Entries tagged with ‘scandinavian studies’

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Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist presented a paper, “Reimagining History: Denmark, the Virgin Islands, and New Orleans, ca. 1917,” on the Denmark and the Black Atlantic panel at the 2016 Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study Annual Meeting. Lindqvist also chaired a panel on “Whiteness in Print and Digital Media” at the 2016 Society for the Advancement […]

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking presented “Russia’s Posturing: Northern European Security in Historical Perspective” and chaired a session on “Lutheranism Turns 500” at the annual Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study conference. He sits on the Executive Advisory Board of SASS, and just completed his term as President of the Society of Historians of Scandinavia.

Ursula Lindqvist, Kjerstin Moody, and David Jessup (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist, Kjerstin Moody, and David Jessup participated in the annual Sweden Symposium of the Association of Swedish Teachers and Researchers in America (ASTRA) held in Boulder, Colorado, October 20-22. This year’s theme was “Sweden in the World, the World in Sweden.” This was Professor Lindqvist’s final year presiding over the organization as president, so […]

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist  has just published two books on Nordic cinema. The first is a monograph titled Roy Andersson’s “Songs from the Second Floor”: Contemplating the Art of Existence. The second is an anthology of 26 original essays commissioned especially for A Companion to Nordic Cinema, which Lindqvist co-edited with Mette Hjort of the University of […]

Karl Satterlund ’19 Awarded Swedish Language Scholarship

Gustavus first-year student Karl Satterlund was recently awarded a Swedish Language Scholarship by the Swedish Council of America (SCA). The award will help Satterlund study in Sweden for a semester next spring.

Grammy-nominated Sámi Musician and Activist Sofia Jannok to Visit and Perform at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Scandinavian Studies will host Sofia Jannok as the 2016 Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence. Jannok will be on campus for a series of events taking place May 2-5.

Swedish Film Institute CEO Anna Serner Speaks at Gustavus

The Gustavus Department of Scandinavian Studies recently hosted Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute (SFI), for an on-campus lecture on gender equality in the film industry.