101st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study: Chicago, Illinois: 28-30 April 2011

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101st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study: Chicago, Illinois: 28-30 April 2011


FRIDAY, APRIL 29 8:30 A.M.

1. Austrian and Scandinavian Connections Chair: Marv Slind, Luther College

* Leonardo F. Lisi, Johns Hopkins University, "Kierkegaard in Innsbruck"

* Lars Christiansen, University of Aarhus, "Georg Brandes' Discovery of Fredrich Nietzsche, Their Philosophical Relationship, and View ou Goethe"

* Gisli Magnusson, University of Aarhus, "Scandinavian Courtesy and Spiritualistic Modernity in Rainer Maria Rilke's The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge"

2. LITERARY TRAUMA

Chair: Melissa Gjellstad, University of North Dakota

* Suze van der Poll, University of Amsterdam, "Traumatic Memory in Per Petterson's Prose"

* Pal Bjorby, University of Bergen, "The Trauma of Sexual Initiation: Asmund Sveen's 'Guten i graset" Homoerotic Aesthetics and Vitalism"

* Unni Langas, University of Agder, "Jon Fosse's Novel Naustet (The Boathouse) as Trauma Narrative"

3. PERFORMANCE STUDIES (1)

Chair: Tanya Thresher, University of Wisconsin

* John Eason, University of Madison, "Swedish Schlager Divas and Gay Male Subjectivity"

* Christie Nittrouer, University of California, "Comedic Revolt in Transnational Sweden"

* Lars Saetre, University of Bergen, "Topographical Space--Textual Action: On the Representational Mode in Jon Fosse's Fiction and Dramatic Art"

4. REGIONALISM AND NORDIC CINEMA

Chair: Anders Marklund, Lund University and Malmo University

* Anna W. Stenport, University of Illinois, "The Concept of Regions: Film Industry and Policy Examples"

* Andrew Nestingen, University of Washington, "High-Impact Films"

* Monika Zagar, University of Minnesota, "Adoption Theme in Upperdog"

5. DANISH ART

Chair: Michael Metcalf, University of Mississippi

* Marja Lahelma, University of Helsinki, "The Great Relief by J.F. Willumsen--An Impossible Masterpiece?"

* Karen Westphal Eriksen, University of Copenhagen, "At Home with Modem Art"

* Kerry Greaves, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, "Pedagogy, Provocation, and Paradox: Denmark's Kunstnernes Studieskole"

6. EUROPEAN EXPERIENCES OF GLOBAL VISIONS Chair/Moderator: Andrew Newby

* Andrew Newby, University of Aberdeen and University of Helsinki, "Scandinavia and the British Isles: Perspectives on Teaching and Networking"

* Johan Strang, University of Helsinki, "The Welfare State: A Way of Defining Nordicness"

* Peter Stadius, University of Helsinki, "Nordic Societies and Cultures: A Common Discourse Beyond the Welfare State and the Sagas"

7- NORWEGIAN LITERATURE (I)

Chair: Ingeborg Kongslien, University of Oslo

* Claudia Berguson, Pacific Lutheran University, "Kristin Lavransdatter in the American Southern Novel: Coincidence or Plagiarism?"

* Patricia Bronte, Oslo University, "Re-working National Trauma, Re-constructing National Identity: Cecilie Loveid's 'Makespisere' and 'Maria Q"

* Dean Krouk, University of California, Berkeley, "Rolf Jacobsen's Ragnarok: Poetry, Nihilism, and Redemptive Politics"

8. NATIONAL IDENTITY (I)

Chair: Christine Ingebritsen, University of Washington

* Laurence Hare, University of Arkansas, "Nationalism, Science, and the Search for Prehistoric Origins in Northern Europe"

* Kasper Stovring, University of Southern Denmark, "The Cultural Prerequisites of Social Cohesion: With Special Attention to the Nation of Denmark"

* Claus Elholm Andersen, University of California, Los Angeles, "Oprah Does Denmark: An American Talk Show Visits the Happiest People on Earth"

9. CELTIC EXPERIENCE OF THE VIKING AGE

Chair: Maria-Claudia Tomany, Minnesota State University

* Mathew R. Holland, University of Wisconsin, "The Sword and Prestige Economy in Viking Age Ireland"

* Marcus Cederstrom, University of Wisconsin, "The Family Sagas and Medieval Scandinavian Colonialism in the British Isles"

* Thomas A.

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