SASS AABS Joint Conference - Seattle - April 22 through 24, 2010

Panorama of Seattle

The Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies will hold their first joint conference of Scandinavian and Baltic Studies in the United States, April 22-24, 2010 in Seattle. Please be sure to register online if you plan to attend. The early bird registration cutoff date is March 31st, 2010. Registration is required to attend and/or present papers.

Schedule and Abstracts:
Lists of all presenters, panels and subject keywords are available online. See also the links to specific parts of the schedule in the lefthand navigation.

Hotel Reservations (Deadline for Discounted Room Rates is Thursday, April 8, 2010):

If you have not book a hotel room yet, please do so by April 8th in order to ensure a discounted room rate. Please click on this link to make your reservation: Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle

Presenters and attendees both may register online. Discounted registration is available until April 1, 2010.

All presenters must be SASS members or AABS members in good standing.


Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle
1113 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Attractions & Dining

Downtown Seattle Attractions
Downtown Restaurant Reviews:
  Seattle Times
  The Stranger


Link Light Rail is the least expensive option. If you choose Link Light Rail, exit the train at the University Street Station. You will then need to walk 3 blocks (one block south to Seneca and two blocks uphill) to the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The main entrance is on Seneca between 5th & 6h Avenue.


There are also a variety of bus shuttles, taxis, and town cars. For travel times and more information about your transportation options, please visit the SeaTac Airport Ground Transportation page.

Student Support & Awards


Because graduate student papers may be eligible for the Aurora Borealis prize, a copy should be prepared to be submitted as read at the meeting.


Graduate students may be eligible for travel support from AABS. Contact Aldis Purs for more information