Entries tagged with ‘Scandinavian studies’

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.

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

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 […]

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’.”