Netherlands American Studies Association

Call for Papers: Amerikanistendag 2017

On Friday 2 June 2017, the University of Amsterdam will host the 23rd Amerikanistendag, the annual student conference of the Netherlands American Studies Association. This conference is a forum for BA, MA, Research-MA, Ph.D. students, and recent graduates to present their research to fellow students and scholars in the Netherlands.

We invite papers on any topic related to the United States of America and/or the Americas writ large. Approaches from all disciplines are welcome: history, literature, cultural studies, economics, political science, law, gender studies, philosophy, et cetera. Our aims are both to showcase individual work, and to gather current interests and methods from a new generation of American Studies scholars.

Deadlines and procedures:

– Please submit an abstract (maximum 300 words) by Thursday 13 April 2017, to

– Accepted papers will be grouped into thematic sessions; presentations will last 15 minutes.

– More information will be available at (Site is under construction as of 23 March).