Congratulations to Tiffany White for winning the Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Fellowship for American academics to do research in Iceland in the academic year 2019-20. Brava Tiffany!
Congratulations to Sherilyn Hellberg for winning the American Scandinavian Foundation’s Leif and Inger Sjöberg Award for her translation of Danish author Caspar Eric’s work.
Here’s an interview with graduate student Rosie Taylor, and her chain mail demonstration at CalDay (April 21, 2018). (more…)
Congratulations to Ida Johnson for winning this year’s Birgit Baldwin Fellowship to support her dissertation research on “The Barn and the Beast: The Queerness of Child-Animal Figurations in Scandinavian Literature and Culture.” Impressively, Ida was also slated for (but had to defer) an award from the American Scandinavian Foundation (ASF). Hjertelig tillykke!
We are happy to announce that Rosie Taylor is this year’s recipient of the Department’s Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award. Congratulations to Rosie.
Professor Karin Sanders and Scandinavian graduate student Zachary Blinkinsop have been awarded a 2018 ARC fellowship to advance interdisciplinary research in the arts at UC Berkeley!