Entries tagged with ‘scandinavian studies’

Three Questions with Scandinavian Folklore Expert Stephen Mitchell

The Robert S. And Else Friend Professor of Scandinavian and Folklore at Harvard University will offer a free public lecture on Oct. 25.

Swedish Ambassador Visits Gustavus

Karin Olofsdotter, the Swedish Ambassador to the United States, visited campus and met with students during her three-day trip to Minnesota.

Glenn Kranking (Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking was a discussant for a panel on Population Transfers Before and After World War II at the annual Association for the Study of Nationalities World Convention in New York City.

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist participated in annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS), the umbrella organization for the Scandinavian Studies field, at UCLA from May 2-6, 2018. She currently serves on the Executive Council for the organization and chairs the Bridget Baldwin Endowed Fellowship selection committee.

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies)

Kjerstin Moody published a book review of Agneta Rahikainen’s Kampen om Edith: Biografi och myt om Edith Södergran in Edda: The Scandinavian Journal of Literary Research. Her article “By Land, by Sea, by Air, by Mind: Traversing Externally Internally via the Trope of the Bird in Finnish and Swedish Poetry” was recently published in the […]

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist gave a public lecture and Q&A titled “What is Feminist Filmmaking?” at the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington as part of the Scandinavian Studies Graduate Colloquium Series. Her visit to the campus April 18-19, 2018, also included sharing meals and “fikas” with graduate students to discuss […]

Schroder Wins Seaborg Award From Swedish Council of America

Gustavus junior Annika Schroder will travel to Sweden and attend the Nobel Prize Ceremony as the winner of the Seaborg Award.

Jared Morningstar Wins Swedish Council of America Scholarship

A senior from Stillwater, Minn., Morningstar will use the SCA's Humanities Scholarship to carry out independent research in Sweden this fall.

Paschal Kyoore (Modern Language, Literature, and Cultures), Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies), and Kathleen Keller (History)

Paschal Kyoore, Ursula Lindqvist, and Kathleen Keller represented Gustavus at an African studies conference hosted by Saint Olaf College titled “Africa in the 20th century classroom.” Keller also presented a paper titled “Myths, Misconceptions, History, and Stereotypes: Teaching about African ‘tribes’.”

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist presented a paper, “Teaching Africa in Scandinavian Studies Courses,” on a panel titled “Using the Liberal Arts to Teach about Africa” at the 2017 Africa Network conference, Africa in the 21st Century Classroom, at Saint Olaf College in Northfield on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The presentation drew examples from two courses Lindqvist teaches […]