Collaboration with The League of Finnish American Societies (SAM).

What is SAM?

The League of Finnish American Societies (SAM) is a non-profit organization promoting cultural exchange between United States and Finland.*


Together, FASA and SAM arrange the following activities.

SAM – FASA Grant

SAM Foundation and FASA are jointly offering a conference grant for doctoral researchers in American Studies. The grant can also be used for attending summer schools.

Application deadline is 23 February 2024 (4 p.m.). For more information, visit the SAM website.

FASA column in SAM Magazine

Members of FASA publish a column in SAM Magazine.

For more information on the column entries, click here.

To visit the column in SAM Magazine, click here

FASA – SAM Webinar Series Spotlight USA: Embracing Diversity

Since 2021, FASA and SAM have organized a series of webinars titled Spotlight USA: Embracing Diversity. For more information, click here. To view current information on the webinar series and to sign up to participate, please visit the SAM website.

In 2021, The webinar series was part of the Year of Research-based Knowledge (Tutkitun tiedon teemavuosi)