Entries tagged with ‘Scandinavian Studies’

Ursula Lindqvist

“It’s why I teach, because really it means I get to be a student for life.” What are your areas of research and teaching expertise? Nordic colonialisms and postcolonial studies, comparative literature, Swedish/Gustavus settler history, Indigenous relations, global Nordic cinema, Swedish language and literature, diversity and social change in the global North  What is your […]

Professor Roland Thorstensson

“The Professor Emeritus and former Director Of Scandinavian Studies on one of his legacies: The Sweden Today Program.” Fifteen or so years ago, College president James Peterson asked Thorstensson to design a custom program to Sweden for Gustavus students. Thorstensson hesitated—among other reasons, he was close to retirement. Then he thought, “Why not try to […]