Netherlands American Studies Association

Call for Papers: Amerikanistendag 2024

We are pleased to announce that the Netherlands American Studies Association will hold its 29th annual Amerikanistendag on Friday, 14 June 2024. The event will be hosted by our colleagues at Leiden University.

The Amerikanistendag is a student conference and serves as a forum for students and recent graduates at the BA, (Res)MA, and PhD level to present their research to fellow students and scholars of American Studies in the Netherlands.

If you would like to present your research and meet other students and scholars working on similar topics, please join us! We invite papers on any topic related to the USA and the Americas writ large. Approaches from all disciplines are welcome: history, literature, cultural studies, economics, political science, law, gender studies, philosophy, etc. 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 a document with your contact information and an abstract of your presentation (maximum 200 words) by Friday, 26 April 2024. This can be sent to Damian Pargas at
  • Accepted papers will be grouped into thematic sessions; presentations will last 15 minutes and be followed by discussion.
  • The program will be available in mid-May on the NASA website. We will also notify all speakers directly via email.

We look forward to seeing you in Leiden in June!

For more information and to download the Call for Papers, click here.