Graduate

Completed/published

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
"Selvgeografi: Placing the Works of Karl Ove Knausgard and Tomas Espedal" (2016) Adviser: Andrew K. Nestingen Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Comparative Literature
From AIDS to Assimilation: Male Homosexuality in Swedish Literature (1968-2013) (2015) Adviser: Ann-Charlotte (Lotta) Gavel Adams Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Scandinavian Area Studies, Swedish, 21st Century, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Queer Studies
Post-national Genius: Hans Christian Andersen and Henrik Ibsen (2014) Adviser: Andrew K. Nestingen Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Norwegian, 19th Century, 21st Century, Critical Theory, Culture
Digital Literary Arts -- Scandinavian E-Texts: Criticism, Theory, and Practice. (2014) Adviser: Marianne T. Stecher Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Digital Humanities, Textual Studies
"Extreme Norwegians: Black Metal as the Good Norwegian's Evil Twin" (2013) Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Norwegian, Music
Reading the Surface: The Danish Gothic of B.S. Ingemann, H.C. Andersen, and Karen Blixen (2013) Marianne T. Stecher
Adviser: Marianne T. Stecher
Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Danish, 19th Century, 20th Century, Critical Theory, Romanticism
"Literary Anxiety in Contemporary Norwegian Metafiction: Hanne Ørstavik, Lars Saabye Christenen, and Dag Solstad." (2012) Adviser: Jan Sjåvik Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Norwegian
"Jon Fosse in the Light and Shadow of Ibsen: Writing Styles, Affect, and Reception" (2012) Adviser: Jan Sjåvik Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Norwegian
"Symbolic Ecologies and Intertexual Conservation: An ecocritical analysis of inter-symbolic relationships in Finno-Karelian oral and literary traditions" (2011) Evan Wright
Adviser: Andrew K. Nestingen
Scandinavian Literature and Culture
"Queered Bodies That Matter: Non-normative Bodies in Selected Paintings by Odd Nerdrum and 'Ecce Homo' by Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin" (2011) Adviser: Ia Dübois Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Queer Studies
"Danishness and Otherness: Representations of Muslims and Jews in Danish Literature"  (2011) Adviser: Marianne T. Stecher Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Danish
"Questioning the genius: Postmodern literary interpretations of Norwegian national literary geniuses Henrik Ibsen and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson" (2011) Adviser: Andrew K. Nestingen Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Norwegian
"Screening the Norwegian Heart: The Cultural Politics and Aesthetics of the Emotions in Norwegian Cinema, 2000-2008" (2009) Adviser: Andrew K. Nestingen Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Norwegian
"Nature and Imagery in Olav H. Hauge's Poetry" (1978) Katherine Jane Hanson Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Norwegian, Poetry and Poetics
"Norwegian Double-Weave and the Warp-Weighted Loom: A North Gudbrandsdal Tradition" (Completed/published) Adviser: Terje I. Leiren Scandinavian Area Studies, Norwegian
"Imagining Themselves: National Belongings in the Post-Ethnic Nordic Literature" (Completed/published) Adviser: Ann-Charlotte (Lotta) Gavel Adams Scandinavian Literature and Culture
"The Religious Origins of Democratic Pluralsim: Paul Peter Waldenstrom and the Politics of the Swedish Awakening, 1868-1917" (Completed/published) Adviser: Terje I. Leiren Scandinavian Area Studies, Swedish
"Escape or Rescue? The Flight of the Danish Jews to Sweden in 1943" (Completed/published) Adviser: Terje I. Leiren Scandinavian Area Studies, Danish, Swedish
"Post-Soviet Identity in Nordic Fiction: Trauma of Occupation and Sex Trafficking in Sofi Oksanen's Purge and Lukas Moodysson's Lilya 4-ever" (Completed/published) Liina-Ly Roos
Adviser: Guntis Šmidchens
Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Baltic Studies
"'True Stories' - The Plitics of Emotion in Works of Performative Realism in Recent Swedish Fiction" (Completed/published) Adviser: Ann-Charlotte (Lotta) Gavel Adams Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Swedish, Comparative Literature
"Ploughshares to Processors:  an ecological critique of technology in Post-War Finnish and American fiction" (Completed/published) Evan Wright
Adviser: Andrew K. Nestingen
Scandinavian Literature and Culture, Finnish, 20th Century, Comparative Literature, Ecocriticism, Literary Criticism, Novel/Prose Fiction, Science and Technology