Cinema, Migration and the Making of the Other in Modern Sweden.
To be taught by the American-Scandinavian Foundation Swedish Visiting Lecturers.
Combines two subject areas – history and film studies. Surveys how migrants from and to Sweden from the second half of the 1800s up until today have been constructed as “the other”. Historic and cinematic interrelations concerning national identity, migration and multiculturalism in Sweden are discussed and analyzed.