Entries tagged with ‘Scandinavian Studies’

Six Questions with Danish Author Dorthe Nors

Nors is at Gustavus through May 10 as the 2018-2019 Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence hosted by the Department of Scandinavian Studies.

Three Questions with Scandinavian Folklore Expert Stephen Mitchell

The Robert S. And Else Friend Professor of Scandinavian and Folklore at Harvard University will offer a free public lecture on Oct. 25.

Swedish Ambassador Visits Gustavus

Karin Olofsdotter, the Swedish Ambassador to the United States, visited campus and met with students during her three-day trip to Minnesota.

Schroder Wins Seaborg Award From Swedish Council of America

Gustavus junior Annika Schroder will travel to Sweden and attend the Nobel Prize Ceremony as the winner of the Seaborg Award.

Jared Morningstar Wins Swedish Council of America Scholarship

A senior from Stillwater, Minn., Morningstar will use the SCA's Humanities Scholarship to carry out independent research in Sweden this fall.

Karl Satterlund ’19 Awarded Swedish Language Scholarship

Gustavus first-year student Karl Satterlund was recently awarded a Swedish Language Scholarship by the Swedish Council of America (SCA). The award will help Satterlund study in Sweden for a semester next spring.

Grammy-nominated Sámi Musician and Activist Sofia Jannok to Visit and Perform at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Scandinavian Studies will host Sofia Jannok as the 2016 Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence. Jannok will be on campus for a series of events taking place May 2-5.

Swedish Film Institute CEO Anna Serner Speaks at Gustavus

The Gustavus Department of Scandinavian Studies recently hosted Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute (SFI), for an on-campus lecture on gender equality in the film industry.

History Professor Receives Honor From King of Sweden

Byron Nordstrom, professor of history and Scandinavian studies at Gustavus Adolphus College, was awarded the insignia of Commander in the Royal Order of the Polar Star on Friday, Nov. 8 from Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf.

Alumnus Lars Löfgren to Speak During Out of Scandinavia Week

Lars Löfgren, theater impresario and a 1958 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, will return to his alma mater as an artist-in-residence as part of the college's upcoming Out of Scandinavia Week Sept. 29-Oct. 6.