Academic journal article Scandinavian Studies

The Ninety-Third Annual Meeting: Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study: Minneapolis, Minnesota 1-3 May 2003

Academic journal article Scandinavian Studies

The Ninety-Third Annual Meeting: Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study: Minneapolis, Minnesota 1-3 May 2003

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Thursday Afternoon

SASS EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING

Thursday Evening

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Friday Morning Session I, 8:30-10:00 A.M.

I. TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GRANTWRITING FOR INDMDUALS AND INSTITUTIONS

Moderator: Edward Gallagher (American-Scandinavian Foundation)

* Niklas Arnegren, Swedish Consulate General, New York

* Jeanie Lovell, Luther College

* Ellen McKey, American-Scandinavian Foundation

* Silje Roalsvik, Norwegian Information Service

2. CONTEMPORARY SWEDISH LITERATURE

Chair: Mary Kay Norseng (University of California, Los Angeles)

* Marianne Stecher-Hansen, University of Washington "Struensee's Head and the Spectacle of the Scaffold: Enquist, Biehl, and Foucault."

* Sandy Straubhaar, University of Texas, Austin "Coincident Serendipity: Jan Guillou's Templars and Current Swedish Neo-Medievalism."

* Ross Shideler, University of California, Los Angeles "Revisiting Enquist or The Royal Physician's Visit to Denmark."

3. MALE IMAGES

Chair: Ellen Rees (Arizona State University)

* Katarina Tucker, University of Wisconsin, Madison "Heidenstam and Wilde: Coincidence or Plagiarism? The Case of Hans Alienus and Dorian Gray."

* Jorn Erslev Andersen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities "The Fashionable J.P. Jacobsen 1900 and 2000."

* Juergen Laun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities "Oh Brother, Who Art Thou?'--Male Self-Understanding and Female Mis-Appropriation in Herman Bang's Brodre."

4. SOCIOLINGUISTIC CHANGE IN SCANDINAVIA

Chair: Dan Karvonen (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

* Stephen Walton, Ivar Aasen Institute, Hogskulen i Volda, Norway "Breaking all the 'rawls': Individual and collective rights in language-planning."

* Krista Varantola and Kate Moore, University of Tampere "The Finnish Use of English in Advertising--Another Finglish?"

* Robert Brown, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill "The Changing Urban Dialect of Bergen, Norway."

5. IMMIGRATION AND THE DAKOTA CONFLICT

Chair: Debbie Miller (Minnesota Historical Society)

* Betty Bergland, University of Wisconsin, River Falls "Norwegian Immigrants and the Dakota Conflict."

* Joy Lintelman, Concordia College "Swedish Immigrants and the Dakota Conflict."

* Commentators: Odd Lovoll, St. Olaf College Byron Nordstrom, Gustavus Adolphus College

6. SAMI I

Chair: Thomas DuBois (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

* Krister Stoor, Umea University "Teacher, Storyteller, and Yoiker: A Picture of Karin Stenberg, a Forest Sami Pathfinder."

* John Weinstock, University of Texas, Austin "The Fox, The Bear, and the Mountain Sami: Sami Animal Tales:

* Borje Vahamaki, University of Toronto "L.L. Laestadius as Lappish Mythologist."

7. NORWEGIAN ART AND MUSIC

Chair: Jan Sjavik (University of Washington)

* Clarence Burton Sheffield, Macalester College, University of Oslo "Hans Frederik Gude: The Jubilee Year."

* Allison Aune and Jeanne Doty, University of Minnesota, Duluth "The Backer Sisters: Norway's Legacy to Art and Music."

8. PEDAGOGY I

Chair: Allison Spenader (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

* Gun Edberg-Caldwell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities "Moving Beyond the Heritage Trap with Technology: CDROMS and Web-enhanced Courses for Language Learners."

* Aili Flint, Columbia University "From Audio-Visual to Verbal: Impact of Authentic Sounds and Images on Language Learners--Finnish at Colurnbia University."

* Marte Hult, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities "A Twenty-First Century Norwegian Language Text for TEL."

Friday Morning Session II, 10:30-12:00 A.M.

I. IBSEN

Chair: Marilyn Blackwell (The Ohio State University)

* William Banks, University of Wisconsin, Madison "Kierkegaard and Ibsen Revisited: The Dialectics of Despair in Brand. …

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