Archive for October, 2014

Full house at lecture by Dr. Benjamin Teitelbaum, Head of Nordic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder

On Monday evening, October 27th, the Department of Scandinavian Studies welcomed Dr. Benjamin Teitelbaum, Head of Nordic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, for a lecture tied to his forthcoming book on the music of radical nationalism in the Nordic countries, “Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism,” forthcoming from Oxford […]

New Journal of Scandinavian Studies for Undergraduate Students

Scandinavian Studies majors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are partnering with graphic design students at Boise State in the creation of a new peer-reviewed journal where undergraduate students in the field of Scandinavian Studies can submit their work for possible publication. The journal is called The Cross Section: An Exploration of All Things Nordic. The […]

Lecture this evening: “An Oriental Prince Comes to Karlsbad: Brandes and Clemenceau Encounter the East”

This evening the Department of Scandinavian Studies will host Dr. William Banks, of the Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch, at the University of Minnesota as he presents some of his recent work on the Danish cultural critic Georg Brandes, focusing, in particular, on Brandes’s writings on human rights issues. The lecture begins at 7:00 […]

Welcome Back!

Somehow October is here, the Swedish House’s annual kräftskiva dinner has come and gone, the leaves are changing as they always so beautifully do this time of year, and the semester and academic year are well underway! The Department is thrilled to have Dr. Ursula Lindqvist beginning her second year at Gustavus, and this fall […]