The Department of Scandinavian Studies will open courses to the public during Sweden Week, and welcome the public to come and listen to lectures by four professors in the Department.

The Making of the Myth of Swedish Sexuality and Ingmar Bergman’s films in the 1950s

Tuesday May 4, 1:30 pm – 3:20 pm in SMITH Hall 120 at the UW
Professor Ia Dübois

SCAND 367:  Sexuality in Scandinavia – Myth and Reality


Sweden’s Global Role

Wednesday May 5, 10:30 am – 11:20 am in Sieg Hall 134 at the UW
Professor Christine Ingebritsen

SCAND 437: Scandinavian Politics


Narratives on sustainability: Gustav Fröding, Tomas Tranströmer and others

Wednesday May 5, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm in Parrington Hall 120 at the UW
Visiting Fulbright-Hildeman Professor Olavi Hemmilä

SCAND 490/590: Sustainability in Contemporary Scandinavian Society


Ulcers, Fat, and Tattoos:  Swedish Crime Fiction Since the 1960

Thursday May 6, 11:30 pm – 12:20 pm in Communications 326 at the UW

Professor Andrew Nestingen

SCAND 470:  Scandinavian Crime Fiction

Space is limited.

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