Archive for 2015

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 […]

Getting ready for Fall!

The Department of Scandinavian Studies is gearing up for the start of the Fall Semester, putting final touches on course syllabi. We have an exciting year planned, and are thrilled to welcome David Jessup (not pictured) back as a colleague, so that we can continue to offer three sections of Swedish 101, making Swedish the […]

Third section of SWE-101 added for Fall 2015

A third section of Swedish 101 has been added for Fall semester 2015. The times and sections are as follow: SWE-101-001, 12:30-1:20 p.m., MTWF, Confer 333, Instructor: Ursula Lindqvist SWE-101-002, 1:30-2:20 p.m., MTWF, Confer 126, Instructor: David Jessup SWE-101-003, 12:30-1:20 p.m., MTWF, Confer 126, Instructor: Kjerstin Moody

Fall 2015 Scandinavian Studies and Swedish Courses

SWE-101, Swedish I -001: Dr. Ursula Lindqvist, Confer 333 LEC MTWF 12:30PM – 01:20PM -002: Dr. Kjerstin Moody, Confer 126 LEC MTWF 01:30PM – 02:20PM 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, conversation, and grammar study. […]

Majors/Minors Fair Today!

The second annual Major/Minor Fair will be held today from 3:00-6:00 p.m. in the Heritage Room of the student union. The Majors/Minors Fair is an opportunity to explore the wide variety of academic majors and minors available at Gustavus. You can discover areas of interest you never knew you had and meet faculty members and […]

Spring Semester 2015 Events

The spring semester of 2015 is off to a wonderful start! Three new seminars are being offered in the Department: Dr. Ursula Lindqvists’s SCA-360: Nordic Colonialisms; Dr. Kjerstin Moody’s SCA-344: Nordic Poetry, as well as her SWE-344: Ingmar Bergman. Our department congratulates Dr. Glenn Kranking on his promotion to a tenured faculty member at Gustavus […]

2015 Nobel Museum School for Young Scientists

2015 NOBEL MUSEUM SCHOOL FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS A summer scholarship program in Sweden awarded to one Gustavus student WHO: One Gustavus student and 34 Swedish students (third-year gymnasiet). WHAT: One week of school in Karlskoga, Sweden. WHEN: Nobel Week is July 26-August 1, 2015 REQUIREMENT: A good grasp of the Swedish language is a necessity […]