invites proposals for its session at the 2018 MLA Annual Convention in New York City, 4–7 January 2018. The theme is "History, Memory, War in Nordic Film and Fiction".Read More