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  • 102nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study:Salt Lake City, Utah 3-5 May 2012

Friday, May 3 8:30 a.m.

  1. 1. COMMUNITY AND BELIEF STREAM: RETHINKING SECULAR HUMANISM IN MODERN THOUGHT AND LITERATURE
    Chair: Dean Krouk, Pacific Lutheran University

    • ■ Olivia Gunn, University of California, Irvine, "Consuming Hedvig: the Romantic Child and the Ideology of Realism"

    • ■ Gísli Magnússon, Aarhus University, "The Taboo of Spirituality? A Discussion of the Reception of Peter Høeg's Latest Novels"

    • ■ Mark Safstrom, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "'Works of Love' vs. 'Scenes of Marriage': Kierkegaard's and Bergman's Thought Projects on Doubt and Duty"

  2. 2. LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND THE AUTHOR
    Chair: Kjerstin Moody, Gustavus Adolphus College

    • ■ Rochelle Wright, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Kerstin Ekman's Grand final i skojarbranschen: Identity and Autofiction"

    • ■ Rennesa Osterberg Jessup, St. Olaf College, "'Bli i hvert fall ikke lektor'—Literary Anxiety in Dag Solstad's Works of the 1990s"

    • ■ Susan Brantly, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Gender and the Historical Novel Revisited" [End Page 545]

  3. 3. PERFORMANCE STUDIES STREAM: PERFORMING HISTORIOGRAPHY AND THE HISTORIOGRAPHY OF PERFORMANCE IN SCANDINAVIA
    Chair: Wade Hollingshaus, Brigham Young University

    • ■ Kimberly J. La Palm, University of California, Los Angeles, "Pre-Reformation Performance Tradition in Scandinavia"

    • ■ Amanda Doxtater, University of California, Berkeley, "Performing Bodies and Historical Allegory: Carl Th. Dreyer's Blade af Satans bog (1921; Leaves from Satan's Book)"

    • ■ James Massengale, University of California, Los Angeles, "Performing the Gustavian Other: Bellman's Marktschreier in Wide-Angle Perspective"

  4. 4. TRANS-ATLANTIC IDENTITIES
    Chair: Dag Blanck, Augustana College and Uppsala University

    • ■ Peter Mortensen, Aarhus University and Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation, and Higher Education, "'Indianerne og Viet-Cong og de andre I slog ihje!': Playing Indian in the Danish Counterculture"

    • ■ Lisa Locascio, University of Southern California, "Shopping for a Ghost: Helga Crane Haunts Copenhagen"

    • ■ Ulf Jonas Bjork, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, "'Yesaah, Yessah, Pastor Swarting': Portrayals of African-Americans in the Swedish Immigrant Press"

  5. 5. VISUAL STUDIES 1
    Chair: Mark Mussari, Independent Scholar

    • ■ Erik Schjeide, University of California, Berkeley, "Projections of Trolls: Illustrations by Theodor Kittelsen"

    • ■ Bart Pushaw, Indiana University Bloomington, "The Nordic Gaze: Homosexuality and Scandinavian Art, 1884-1916"

Friday 10:30 a.m.

  1. 6. COMMUNITY AND BELIEF STREAM: RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND DANISH IDENTITY
    Chair: Dean Krouk, Pacific Lutheran University [End Page 546]

    • ■ Julie Allen, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Mormonens Offer (1911): The White Slave Trade Gets Religion"

    • ■ Jakob Holm, University of Texas at Austin, "Ironic Entanglements—From Hans Christian Andersen to the Muhammad Cartoons"

    • ■ Linda Badley, Middle Tennessee State University, "Antichrist, Misogyny, and Witch Burning: The Norse Pagan Contexts"

  2. 7. IMAGES OF SWEDEN
    Chair: Susan Brantly, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    • ■ Dag Blanck, Augustana College and Uppsala University, "More than Sex, Socialism, and Suicide? Making Sense of the American Image of Sweden in the Twentieth Century"

    • ■ Anna Blomster, University of California, Los Angeles, "Vote for Sweden!—The Red Cottage as Unifier and Divider in Visual Political Rhetoric"

    • ■ Aaron Seth Kahn, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "A Strange New World: Folkhemmet in Per Anders Fogelström's Stockholm Series"

  3. 8. DANISH ROMANTICISM
    Chair: Nate Kramer, Brigham Young University

    • ■ Désirée M. Ohrbeck, University of Washington "Melancholy and the Mermaid—Affecting Emotions in the New Millennium"

    • ■ Ian James Thompson, University of California, Berkeley, "Reorienting the Selves: The Scientific and Romantic Mind of B.S. Ingemann"

  4. 9. PERFORMANCE STUDIES STREAM: PERFORMING SCANDINAVIAN FEMALES
    Chair: Wade Hollingshaus, Brigham Young University

    • ■ Elizabeth Stokkebye, University of California, Berkeley, "Between Art and Life Lies Performance: A Presentation of My One-Act Play Over Dinner"

    • ■ Milda Halvorson, Concordia College, "Theater for Women: The Norwegian Playwright Lene Therese Teigen"

      Roundtable discussion involving all stream members [End Page 547]

  5. 10. IMMIGRATION AND IDENTITY
    Chair: Karen Møller, University of California, Berkeley

    • ■ Leila Karin Österlind, Stockholm University, "Diversity and the Politics of Visibility among Young Muslim Women in Sweden"

    • ■ Inger M. Olsen, Portland State University, "Realism and Predestination in Kirsten Thorup...

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Additional Information

ISSN
2163-8195
Print ISSN
0036-5637
Pages
pp. 545-555
Launched on MUSE
2013-08-23
Open Access
No
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