The Department of Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the area of Danish Literature and Culture, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. For more information (more…)
Congratulations to Tiffany White for receiving a Fulbright Grant for dissertation research at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík, Iceland. Additionally, she was awarded the Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Fellowship to aid her research in the academic year 2019-20. Brava Tiffany!
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!
Professor Emeritus John Lindow receives honorary doctorate.
Our colleague John Lindow will be awarded an honorary doctorate next month by the University of Iceland “in recognition of [his] valuable contributions to folkloristic and Nordic studies, both in Iceland and on the international stage.” Bravo, John!