Entries tagged with ‘scandinavian studies’

Faculty Spotlight: Glenn Kranking

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies) was a featured participant in the webinar “Propaganda Everywhere: Teaching Propaganda Across the Disciplines,” hosted by Media Education Lab. His participation arose from his history seminar course, We Want You: Propaganda in the Modern World.

Faculty Spotlight: Kjerstin Moody and Jeff La Frenierre

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies) presented the talk “Global Solutions: Signs of Transition to a Positive Future” on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis as part of the University of Minnesota’s OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) seven-week course on “Climate Change – What Every Senior Needs to Know.” Jeff La Frenierre […]

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies)

Kjerstin Moody chaired the panel “Poetry and Language” at the SASS Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, held May 2-4, 2019.

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking presented “Proclaiming a ‘Swedish’ Identity Among Estonia’s Swedish Minority Population, 1920-1940” at the Association for the Study of Nationalities world convention at Columbia University.

Six Questions with Danish Author Dorthe Nors

Nors is at Gustavus through May 10 as the 2018-2019 Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence hosted by the Department of Scandinavian Studies.

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking participated and presented at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Baltic Studies Program at the University of Washington. He also presented “Be Swedish! Kustbon and the Changing Status of Estonia’s Swedish Minority, 1920s and 1930s” at the annual Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies Northwest Conference in Seattle.

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist gave an invited talk, “Roy Andersson’s cinematic poetry and the complex image,” in a Nordic cinema course at the University of Minnesota on March 28

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.