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.
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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.
From the editors: “We are convinced that the present issue of Scandia Journal will provide new directions and impulses in medieval Norse studies in Latin America as well as in romance speaking countries in general. We are grateful for all the support and interest we have received to this issue, especially from several European scholars … We wish a helpful and enjoyable reading, not without taking the opportunity to invite you all to participate in the forthcoming third edition.”
Apardjón Journal for Scandinavian Studies is a multi-disciplinary open access, online journal, attached to the Centre for Scandinavian Studies at the University of Aberdeen, which aims to create a platform for postgraduate and early career researchers to publish and promote their academic work. With a focus first and foremost on the Old Norse world, the journal is especially interested in interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies within the field of Medieval Scandinavian Studies but will consider articles from different geographies that are connected to the Norse world.
New edition of introductory book on Danish grammar co-authored by CSS member Robert Zola Christensen.
Scandinavian Philology är en tidskrift som ges ut av Sankt Petersburgs statliga universitet (Sankt Petersburg, Ryssland) två gånger om året. Den tar upp ämnen som nordiska språk, litteratur i Norden, kultur i Norden samt kulturförbindelser mellan Norden och andra länder, översättning (från eller till de nordiska språken) i teori och praktik.
Kyngervi, meaning ‘gender’ in Icelandic, is a new journal in Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Studies with a focus primarily on gender and queer studies, but also taking a broader consideration of studies of ‘the Other’ – we aim to bring the marginalized to the forefront. We therefore also center race, disability, human/animal studies, and other related themes. Kyngervi is double-blind peer reviewed, run by students, for students to showcase their work.
Nordic Narratives of Nature and the Environment is the first English language anthology that presents ecocritical research on northern European literatures and cultures. The contributors examine specifically Nordic narratives of nature and the environment, with a focus on the cultures and literatures of the modern northern European countries Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, including Sápmi, which is the land traditionally inhabited by the indigenous Sami people.
A collection of new translations of poems by the Norwegian author Tarjei Vesaas´s poems into English, by Roger Greenwald.
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.’