Past Conferences

SASA holds biennial conferences. Most recently, the 2015 conference was in Atlanta, and the 2013 event was held in Charleston, South Carolina.

Previous Conferences

2011, Georgia State University: Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Three Souths”

2009, George Mason University: “Beginnings and Renewals: Locating American Studies”

2007, University of Mississippi:   “Blues Tunes/Blues Texts: Music, Literature and Cultures in the Global South,” staged jointly with the 5th annual Blues Today Symposium and the Southern Anthropological Society Conference

2005, Louisiana State University:  “Coastal Cultures/Islands and Rims:  Remapping the Realm of American Studies”

2003, Florida State University:  “Regionalisms in this Age of Globalization”

2001, in Atlanta: “Commencement de Siècle:  American Culture for New Centuries”

1999, in Wilmington, NC:  “Memory and the American Century”

1997, in Seaside, FL:  “American Communities:  Past and Present”

1995, in Clearwater, FL:  “Cultural Counterpoint:  American Themes and Improvisation”

1993, in New Orleans:  “Crossroads of Culture”

1991, in Williamsburg: “Inventing the Past: Power, Politics, Poetics”