Scandinavian Studies

Spring 2019 Courses in the Department of Scandinavian Studies

As Spring 2019 registration nears, the Department of Scandinavian Studies is excited to offer the following courses this coming spring.   SCA-224: Scandinavian Women Writers Associate Professor Kjerstin Moody MWF, 1:30-2:20 p.m., Confer 125 Fulfills LARS, WRITI General Education requirements Counts towards Scandinavian Studies major and minor, GWSS major and minor, and Comparative Literature minor […]

Annika Schroder, Biology and Scandinavian Studies Double Major, Class of 2019

Hej alla! My name is Annika Schroder, and I am a senior Scandinavian Studies and Biology major here at GAC. I think I have a pretty unique upbringing, being that I have a Swedish father and American mother, but also considering that I grew up in Puerto Rico. It was this mixture of cultures in […]

Beginning the 2018-19 Academic Year

This fall the Department of Scandinavian Studies welcomes back Associate Professor and incoming Department Chair Dr. Ursula Lindqvist after her year-long sabbatical. She joins her colleagues Associate Professor Dr. Kjerstin Moody and Associate Professor Dr. Glenn Kranking after their sabbatical time away. Our amazing Visiting Instructor David Jessup begins his fourth year teaching in the […]

Fall 2018 Courses Offered in the Department of Scandinavian Studies

Fall 2018 Courses Offered in the Department of Scandinavian Studies:   HIS-219: Scandinavia Since 1800 Associate Professor Glenn Kranking MWF, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.   Poor, socially stratified, politically autocratic, internationally insignificant are words which accurately describe Scandinavia in the early 19th century. Prosperous, egalitarian, democratic, internationally significant are words which accurately describe Scandinavia today. What […]

Visiting Assistant Professor of Swedish and Scandinavian Studies

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Swedish and Scandinavian Studies in the Department of Scandinavian Studies to begin in January 1, 2017 and end January 31, 2018.   We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful […]

May 2-5: 2016 Out of Scandinavia Artist in Residence Sámi Musician and Environmental Activist Sofia Jannok

OUT OF SCANDINAVIA WEEK featuring 2016 Artist-in-Residence SOFIA JANNOK is finally here! The Department of Scandinavian Studies hopes you will join us at as many of these activities as you can! All events are free and open to the public. 7:30-9 pm Monday May 2 in Björling Hall Sofia Jannok will talk about her music […]

Swedish Film Institute CEO, Anna Serner, Lecture Monday, 4/18/16

Please join the Department of Scandinavian Studies on Monday, April 18, 2016, as we welcome CEO of the Swedish Film Institute Anna Serner, for the lecture “How Sweden is Working for Gender Equality in Film Production.” The lecture take place from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in 101 Beck Hall. It is free and open to the public. […]

“Öyvind Fahlström – A Roman Artist” lecture, Thursday, 3/25, 3:30 p.m., Confer 127

Please join the Department of Scandinavian Studies tomorrow (Thursday, February 25) at 3:30 p.m. in Confer 127 for a lecture by the wife of Swedish-born artist Öyvind Fahlström (1928-1976), Sharon Avery-Fahlström, of the Öyvind Fahlström Foundation & Archives at Museu d’art contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Spain.  Avery-Fahlström’s lecture “Öyvind Fahlström – A Roman Artist” offers a case […]

Alex Bielicki HECUA Lecture, Thursday, 2/18, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Join Gustavus’s Center for International and Cultural Education on Thursday, 2/18, as they welcome Alexander Bielicki, the resident director of the HECUA Norway study away program (The New Norway: Globalization, National Identity, and the Politics of Belonging) for the talk “The Goodness Regime of the North,” this Thursday, 2/18, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Konferensrum in […]

Department of Scandinavian Studies Faculty Elected to Serve on National Academic Professional Organizations in the Field

Department of Scandinavian Studies Assistant Professor Ursula Lindqvist has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS), the major national academic organization for the field. She is the second Gustavus faculty member to serve on this committee; Associate Professor Glenn Kranking (Scandinavian Studies and History) was elected […]


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