Archive for March, 2013

Fall 2013 SWE and SCA Courses

Department of Scandinavian Studies Fall 2013 Courses   SWE-101-001: Swedish I Professor Ursula Lindqvist CON 125 MTWF 11.30AM-12.20PM   SWE-101-002: Swedish I Professor Kjerstin Moody VH 204 MTWF 1.30PM-2.20PM This course introduces students to the Swedish language and important aspects of modern Swedish society. Students learn to speak, read, and write Swedish through pronunciation practice, […]

Airmail: The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer Book Release

On Tuesday, April 2, the English-language translation of the book Airmail: The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer will be published. Join the Department of Scandinavian Studies at 7:00 p.m. for readings from Airmail with Minnesota poet Robert Bly and professor emeritus Roland Thorstensson, who will read Tomas Tranströmer’s words in Swedish. The event […]

Professor Emeritus Roland Thorstensson to Lecture on the Sami in Minneapolis

Professor emeritus Roland Thorstensson will present the talk “In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun: Introducing the Sami of the Nordic North” on Wednesday, March 27th, at 6:30 p.m. at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis as part of the ASI Forum series. Thorstensson will present a multimedia program on the Sami, an indigenous people, […]

“America — Land of Dreams”

Join the Department of Scandinavian Studies on Monday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Confer 128 for the lecture “America—Land of Dreams: A Swedish-American journalist’s personal and political perspective on the United States from California in the 1960s to today’s Washington, D.C.” Swedish-American journalist and author Klas Bergman’s book Amerika—drömmarnas land (America—Land of Dreams) was […]

40th Annual Scandinavian Studies Retreat

Gusties Dawn Comstock, Sofie Ågren, Lizzy Brauer and Alec Iverson, as well as, Professor Glenn Kranking spent the first weekend of spring semester at the Annual Scandinavian Studies Retreat at Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek, Wisconsin. Over 60 students, professors, and interested individuals attended the retreat in its 40th year.  Colleges and universities represented […]