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North American Nietzsche Society

Celebrating 35 Years of Work Advancing Nietzsche Scholarship

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"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

     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


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NANS 2016 Conference in NYC



The North American Nietzsche Society announces its 2016 inaugural international conference in New York City.


October 15-16, 2016


Keynote speakers:

Beatrix Himmelmann, The Arctic University of Norway

Bernard Reginster,  Brown University

Christopher Janaway,  University of Southampton


Abstracts deadline has passed. Thank you for all submissions.

For more program details, including venues and accommodations, please visit the NANS 2016 Conference official website.

Please click HERE to register for NANS in NYC.