Gepubliceerd op 03-11-2022

Call for Papers: 21st Biennial Interdisciplinary Conference of Netherlandic Studies (ICNS)

On​ ​Friday,​ ​June​ ​9,​ ​and​ ​Saturday,​ ​June​ ​10,​ ​2023,​ ​the​ ​biennial​ ​Interdisciplinary​ ​Conference​ ​for​ ​Netherlandic Studies​ ​will​ ​take​ ​place​ ​in​ ​Madison,​ Wisconsin, USA.

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​-​ ​&​ ​20​th​-Century​ ​Literature, 16​th​-Century​ ​Art​ ​&​ ​Literature,​ ​Colonialism,​ ​Early-Modern​ ​Literature,​ ​20​th-Century​ ​History,​ ​Early-Modern Art​ ​History,​ ​17th-Century​ ​Art,​ ​Afrikaans,​ ​Linguistics,​ ​20​th-Century​ ​Film,​ ​19​th​-​ ​&​ ​20​th-Century​ ​Literature, and​ ​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 ineke.huysman@huygens.knaw.nl ​ ​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: http://www.netherlandicstudies.org/.​ ​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.

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