Archive for 2019

2019-20 Courses in the Department of Scandinavian Studies

Scandinavian Studies and Swedish Courses 2019-2020   FALL 2019 SWE-101: Introductory Swedish I (3 sections) David Jessup: MTWF 9:00-9:50 a.m., Confer 126 Ursula Lindqvist: MTWF 12:30-1:20 p.m., Confer 332 Kjerstin Moody: MTWF 1:30-2:20 p.m., Confer 126 An introduction to the Swedish language in the context of modern Swedish society, utilizing immersion learning methods such as […]

Lecture on Contemporary Norwegian Poet Inger Elisabeth Hansen

The Department of Scandinavian Studies looks forward to welcoming Dr. Jenna Coughlin, St. Olaf College, for a lecture “You Can Shock Yourself with the Starlings: The Ecopoetry of Inger Elisabeth Hansen,” on Monday, April 15th, at 7:00 p.m. in 101 Beck Hall. Coughlin will also be a guest in Kjerstin Moody’s SCA-224: “Scandinavian Women Writers” […]

Welcome, Dorthe Nors, 2018-19 Out of Scandinavia Artist in Residence

Welcome Dorthe!! The Department of Scandinavian Studies is thrilled to announce our 2018-19 Out of Scandinavia Artist in Residence, the Danish author Dorthe Nors. One of the most original voices in contemporary Danish literature Nors has written two celebrated short story collections, one novella, and five novels. Her short stories have appeared in countless publications, […]

A Full Spring Semester 2019

The Department of Scandinavian Studies is excited for a full spring semester! The weekend of February 22-24 Gustavus students have the opportunity to attend the Upper Midwest Scandinavian Retreat at Beaver Creek Nature Reserve near Fall Creek, Wisconsin. The annual February event gathers students studying all aspects of Nordic culture from colleges and universities from […]