Scandinavian Impulses

Events

 

Spring 2011 Events

Lecture and Discussion: "Nordic Larp: Grassroots Expression and Playful Art"

Markus Montola
School of Information Sciences
University of Tampere, Finland

Monday, April 4, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Isenberg School of Management room 137

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (360 KB).

Lecture and Discussion: "Crisis for European Social Democracy? A Swedish Perspective"

Hon. Thomas Bodström
Former Swedish Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament (Riksdag)

Thursday, March 24, 2011
1:00 p.m.
Campus Center 917

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (1.3 MB).

Fiddle Event Flyer

Musical Performance and Discussion: "Folk Fiddling Across Sweden: A Smörgåsbord of Musical Traditions"

Lydia Ievins and Andrea Larson

Friday, February 11, 2011
4:30 p.m.
Herter Hall 227

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (7.6 MB).

 

Fall 2010 Events

Fall 2010 Series Brochure with all event descriptions
(reduced file, JPEG, 404 KB) (full size, PDF, 14.8 MB)

Lecture: "DeCODE Me! On Personal Genomics"

Prof. Gísli Pálsson, University of Iceland

Monday, November 15, 2010
7:00 p.m.
Skinner 12

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (6 MB).

Film: Edvard Munch

1974, dir. Peter Watkins; in Norwegian with English subtitles

Monday, November 1, 2010
6:00 p.m.
Herter 227

Part of Scandin 397V: Viking Revival and German 793A: German Expressionism and its Cinematic Legacy

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (643 KB).

Svalbard Lecture flyer

Lecture and Discussion: "Arctic Research Immersion at Svalbard's Icy Margins"

Prof. Julie Brigham-Grette, Geosciences, UMass Amherst

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
4:00 p.m.
Goessmann 20

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (397 KB).

Heima Flyer

Film: Heima

2009, directed by Dean DeBlois, featuring Sigur Rós

Thursday, October 7, 2010
8:00 p.m.
Goessmann 64

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (983 KB).

 

Spring 2010 Events

Flyer for Jytte Klausen event

Lecture: "The Danish Cartoons and the State of Muslim-West Relations"

Prof. Jytte Klausen
Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation
Brandeis University

Thursday, April 22, 2010
4:15 p.m.
School of Management room 137

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (2.9 MB).

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Lecture and Film Screening: The Kautokeino Rebellion

Dr. Kathleen Osgood Dana
University of the Arctic

Dr. Richard Jones-Bamman
Associate Professor of Music, World Music and History
Eastern Connecticut State University

Monday, March 29, 2010
4:00 p.m. (lecture)
5:30 p.m. (film screening)
School of Management room 133

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (1.2 MB)

Many thanks to Metronome Film.

Presented by German & Scandinavian Studies and Scandihoovians.

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Lecture: "Harry Schein, the Elegant: On Male Belonging and Exclusion"

Dr. Louise Wallenberg
Centre for Fashion Studies
Stockholm University

Thursday, March 25, 2010
7:00 p.m.
Herter Hall 225

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (270 KB)

Presented by German & Scandinavian Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Vidgis Ystad Event Flyer

Lecture: "Ibsen on the World's Stage"

Dr. Vigdis Ystad
Professor of Scandinavian Literature
Centre for Ibsen Studies, University of Oslo

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
4:00 p.m.
Herter Hall 301

Click to the left for a PDF flyer (3.4 MB)

Presented by German & Scandinavian Studies.


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