This month will see the release of Professor Marianne Stecher's new book, "The Creative Dialectic in Karen Blixen's Essays: On Gender, Nazi Germany, and Colonial Desire." The University of Chicago Press, which is distributing the book, has supplied this description:
On February 27th, Melissa M. Lucas successfully completed the oral defense of her doctoral dissertation, "Digital Literary Arts -- Scandinavian E-Texts: Criticism, Theory, and Practice." The dissertation, supervised by Professor Marianne Stecher, explores Scandinavian Electronic Literature, which has emerged as a distinct digital and multi-modal literary art since the late 1980s.
The most recent edition of the Danish Embassy's Cultural Frontrunners Newsletter is out and is filled with information about "cultural news" coming from Denmark. Take a look at the attachment to get a sense of the various developments in Danish film, music and literature.
The deadline for this year's Leif Erickson Lodge scholarships is coming up fast! All completed applications, supporting documents, and recommendations must be POSTMARKED by March 31, 2014, to the Leif Erikson Hall office. Applications and more information are available in the Leif Erikson Hall office, Monday through Friday from 10AM-3PM, and on their website and under the scholarship tab at: www.leiferiksonlodge.com
Below are a few of the details for each award.