Scandinavian Studies

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 […]

The Department Congratulates Professor Ursula Lindqvist on her Forthcoming Book on Swedish Director Roy Andersson

The Department is so excited to share this recent link from the University of Washington Press with information about Assistant Professor Ursula Lindqvist’s forthcoming book Roy Andersson’s Songs from the Second Floor: Contemplating the Art of Existence, which will be published in June. Ursula was featured in an interview about Andersson with NPR’s Nede […]

Spring 2016 SWE and SCA courses

    SPRING 2016 SWE & SCA COURSES   SWE-102, Swedish II (3 sections) David Jessup, Confer Hall 332 – 12:30-1:20 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Ursula Lindqvist, Vickner Hall 304 – 12:30-1:20 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday David Jessup, Confer Hall 332 – 1:30-2:20 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday A continuation of SWE-101, this course introduces students […]

Three employment opportunities at DIS Stockholm

DIS Stockholm is seeking Swedes, Swedish language speakers, Sweden experts and enthusiasts to form their dynamic, entrepreneurial, and service-minded team in Stockholm. Use your professional experience living/studying/working in another culture, your communication and project management skills, your in-depth knowledge of Stockholm and Swedish culture, and your motivation to engage academically and socially with students to […]

Annual Scandinavian Studies Homecoming BBQ!

Hej Scandinavian Studies students, friends and alums! Join the Department of Scandinavian Studies at its annual Student-Alumni Homecoming BBQ, which takes place after the football game on Homecoming Saturday at Professor Glenn Kranking’s home. It is a chance to get to know other students taking Scandinavian Studies and Swedish courses — and a way to […]