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…)
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…)
Congratulations to Lotta Weckstrom on her promotion to Continuing Lecturer effective July 1, 2020!
Congratulations to Sherilyn Hellberg for winning the American Scandinavian Foundation’s Leif and Inger Sjöberg Award for her translation of Danish author Caspar Eric’s work.