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 seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in Swedish, experience teaching Swedish at all undergraduate levels, and a good general knowledge of the Nordic area. Beyond the language, competitive candidates must be able to offer Scandinavian area studies courses within their areas of preparation and show a strong interest in working closely with ... Read more about Position Available: Visiting Assistant Professor at Gustavus Adolphus College
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, his first feature film in twenty-five years, won the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000. The "songs" of the film's title refer to Andersson's artistic ruminations on the state of mankind from his office on the second floor of Studio 24 in Stockholm. The film presents a series of forty-six tableaux-long, deep-focus shots with a still camera, mostly in studio settings, using older visual tricks such as trompe l'oeil. The tableaux showcase seemingly ... Read more about Books and Publications of Interest
The 2016 SASS Annual Meeting Registration site is now open at: http://www.press.uillinois.edu/journals/ss/ssc_start.html. Remember, if you are presenting at the meeting you must be a SASS member. If you questions concerning the Program please contact: SASS2016conference@gmail.com. If you have any questions or problems with the site, please contact: email@example.com. ... Read more about Annual Meeting Registration is now OPEN!
The latest version of the 2016 SASS Annual Meeting Preliminary Program is now available to view here: SASS Program April 9 The SASS Organizing Committee is very excited to welcome you to New Orleans in a few short weeks. We have had to make quite a few changes to the initial program because of cancellations, so please check the new program for the listings any panels you may be in or chairing to make sure there are no errors or conflicts before the program is printed firstname.lastname@example.org. ... Read more about SASS Preliminary Program UPDATED!