Announcing the Fall 2015 Colloquia Series

The Department of Scandinavian presents its Fall 2015 series of lectures.

All talks are held in 6415 Dwinelle at 4:30pm unless otherwise noted, with a reception to follow. More information to be announced; details are subject to change. Each event will be published on this website and the UC Berkeley Calendar of Events with expanded details.

  • Monday, September 14: Per Thomas Andersen, University of Oslo. “After Honor: From Egil Skallagrimsson to Karl Ove Knausgaard”
  • Monday, October 5: Tony Sorensen, IT University of Copenhagen. “Narrative Aspects of Svend Aage Madsen’s Mange soere ting for”
  • Friday, October 23: Elsebeth Welander-Berggren.“Swedish Art at the World Fair 1915”
  • Monday, November 2: Torsten Bogh Thomsen, University of Southern Denmark. “Flydende Noiagratin: Co-Misanthropy and Climate-Melancholia in New Danish Poetry”
  • Monday, November 16: Elisabeth Oxfeldt, University of Oslo. “Scandinavian Narratives of Guilt and Privilege in an Age of Globalization”
  • Friday, December 4: Farnaz Arbabi and Athena Farrokhzad, “Migration, Racism, and Revolution in Contemporary Swedish Literature and Theater” 370 Dwinelle Hall, 4:30pm.

Contact or (510)642-4484 with questions.