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EUC Talks on the Arctic

Date Apr 8, 2013 - Apr 13, 2013
Location varies, see below
Sponsor study Abroad Office
Event type study abroad
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The Scandinavian Program in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the European Union Center are sponsoring the following talks, events, and screenings on Arctic culture, film, and history during the month of April:

 

Monday, April 8, at 3pm

Dr. Dag Avango, KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Closing lecture. The University Library Arctic exhibit “Names Swallowed by the Cold” in the Rare Books and Manuscript Room, 346 Main Library.

http://www.germanic.illinois.edu/news/arctic2013/documents/NamesSwallowed.pdf

More information about Dag is available here: https://www.kth.se/profile/54567/ 

 

Tuesday, April 16, at 5pm

Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB.

Professor Jan-Anders Diesen: “The Changing Polar Expedition Film”

Public talk, free and open to the public.

More information about Jan-Anders is available here: http://www.hil.no/om_hoegskolen/alle_ansatte_ved_hoegskolen_i_lillehammer_hil/jan_anders_diesen 

 

Wednesday, April 17, at 4-6pm

Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB

Polar expedition film screenings, with introduction and commentary by Professor Jan-Anders Diesen.

 

Friday, April 19, from 12-5pm

Arctic research work-in-progress workshop. Please contact Anna Stenport, aws@illinois.edu, for details.

Generous co-sponsorship of these and other events in the ‘Arctic 2013’ series have been forthcoming the Nordic Council of Ministers SNU grant, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the European Commission through the University of Illinois European Union Center, the Center for Advanced Study, the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, and the Scandinavian program