The Society of Historians of Scandinavia offers a prize each year to the best graduate student paper in history (including art history) presented at the annual SASS conference.
If you are a graduate student, or the faculty advisor to a graduate student, please consider a paper for this award.
The submission must be the paper as presented at the conference, with scholarly references. Handouts and audiovisual materials should be included with the submission. All materials must be submitted electronically no later than June 7, 2015, to SHS president, Glenn Kranking:
Please include a physical contact address with your submission.
For consideration for the award, all papers must be submitted by June 7, 2015.
|2014||Colin Gioia Connors||University of Wisconsin, Madison||"Google Mapping Hrafnkell's Saga: The Pitfalls and Promise of Geolocating the Sagas"|
|2013||Marcus Cederström||University of Wisconsin, Madison||"Signe Aurell and the Scandinavian-American Labor Movement in the Upper Midwest"|
|2012||Aaron Kahn||University of Wisconsin, Madison||"A Strange New Word: Folkhemment in Per Anders Fogelström's Stockholm Series"|
of New York)
|"Pedagogy, Provocation, and |
Paradox: Denmark's Kunstnernes Studieskole"
|2010||Verena Hoefig||University of California,
|"Making Up a Founding Father: |
Ingólfur Arnarson as Invented Tradition"
|Boston University||"Defining National Culture by Stealth and Design: |
How a 19th Century Artist and Secret Society Defined
20th Century Icelandic Culture"
|University of St. Thomas||"The Norwegian Bolesøje: A Microcosm of |
Medieval Aesthetics and Belief"
|University of Minnesota||"Deforestation and Driftwood:|
Icelandic Timber Imports in Light of
the Archaeology of Dwelling Construction"
|The Ohio State University||"Jumping Through Windows and the Antichrist:|
The Absurd Foundations of the
Estonian-Swedish Cultural Awakening"
|2007||Daniel Riches||University of Chicago||"Bengt Skytte's Plan for an International |
Scholarly Community at Tangermüde"
J. Laurence Hare, Jr.
|University of North Carolina,
|"When the Germans Ran Wild in Denmark: |
Archeology and Identity During the
German Danish Wars, 1848-1865."
|The Ohio State University||"The Swedish Identity Crisis and Colonial Sweden: |
19th Century Neocolonial Expansion and the
Swedish Diaspora in the Russian Empire."
|2005||No Award||No Paper was selected for the 2005 Graduate |
Student Paper Award
|2004||Glenn Kranking||Tartu University,
|"Where is My Homeland? Repatriation|
of Ethnic Swedes in the Early
|2003||Dean Bennett||University of Washington||"Our Goths: Sweden's Myth of National|
Origin and the Political Rhetoric of
Legitimacy, Legality, and