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.
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.
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. (more…)