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Scandinavian Impulses Series 1

 

Spring 2011 Events

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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

 

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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

 

Fiddle Event Flyer

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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

 

 

Fall 2010 Events

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

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Lecture

DeCODE Me! On Personal Genomics

Prof. Gísli Pálsson, University of Iceland

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

 

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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

 

Svalbard Lecture flyer

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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

 

Heima Flyer

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Film

Heima

2009, directed by Dean DeBlois, featuring Sigur Rós

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

 

 

Spring 2010 Events

 

Flyer for Jytte Klausen event

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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

 

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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

 

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

 

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

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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

 

Presented by German & Scandinavian Studies.


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