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Einar Hansen Lecture 2019 - Video
November 15, 2019 | Admin

Einar Hansen Lecture 2019 video finally released!

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!

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September 10, 2019 | Admin

Einar Hansen Lecture 2019: “Knausgård: In Search of a New Form” by Toril Moi

In this lecture Toril Moi will argue that Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle represents something new in literary history. She reads My Struggle as a writer's search for a new form, an attempt to find an answer to the question: What comes after postmodernism? She shows that Knausgaard's concept of form is utterly at odds with the traditional concept of form developed by literary critics in the wake of modernism. That concept was formalist: it made us believe that form can be discussed without reference to meaning, effects, content, feelings, experiences and so on. Through an attentive reading of My Struggle, Toril Moi raises the question of wether it is possible to develop a non-formalist notion of literary form.

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September 10, 2019 | Admin

Symposium: New Nordic Cinema, September 19, Lund university

You are warmly welcome to this research seminar focusing on Nordic film and television of the past two decades, with particular emphasis on works that have gained international circulation and attention. Presentations and discussions will primarily highlight narrative, aesthetic and cultural aspects of these works, aiming to discern challenges, perspectives and possibilities for further studies of contemporary New Nordic Cinema cultures.

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August 1, 2019 | Admin

Toril Moi is the Einar Hansen-speaker 2019!

Centre for Scandinavian Studies Copenhagen - Lund and Einar Hansens Allhemsstiftelse is proud to announce that the the Einar Hansen Speaker of 2019 is the distinguished literary scholar Toril Moi! It will take place at Lund University on October 7, 2019.

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April 11, 2019 | Admin

CSS Conference 2019: Schedule now published!

The schedule is finally set and published for the CSS Conference 2019: "Scandinavian Languages and Literatures World Wide – Prospects and Challenges". A more complete programme with presentation of speakers and abstracts will follow closer to the conference, as well as information about the three keynote adresses.

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November 2, 2018 | Admin

CSS Conference 2019: Theme suggestions!

Expanded descriptions of the topic suggestions to the CSS Conference 2019: Scandinavian Languages and Literatures in the World – Prospects and Challenges (May 16-18) is now published on the conference website. The topics are not to be seen as limitations on the content of your presentations but as inspiration. If you have suggestions of other topics or perhaps a panel session we are happy to receive them!

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October 11, 2018 | Admin

CSS Conference 2019: Call for abstracts!

Call for abstracts is now out for our conference “Scandinavian Languages and Literatures in the World – Possibilities and Challenges”, held in Lund in May 2019!

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September 17, 2018 | Admin

CSS Conference 2019: “Scandinavian Languages and Literatures World Wide – Prospects and Challenges “

Centre for Scandinavian Studies Copenhagen – Lund is proud to once again invite scholars from around the world to Lund university and to the next installment of our biannual international conference! The second conference will take place between May 16th-18th 2019 and it is titled "Scandinavian Languages and Literatures World Wide – Prospects and Challenges".

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July 6, 2018 | Admin

New issue of Rethinking Scandinavia!

The second issue of RETHINKING SCANDINAVIA – CSS Publications Web Quarterly is now published, titled "Looking In, Watching Out". The articles are based on papers presented at the CSS Conference in Lund 2017 and deals with both “external” and “internal” images of and perspectives on Scandinavia and concepts like “Scandinavian” and “Nordic” in different cultural spheres, as well as exploring the relationships and/or conflicts that exists between the practices of ‘looking in’ and ‘watching out.’

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