In order to preserve the history and accomplishments of its distinguished faculty, the University of California Berkeley Emeriti Association (UCBEA) has begun making video recordings of interviews with individual emeriti.(more…)
Search Announcement! Assistant Professor in the area of Arctic Studies with an emphasis in indigenous studies
The Department seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the area of Arctic Studies with an emphasis in indigenous studies, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023.(more…)
Professor Mark Sandberg has received a 2022 Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award!(more…)
Researchers use AI – and witchcraft folklore – to map the coronavirus conspiracy theories that have sprung up. Professor Timothy Tangherlini provides insight into the connection between conspiracy theories and folklore in this article in the Guardian.
In an article from USA Today, COVID conspiracy theories involving Bill Gates are compared to a with hunt.
Karen Møller started as Lecturer and Language Program Coordinator in the UC Berkeley Department of Scandinavian in 1991 and retired July 1, 2021, exactly 30 years later.(more…)
The Department presents a new resource for undergraduate and graduate students: a list of recurring fellowships, grants, and scholarships. Find it under Resources > Fellowships and Grants, or click here.
Professor Jonas Wellendorf is this year’s winner of the Dag Strömbäck prize, presented by the Kungl Gustav Adolfs Akademien, (more…)
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!