About Us

Our Mission:

Founded in 1911, the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study has as its objectives:

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.