The Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study
SASS is an association of scholars and others interested in the cultures of the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Founded in 1911, the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study has as its objectives (from the SASS webpage):
- The promotion of Scandinavian study and instruction in America
- The encouragement of original research in this country in the fields of Scandinavian languages, literatures, history, culture, and society and the publication of the results of such research in the quarterly journal Scandinavian Studies
- The fostering of closer relations between persons interested in Scandinavian studies in North America and elsewhere.
Visit the Society's website for more information, its panel of officers, news and notes.