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The Department of Literary Studies at Ghent University has a tenure-track vacancy in the field of Swedish Literature, to start on 1 September 2020. The position is the equivalent of lecturer in the UK system and assistant professor in the US system, and embraces academic research, teaching, and service.
The thirty-ninth annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC) will be held at Western University from Monday, June 1–Thursday, June 4, 2020. Deadline for submission of proposals for panels/abstracts is January 15, 2020.
A Doctoral Research Fellowship in Scandinavian literature is available at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies (ILN), University of Oslo.
The deadline for submissions of paper proposals for the SASS conference in Puerto Rico is approaching this Sunday, December 1. We will issue an extension on Monday, with a final deadline of December 15. We hope this gives you enough time to recruit even more contributors to your fascinating streams, and to alert anyone else who might be interested!
The recording of the Einar Hansen Lecture 2019 – "Knausgård: In Search of a New Form" by distinguished literary scholar Toril Moi is now finally available to watch!
Contemporary Nordic Literature and Spatiality (Palgrave Macmillan 2019), edited by Kristina Malmio and Kaisa Kurikka, is now available as Open Access. The volume presents a detailed mapping of recent Nordic literature and its different genres (fiction, poetry, and children’s literature) through the perspective of spatiality.
In the continuation of the workshops organized since 2016 around the mythemes of the North, the organizers invite scholars in Scandinavian Studies to reflect on the evolutions of the imaginations of the Nordic region with case studies or theoretical considerations. Deadline November 30.
This volume considers in depth how social norms affected the creation and functioning of societies in the medieval North, approaching the topic from a range of disciplinary angles including law-making, politics, religion, and literacy. Edited by Jakub Morawiec, Aleksandra Jochymek and Grzegorz Bartusik.