On Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, 2023, the biennial Interdisciplinary Conference for Netherlandic Studies will take place in Madison, Wisconsin.
The theme of the conference will be: The Future of Dutch Studies: A Broader Perspective of Language, Image, and Culture.
For this conference, the scope of Dutch Studies encompasses a wide spectrum of fields and disciplines (art, design, history, literature, musicology, linguistics, language studies, etc.) as well as a range of approaches and schools of thought, from Eurocentered epistemes to decoloniality.
Topics of general sessions might feature any literary, cultural, or art-historical period such as (but not limited to):
- Early-Modern, 19th- & 20th- Century Literature
- 16th-Century Art & Literature
- Early-Modern Literature
- 20th-Century History
- Early-Modern Art History
- 17th-Century Art
- 20th-Century Film
- 19th- & 20th-Century Literature
- Local Dutch-American History
Select papers may be included in a conference publication to follow. Graduate students are especially encouraged to participate. Four travel grants of € 500 each will be awarded to graduate students who present a paper.
- A keynote speaker, yet to be determined.
- Workshop for Dutch Language Instructors (by invitation only) on Thursday June 8, 2023 – morning and afternoon.
Conference Location: University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI, USA)
Submission and Registration:
For consideration, please submit an abstract of 250 words and a one page bio to firstname.lastname@example.org with “ICNS Abstract” in the subject line by December 15, 2022. Acceptance notifications will be given by February 1,2023. Registration will begin after February 1, 2023.
Logistics/hotel information will be available at the AANS website by December, 2023. Cost for the conference will be approximately $150 for general registration, $75 for student registration, and $100 for emeriti/retired. AANS membership is required in order to attend the conference.
The AANS membership fees, which includes a subscription to the journal Dutch Crossings, are $90 for standard membership $50 for full-time graduate students, and $50 for emeriti/retired.
Conference coordinator: Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor, Professor of Dutch and German, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic+, University of Wisconsin-Madison.