• Scandinavian Studies UW Seattle – Assistant Professor Position Available

    Position Overview Organization: College of Arts and Sciences, Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington, Seattle Title : Assistant Professor Search Number : AA21280 Position Details A tenure-track appointment is intended in Swedish studies. Applicants should have the Ph.D. degree (or foreign … [Continue Reading]

    Scandinavian Studies UW Seattle – Assistant Professor Position Available
  • Instructor of Scandinavian Literature and Culture Position Available

    The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks a full-time instructor of Scandinavian literature and culture.  Three-year appointment with possibility of renewal, starting August 2017.  A strong generalist background is required, with ability to teach core curriculum courses in English on topics … [Continue Reading]

    Instructor of Scandinavian Literature and Culture Position Available
  • Assistant Professor in Scandinavian Studies Position Available

    The Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch in the College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Scandinavian Studies, beginning August 28, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue a … [Continue Reading]

    Assistant Professor in Scandinavian Studies Position Available
  • Anna Peterson, Luther College wins award.

    Luther College Assistant Professor of History Anna Peterson, Ph.D., received the prize for the best and most innovative contribution to Historisk Tidsskrift (the Norwegian Journal of History) for 2015. She is the first American historian to receive the award. http://www.luther.edu/headlines/?story_id=716831 … [Continue Reading]

    Anna Peterson, Luther College wins award.
  • SASS 2017 Streams and Seminars Announced!

    Below please find a complete list of thematic streams and seminars for SASS 2017 Minneapolis; interested scholars may click on the titles for comprehensive information on each stream or seminar.  The formal call for papers will be issued on September 1, 2016.  If you are interested in participating in a stream or seminar, … [Continue Reading]

    SASS 2017 Streams and Seminars Announced!
  • American-Scandinavian Foundation grants 2017-18

    The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Fellowships and Grants program for the 2017/18 academic year. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016.  Awards for Research/Study in Scandinavia  The ASF will offer around $300,000 to … [Continue Reading]

    American-Scandinavian Foundation grants 2017-18
  • Propose A Thematic Stream or Seminar for the SASS 2017 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis! You Betcha!

    Propose a THEMATIC STREAM or SEMINAR (NEW FOR 2017!) for SASS 2017 in Minneapolis! DEADLINE is July 15, 2016. In anticipation of the general call for papers for SASS 2017, the 107th annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, to be held in Minneapolis, MN, 11-13 May 2017, the SASS … [Continue Reading]

    Propose A Thematic Stream or Seminar for the SASS 2017 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis! You Betcha!
  • SASS 2017 Presidential Theme: Nordic Connections Old and New

    We’d like to extend our warmest invitation to SASS 2017, which will take place In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the traditional capital of Scandinavian America. While the late 19th and early 20th century connections between the Nordic countries and the Upper Midwest have always run long and deep, we faculty here in the Twin … [Continue Reading]

    SASS 2017 Presidential Theme: Nordic Connections Old and New
  • Position Available: Visiting Assistant Professor at Gustavus Adolphus College

    Scandinavian Studies: Swedish Language and Scandinavian Studies Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Scandinavian Studies during the period January 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018. Minimum Required Qualifications: We … [Continue Reading]

    Position Available: Visiting Assistant Professor at Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Books and Publications of Interest

    Roy Andersson’s "Songs from the Second Floor": Contemplating the Art of Existence by Ursula Lindqvist University of Washington Press’ Nordic Film Classics Series, 2016 https://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/LINROY.html Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson's celebrated and enigmatic film Songs from the Second Floor, … [Continue Reading]

    Books and Publications of Interest