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.» read more »
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.» read more »
Professor Mark Sandberg has received a 2022 Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award!» read 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.» read 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, » read more »
After working thirty-one years as the Danish Literature Professor in the UC Berkeley Department of Scandinavian, Karin Sanders is retiring! During that time, Karin has poured her heart and soul in our small but mighty department and has done more than anyone else to create a rare intellectual and social milieu. » read more »
Congratulations to Lotta Weckstrom on her promotion to Continuing Lecturer effective July 1, 2020!