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North American Nietzsche Society

Celebrating 35 Years of Work Advancing Nietzsche Scholarship

"Wann werden wir anfangen dürfen, uns Menschen mit der reinen, neu gefundenen, neu erlösten Natur zu vernatürlichen!"

"When may we begin to naturalize humanity in terms of a pure, newly discovered, newly redeemed nature!"

The Gay Science (Die fröhliche Wissenschaft): Section 109


NANS Steering Committee:     

     R.  Lanier Anderson, Executive Director, Stanford University

     Christa Acampora, Hunter College, CUNY

     Jessica Berry, Georgia State University

     James Conant, University of Chicago

     Lawrence Hatab, Old Dominion University

     Paul Katsafanas, Boston University

     Alexander Nehamas, Princeton University

     Richard Schacht, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


NANS 2016 Conference in NYC and Call for Abstracts


The North American Nietzsche Society announces its inaugural international conference to be held in New York City, October 15-16, 2016.


Keynote speakers:

Beatrix Himmelmann, The Arctic University of Norway

Bernard Reginster,  Brown University


Abstracts (700-1000 words) on any aspect of Nietzsche’s philosophy should be prepared for blind review and sent no later than February 15, 2016, to the program committee via email:

The program committee will evaluate submissions and prepare a program of roughly six presentations (40 minutes each) with ample discussion. Decisions will be announced by April 2016. Papers presented at the conference may be published in a special issue of the Journal of Nietzsche Studies.