Entries tagged with ‘Scandinavian studies’

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 […]

Sverker Oredsson Lecture

The Office of the Provost invites you to join us for a lecture by renowned Swedish scholar, Sverker Oredsson. Oredsson is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of History at Lund University and is considered a leading scholar in Sweden on Gustav II Adolph and the Swedish Great Power Period. In addition to work around the […]

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 […]