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THE DANISH SECRET TO HAPPY KIDS

THE DANISH SECRET TO HAPPY KIDS

VIRTUAL BOOK TALK WITH HELEN RUSSELL

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Join us on July 9 with a virtual discussion with author Helen Russell to celebrate the launch of THE DANISH SECRET TO HAPPY KIDS!

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ÆDNAN

ÆDNAN

VIRTUAL BOOK TALK WITH LINNEA AXELSSON & MATILDE AUGUSTA HUSEBY

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On February 13, join us for a book talk with Sámi-Swedish author Linnea Axelsson on ÆDNAN!

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2023

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISIT WITH OLE BRODERSEN

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISIT WITH OLE BRODERSEN

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See a Virtual Studio visit with Norwegian artist Ole Brodersen!

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High: A Journey Across the Himalaya, Through Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, and China

High: A Journey Across the Himalaya, Through Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, and China

Virtual Book Talk with Erika Fatland

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This April, join us for a virtual discussion with bestselling Norwegian author Erika Fatland (The Border and Sovietistan) on her epic new book High: A Journey Across the Himalaya, Through Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, and China, out now from Pegasus Books!  The Himalaya weaves through five very

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EVIL FLOWERS

EVIL FLOWERS

Book Talk with Gunnhild Øyehaug & Catherine Lacey

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This February, join us for a book talk with award-winning Norwegian writer Gunnhild Øyehaug on her new book Evil Flowers. With moderator Catherine Lacey, she’ll discuss her collection of playfully surreal stories about love, death, and metamorphosis. In Evil Flowers, a precise but madcap

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Collected Works

Collected Works

Virtual Book Talk with Lydia Sandgren & Emily Temple

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This January, join us for a virtual book talk with Swedish author and psychologist Lydia Sandgren on her new book Collected Works. With moderator Emily Temple, she’ll discuss her compelling mystery and poignant bildungsroman about love, power, and art—and what leads us

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W. A Novel by Steve Sem-Sandberg

W. A Novel by Steve Sem-Sandberg

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On March 7, we’ll be discussing W. A Novel by Steve Sem-Sandberg, who

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Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics

Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics

Book Talk with Lisa E. Bloom

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Join us for a book talk with author Lisa E. Bloom on her new book Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics!

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2022

Nordic Security in An Insecure Europe

Nordic Security in An Insecure Europe

Virtual Panel with Eric Einhorn, Katja Creutz, August Danielson & Hans Mouritzen

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In the wake of the Russian attack on Ukraine in the spring of 2022 and its humanitarian, economic, and political consequences, the countries in the Nordic region have put renewed focus on security issues within an insecure Europe. In this panel

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The Reindeer Hunters

The Reindeer Hunters

Virtual Book Talk with Lars Mytting & Maren Johnson

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Join us for the book launch of bestselling Norwegian author Lars Mytting’s The Reindeer Hunters! With moderator Maren Johnson, he’ll discuss the international bestseller and gripping historical novel set in the world of his novel The Bell in the Lake, out November 22 in translation

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New York Baltic Film Festival — Virtual Cinema

New York Baltic Film Festival — Virtual Cinema

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The Fourth Annual New York Baltic Film Festival (NYBFF) presented by Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America returns in 2022 as a hybrid festival with both in-person and virtual screenings! Virtual films in the festival will once again be available to

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The Viking Heart — Virtual Book Talk

The Viking Heart — Virtual Book Talk

With Arthur Herman

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

This September, join us for a new virtual book talk on The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World with Arthur Herman! Now out in paperback from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York Times historian and Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman’s epic story of this remarkable and truly diverse people was acclaimed

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Looking for the Hidden Folk

Looking for the Hidden Folk

Book Talk With Nancy Marie Brown

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Join us for a book talk with Nancy Marie Brown on Looking for the Hidden Folk, a wonderfully quirky new exploration of our interaction with nature out on October 4 from Pegasus Books! In exploring how Icelanders interact with nature — and their idea

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The Swedish Theory of Love

The Swedish Theory of Love

Book Talk With Henrik Berggren & Lars Trägårdh

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Join us for a book talk with Henrik Berggren and Lars Trägårdh on their new publication The Swedish Theory of Love, out in August 22 from University of Washington Press! Berggren and Trägårdh will discuss their exploration on how socialist collectivism and individuality co-exist

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The Men in Denmark's Freedom Council

The Men in Denmark's Freedom Council

Book Talk With C. Flemming Heilmann

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Join us for a book talk with C. Flemming Heilmann on his translation of Halfdan Lefevre’s The Men in Denmark’s Freedom Council, out now from Telemachus Press! Heilmann will discuss the seminal work first published in Danish in 1945, and his work in translating it

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W.: A Novel — Virtual Book Talk

W.: A Novel — Virtual Book Talk

With Steve Sem-Sandberg & Saskia Vogel

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On September 21, August Prize-winning Swedish novelist Steve Sem-Sandberg & translator Saskia Vogel join us for a virtual discussion on W. A Novel, out on June 28 from The Overlook Press! They’ll discuss the writing and translation of this new literary literary reimagining

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A Postcard to Annie With Ida Jensen, Martin Aitken & Désirée Ohrbeck

A Postcard to Annie With Ida Jensen, Martin Aitken & Désirée Ohrbeck

Virtual Nordic Literature in Translation Book Talk

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On July 13, acclaimed Danish author Ida Jessen joins us with translator Martin Aitken for a virtual discussion on the new book A Postcard for Annie. With moderator Désirée Ohrbeck, they’ll discuss the writing and translation of the prizewinning anthology hailed as an

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Salka Valka by Halldór Laxness

Salka Valka by Halldór Laxness

Virtual Nordic Literature in Translation with Philip Roughton & Doug McIntyre

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On June 21, translator Philip Roughton joins us with Doug McIntyre for a discussion on celebrated Icelandic novelist and Nobel Prize Laureate Halldór Laxness’s novel Salka Valka, out June 7 in new translation from Archipelago! On a winter night, an 11-year-old Salvör and her unmarried

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The Border

The Border

Virtual Book Talk with Erika Fatland

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On June 7, attend a virtual talk with acclaimed Norwegian author Erika Fatland (Sovietland) on her new book The Border: A Journey Around Russia Through North Korea, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Belorussia, Lithuania, Foland, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Norway, and the

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Tractatus Philosophico-Poeticus

Tractatus Philosophico-Poeticus

Virtual Book Talk with Signe Gjessing, Denise Newman & Rosie Ellison-Balaam

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On May 17, attend a virtual book talk with Danish author Signe Gjessing and translator Denise Newman on Tractatus Philosophico-Poeticus, an exquisite, lyrical reimagining of Wittgenstein’s philosophical work of 1922. With moderator Rosie Ellison-Balaam, they’ll discuss the book and its translation, out now from Lolli

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DOWN ИORTH | ИORÐUR OG NIÐUR | NER TILL ИORR

DOWN ИORTH | ИORÐUR OG NIÐUR | NER TILL ИORR

NORTH ATLANTIC TRIENNIAL VIRTUAL PROGRAM

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On May 10, curators Markús Þór Andrésson of the Rekyjavik Art Museum, Jaime DeSimone of the Portland Museum of Art and Anders Jansson of the Bildmuseet will join art writer Gregory Volk for a conversation about the North Atlantic Triennial, currently

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Nordic Literature in Translation: Damascus, Atlantis

Nordic Literature in Translation: Damascus, Atlantis

with Marie Silkeberg, Kelsi Vanada, & David Rothenberg

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On April 23, join us for a Nordic Literature in Translation event with author Marie Silkeberg and translator Kelsi Vanada on Silkeberg’s 2021 book Damascus, Atlantis, which was recently longlisted for the 2022 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. With moderator David Rothenberg, the publisher

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Helene

Helene

Virtual Cinema

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Screening virtually from Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 17, see the new film Helene, based on true events in the life of Finland’s most acclaimed painter Helene Schjerfbeck, at Scandinavia House! Virtual screenings will be accompanied by a theatrical presentation at Scandinavia House on

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A Writer Named Tove

A Writer Named Tove

Virtual Cinema

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From April 15 through 24, see an animated documentary based on the life of acclaimed Danish author Tove Ditlevsen, A Writer Named Tove /Tove i stykke, screening virtually from Scandinavia House Online! The film will include a virtual introduction by author and translator Michael

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Helene

Helene

Cinema at Scandinavia House

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On April 13, join us for a presentation of the new film Helene, based on true events in the life of Finland’s most acclaimed painter Helene Schjerfbeck, at Scandinavia House! This theatrical screening will take place at Scandinavia House and will be accompanied

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The Sixteen Trees of the Somme

The Sixteen Trees of the Somme

Virtual Book Talk with Lars Mytting

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On April 12, join us for a book talk with bestselling Norwegian author Lars Mytting on The Sixteen Trees of the Somme, his engrossing new literary novel about a family mystery, revenge and forgiveness, out April 5 from The Overlook Press! This intricately plotted new

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In Conversation: The Photography of Edvard Munch

In Conversation: The Photography of Edvard Munch

With Patricia G. Berman, MaryClaire Pappas, & Edward Gallagher

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On March 26, in coordination with our ongoing exhibition The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography, Scandinavia House presents a virtual program celebrating the release of the illustrated book The Experimental Self: The Photography of Edvard Munch, awarded with diploma as one of

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The Earth is Blue as an Orange

The Earth is Blue as an Orange

Virtual Cinema

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Beginning March 11, in celebration of the Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence and in support of Ukraine’s fight for freedom and sovereignty, Scandinavian House and the Consulate General of Lithuania in New York present virtual screenings of Iryna Tsilyk’s The Earth is Blue

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The Earth is Blue as an Orange

The Earth is Blue as an Orange

Cinema at Scandinavia House

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On March 12, in celebration of March 11’s Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence and in support of Ukraine’s fight for freedom and sovereignty, Scandinavian House and the Consulate General of Lithuania in New York present a screening of Iryna Tsilyk’s The

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EXTREME NORTH

EXTREME NORTH

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH BERND BRUNNER & ERIC JAROSINSKI

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On March 24, Scandinavia House and Deutsches Haus at NYU present a virtual program with acclaimed author Bernd Brunner and renowned Germanist, writer, and mastermind of @neinquarterly, Eric Jaronski! In today’s program, hear a reading by Brunner from his latest book, Extreme North (W. W. Norton,

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Nordic Literature in Translation: What good does it do for a person to wake up one morning this side of the new millennium

Nordic Literature in Translation: What good does it do for a person to wake up one morning this side of the new millennium

Virtual Book Talk with Randi Ward & Kim Simonsen

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On February 26, join us for a Nordic Literature in Translation event with this year’s American-Scandinavian Foundation Translation Prizewinner, Randi Ward, and the author of the work in translation, Kim Simonsen! Now in its 43rd year, ASF’s Annual Translation Competition awards prizes for

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Nordic Literature in Translation — The ASF Prizewinners

Nordic Literature in Translation — The ASF Prizewinners

With Stine Pilgaard, Hunter Simpson, Randi Ward & Kim Simonsen

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On March 5, join us for a Nordic Literature in Translation event with this year’s American-Scandinavian Foundation Translation Prizewinners, Hunter Simpson & Randi Ward, and the authors of the works in translation, Stine Pilgaard & Kim Simonsen! Now in its 43rd year, ASF’s

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Against the Ice with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Against the Ice with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Cinema at Scandinavia House

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On March 2 in celebration of the global release of Against the Ice (Peter Flinth; Iceland/Denmark, 2022), see an exclusive screening of the Netflix film with a talk by leading actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”; Oblivion) at Scandinavia House! In 1909, Denmark’s Arctic Expedition

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The Land of Short Sentences

The Land of Short Sentences

Virtual Book Talk with Stine Pilgaard & Hunter Simpson

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Join us on March 5 for a virtual book talk with Danish author Stine Pilgaard and translator Hunter Simpson to celebrate the release of The Land of Short Sentences, out March 1 from World Editions! A young woman relocates to an outlying community

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CELEBRATE LASKIAINEN WITH SCANDINAVIA HOUSE!

CELEBRATE LASKIAINEN WITH SCANDINAVIA HOUSE!

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH IDA METSBERG

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On March 1 at 11 AM, celebrate Laskiainen with Scandinavia House Online in a virtual event with Ida Metsberg! Laskiainen (Shrovetide) is often described as a “mid-winter sliding festival”. Associated with Shrove Tuesday, it is a celebration of the beginning

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Quake

Quake

Book Talk with Auður Jónsdóttir & Meg Matich

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Join us for a book talk on March 1 with Icelandic author Auður Jónsdóttir and translator Meg Matich on the new novel Quake, out on February 8 from Dottir Press! This event will take place at Scandinavia House at 7 PM ET and will also be live-streamed

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Present Tense Machine by Gunnhild Øyehaug

Present Tense Machine by Gunnhild Øyehaug

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On May 10, we’ll be discussing Present Tense Machine by Gunnhild Øyehaug, out

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To Cook a Bear by Mikael Niemi

To Cook a Bear by Mikael Niemi

Online Nordic Book Club

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On April 12, we’ll be discussing To Cook a Bear by Swedish author

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Adorable by Ida Marie Hede

Adorable by Ida Marie Hede

Online Nordic Book Club

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On March 8, we’ll be discussing Adorable by Ida Marie Hede, out in translation

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Duodji Reader — Virtual Book Talk

Duodji Reader — Virtual Book Talk

With Irene Snarby, Gunvor Guttorm, Tonje Kjellevold, & Harald Gaski

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On February 9, ASF invites you to a virtual panel on the Duodji Reader: A Selection of Twelve Essays on Duodji by Sámi Duojárat and Writers from the Past 60 Years, produced by Sámi Allaskuvla / Sámi University of Applied Sciences and Norwegian

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For the Love of Cod

For the Love of Cod

Book Talk With Eric Dregni

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Join us for a book talk with author Eric Dregni on The Love of Cod: A Father and Son’s Search for Norwegian Happiness, out April 27, 2022 from University of Minnesota Press! In this discussion, Dregni will discuss his journey to find

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National Danish Book Club — We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

National Danish Book Club — We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Explore a selection of Danish literature in English translation with a new nationwide virtual book club! Organized as part of the new National Danish Book Club and Literary Event Series on January 18, we will discuss We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen Hailed

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The Pit — Virtual Screening

The Pit — Virtual Screening

Nordic & Baltic Oscar Contenders

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The Nordic & Baltic Oscar Contenders series at Scandinavia House returns this season with select in-house and virtual screenings of films chosen by the Nordic & Baltic countries to compete for the Oscar nomination for the Best International Feature Film. On January 6

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Grassroots Resettlement: Refugee Support and Community Creation in Scandinavia

Grassroots Resettlement: Refugee Support and Community Creation in Scandinavia

Virtual Panel

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On Tuesday, January 25th, ASF invites you to a discussion on refugee support and community creation in Scandinavia. In this panel highlighting the work of local people supporting incoming refugees in Norway and Sweden, we’ll hear from a Norwegian asylum center

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The Familiar & The Absurd — Literature from Copenhagen

The Familiar & The Absurd — Literature from Copenhagen

Virtual Panel with Ida Marie Hede, Ursula Scavenius, Steven Zultanski, & Tom Conaghan

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Join us on January 22 at 2 PM ET for a Virtual Danish Literary Panel with Copenhagen-based authors Ida Marie Hede, Ursula Scavenius, & Steven Zultanski moderated by editor and writer Tom Conaghan! The authors will discuss their newly translated books

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River Kings: A New History of the Vikings Book Talk

River Kings: A New History of the Vikings Book Talk

With Dr. Cat Jarman

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Join us February 3 at 7 PM ET for an in-person literary talk with bioarchaeologist Dr. Cat Jarmanon to celebrate the release of her new book River Kings: A New History of the Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads out on February

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2021

Friluftsliv or Lost in the Mountains: Nature Literature from Norway

Friluftsliv or Lost in the Mountains: Nature Literature from Norway

With Torbjørn Ekelund & Are Kalvø

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Join us on November 7 for a special Norwegian literary evening with authors Torbjørn Ekelund & Are Kalvø! Norway is known for its dramatic and beautiful nature, with fjords, mountains and endless hiking trails. Norwegians love to spend time outside, so called friluftsliv.

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Repatriation & Restitution in the Nordic Countries

Repatriation & Restitution in the Nordic Countries

Virtual Panel with Martin Appelt, Eero Ehanti, Eeva-Kristiina Harlin, & Daniel Thorleifsen

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

American-Scandinavian Foundation invites you to a virtual panel on “Repatriation & Restitution in the Nordic Countries” on November 18. In this conversation, panelists Martin Appelt (Senior Researcher and Curator, National Museum of Denmark), Eero Ehanti (Head of the Conservation Department, National

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Present Tense Machine — Virtual Book Talk

Present Tense Machine — Virtual Book Talk

With Gunnhild Øyehaug & Jennifer Offill

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Join us for a virtual book talk on Present Tense Machine with award-winning Norwegian author Gunnhild Øyehaug! With author Jennifer Offill as moderator,Øyehaug will discuss the exquisite, wistful, and slyly profound new novel, out January 11 in translation by Karl Dickson from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. On

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Young Children & Teachers’ Experiences During COVID: Perspectives from the U.S. and Scandinavia

Young Children & Teachers’ Experiences During COVID: Perspectives from the U.S. and Scandinavia

Virtual Panel

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

American-Scandinavian Foundation and Child Development Institute, Sarah Lawrence College invite you to a virtual panel November 13 on “Young Children & Teachers’ Experiences During COVID.” In this program, teachers from Scandinavia and the United States will discuss their experiences teaching in very

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The Book of Reykjavík — Virtual Book Talk

The Book of Reykjavík — Virtual Book Talk

With Kristín Eiríksdóttir, Björn Halldórsson, Larissa Kyzer, & Halla Þórlaug Óskarsdóttir

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On November 16, join us for a virtual book talk on the new fiction anthology The Book of Reykjavik: A City in Short Fiction, out November 11 from Comma Press! Authors Kristín Eiríksdóttir & Björn Halldórsson and translator Larissa Kyzer will discuss the novel and its

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Stone Art Virtual Workshop

Stone Art Virtual Workshop

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Are your pockets full of stones after a day of nature adventure? Stones can be found anywhere and everywhere: the woods, the playground, at the beach and river streams. Playing with stones, and making a mark, are ageless and irresistible

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National Danish Book Club — The Employees by Olga Ravn

National Danish Book Club — The Employees by Olga Ravn

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Explore a selection of Danish literature in English translation with a new nationwide virtual book club! Organized as part of the new National Danish Book Club and Literary Event Series on October 12, we will discuss Olga Ravn’s The Employees (De anisette) translated

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The Paper Boat Club: Origami Workshop

The Paper Boat Club: Origami Workshop

Virtual Program

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Nordic countries are surrounded by water and long coastlines, which means boats have been important to Nordic livelihoods since the ancient times. (Just think about the Vikings and their longboats!) In today’s workshop, we’ll have fun applying ideas from Nordic

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The Pastor — Virtual Book Talk

The Pastor — Virtual Book Talk

With Hanne Ørstavik & Rebecca Dinerstein Knight

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On October 19, join us to celebrate the release of the new novel The Pastor in a virtual book talk with award-winning Norwegian novelist Hanne Ørstavik! With moderator Rebecca Dinerstein Knight, Ørstavik will discuss her gripping new release, out that day in translation by Martin Aitken from Archipelago

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Awake — Virtual Book Talk

Awake — Virtual Book Talk

With Harald Voetmann & Johanne Sorgenfri Ottosen

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Join us for a book talk on the new novel Awake with Danish author Harald Voetmann & translator Johanne Sorgenfri Ottosen, out in translation September 21 from New Directions! In a shuttered bedroom in ancient Italy, the sleepless Pliny the Elder lies in

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Louis Kahn As Teacher: A Conversation with Charles E. Dagit

Louis Kahn As Teacher: A Conversation with Charles E. Dagit

Louis Kahn 120 Celebration

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On October 16, as part of a day-long Celebration of Louis Kahn 120 in New York presented with Archtober, learn about the celebrated Estonian-born architect’s work as an educator! In this lively conversation with Kahn’s student Charles E. Dagit Jr. hosted

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National Danish Book Club — This Should Be Written in the Present Tense

National Danish Book Club — This Should Be Written in the Present Tense

By Helle Helle

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Explore a selection of Danish literature in English translation with a new nationwide virtual book club! Organized as part of the new National Danish Book Club and Literary Event Series on September 14th, we will discuss our first selection over

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The Dog Park by Sofi Oksanen — Virtual Book Talk

The Dog Park by Sofi Oksanen — Virtual Book Talk

Moderated by Bethanne Patrick

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On October 10, join us for a virtual book talk with acclaimed Finnish-Estonian author Sofi Oksanen on her new novel The Dog Park. With moderator Bethanne Patrick, she’ll discuss the writing of the novel, an international bestseller out in translation by Owen Frederick Witesman

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Architecture and Design Learning on Both Sides of The Atlantic

Architecture and Design Learning on Both Sides of The Atlantic

Virtual Panel

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Join us for a panel discussion on the current prospects of architecture and design learning in K-12 education and hear compelling case examples from Finland and the U.S. How do you build a better world? How can your creativity improve

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The Viking Heart — Virtual Book Talk

The Viking Heart — Virtual Book Talk

With Arthur Herman

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

This September, join us for a virtual book talk on The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World with Arthur Herman, out on August 3 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. For millennia Norwegians, Danes, Finns, and Swedes lived a remote and rugged existence among the fjords and

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After the Sun — Virtual Book Talk

After the Sun — Virtual Book Talk

With Jonas Eika, Sherilynn Hellberg & Katrine Øgaard Jensen

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Join us on September 8 for a virtual book talk on the new novel After the Sun with author Jonas Eika and translator Sherilynn Hellberg! With moderator Katrine Øgaard Jensen, they’ll discuss the author’s American fiction debut, winner of the 2019 Nordic Council Literary Prize and

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The Killing Season 3 — Virtual Cinema

The Killing Season 3 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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The Killing Season 2 — Virtual Cinema

The Killing Season 2 — Virtual Cinema

The Killing Season 2 — Virtual Cinema

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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The Killing Season 1 — Virtual Cinema

The Killing Season 1 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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The Real Valkyrie — Virtual Book Talk

The Real Valkyrie — Virtual Book Talk

With Nancy Marie Brown and Anna Dís Ólafsdóttir

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Join us on August 31 for a virtual book talk with Nancy Marie Brown on her new book The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women, out today from St. Martin’s Press! With moderator Anna Dís Ólafsdóttir, she’ll discuss the

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Bolla by Pajtim Statovci — Virtual Book Talk

Bolla by Pajtim Statovci — Virtual Book Talk

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On July 20 at 7 PM ET, join us for a pre-recorded book talk with Finnish-Kosovan author Pajtim Statovci (National Book Award finalist, Crossing) on his new novel Bolla. With moderator Bethanne Patrick, he’ll discuss the writing of the novel, available on July 6

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The Bridge Season 4 — Virtual Cinema

The Bridge Season 4 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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The Bridge Season 3 — Virtual Cinema

The Bridge Season 3 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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The Bridge Season 2 — Virtual Cinema

The Bridge Season 2 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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Long Live the Post Horn! by Vigdis Hjorth

Long Live the Post Horn! by Vigdis Hjorth

Online Nordic Book Club

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVirtual SeriesSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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Magma — Virtual Book Talk

Magma — Virtual Book Talk

With Thóra Hjörleifsdóttir, Meg Matich, & Larissa Kyzer

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On July 13, join us for a virtual book talk with Icelandic author Thóra Hjörleifsdóttir and translator Meg Matich on the release of the new novel Magma. In this slim and haunting debut, 20-year-old Lilja is quickly smitten with an intelligent,

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Nordic Film Club Online — Follow the Money

Nordic Film Club Online — Follow the Money

ONLINE FILM TALKSVIRTUAL CINEMASeries

As part of our Summer of Suspense premiere screenings, we’ll be holding a Nordic Film Club discussion group online! Viewers can gather after watching each series to chat about what they’ve watched. This Wednesday, we’ll be discussing the Danish series Follow the

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Stranger's Guide to Scandinavia — Virtual Panel

Stranger's Guide to Scandinavia — Virtual Panel

With Andri Snær Magnason, Lytton Smith, Carl Johan Usti, Kira Brunner Don, & Ethelene Whitmire

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On June 11, join us for a roundtable discussion on the Stranger’s Guide Scandinavian edition! The Stranger’s Guide is an award-winning publication that focuses on improving global citizenship by providing excellent and unexpected storytelling from around the world. To celebrate the release of their Scandinavian issue, distinguished guests

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Virtual Studio Visit with Pieper Bloomquist

Virtual Studio Visit with Pieper Bloomquist

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

Visit the studio of Scandinavian folk artist and ASF Folk Art Fellow Pieper Bloomquist! Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Pieper studied Swedish Dalmålning (Kurbits) and Bonadsmålning, and has been painting in traditional Scandinavian styles of folk art since 1993.

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Follow the Money Season 3 — Virtual Cinema

Follow the Money Season 3 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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Follow the Money Season 2 — Virtual Cinema

Follow the Money Season 2 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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Follow the Money Season 1 — Virtual Cinema

Follow the Money Season 1 — Virtual Cinema

Episodes 1 & 2

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

Beginning in June, we are collaborating with the streaming service Topic to bring you a taste of classic Nordic Noir! Topic will be launching every season of the series Follow the Money, The Bridge and The Killing throughout the summer. Scandinavia House Online will give you

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Virtual Studio Visit with Alison Aune

Virtual Studio Visit with Alison Aune

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

Join us beginning Saturday, June 5, for a virtual visit with Duluth-based artist and educator Alison Aune! An American artist inspired by her Scandinavian roots and a professor in the University of MN Duluth Department of Art and Design, Dr. Aune has been

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Virtual Talk — Sweden's Response to the Coronavirus: An Update

Virtual Talk — Sweden's Response to the Coronavirus: An Update

With Historian Lars Trägårdh​

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

American-Scandinavian Foundation invites you to a follow-up online discussion with Swedish historian, author and social commentator Lars Trägårdh as he discusses the current situation in Sweden in controlling the coronavirus. In conversation with ASF President Edward Gallagher, Trägårdh will explore the

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On Time And Water by Andri Snær Magnason

On Time And Water by Andri Snær Magnason

Online Nordic Book Club

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVirtual SeriesSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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The Employees — Virtual Book Talk

The Employees — Virtual Book Talk

With Olga Ravn & Martin Aitken

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On Wednesday, May 26, join us for a virtual book talk on The Employees with author Olga Ravn and translator Martin Aitken. With moderator Katrine Øgaard Jensen, they’ll discuss the novel, currently out in translation from Lolli Editions and shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker

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Virtual Studio Visit with Heidi Hankaniemi

Virtual Studio Visit with Heidi Hankaniemi

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

Join us on Saturday, May 22, for a virtual studio visit with Finnish artist Heidi Hankaniemi! Based in New York City, Heidi works primarily with handmade textiles, embroideries, lace, and crochets, collecting and receiving damaged and discarded handiworks from flea

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The Fairytale World of Elsa Beskow

The Fairytale World of Elsa Beskow

Virtual Workshop with Ingrid Kullberg-Bendz

VIRTUAL CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMINGSeries

On Walpurgis Day & Vappu on May 1, join us to welcome in the spring with a special celebration of the iconic Swedish author Elsa Beskow! Special guest Ingrid Kullberg-Bendz (Scandinavian American Theater Company) will introduce Beskow’s world of beautiful illustrations

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Rain — Virtual Studio Visit & Read Aloud

Rain — Virtual Studio Visit & Read Aloud

With Anders Holmer

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

On Saturday, May 15 at 11 AM ET, join us for a virtual visit and read aloud with award-winning artist and architect Anders Holmer! In today’s program, Anders will invite us into his studio in Göteborg and his sacred and

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Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Online Nordic Book Club

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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Run Uje Run — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Run Uje Run — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 11

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The ninth session of the

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Indigenous Activism in the Nordic Countries — Virtual Panel

Indigenous Activism in the Nordic Countries — Virtual Panel

With Sofia Jannok, Qivioq Nivi Løvstrøm, Beaska Niilas, & Victoria Qutuuq Buschman

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On April 28, please join ASF for a virtual round-table discussion on Indigenous Activism in the Nordic Countries, with Sámi artist Sofia Jannok, Inuk anthropologist and Indigenous rights activist Qivioq Nivi Løvstrøm, & Sámi activist Beaska Niilas, moderated by Iñupiaq

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Diana’s Wedding — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Diana’s Wedding — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 10

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The ninth session of the

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Games People Play — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 9

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The ninth session of the

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VIRTUAL FILM TALK — FRED JÜSSI: THE BEAUTY OF BEING

With Director Jaan Tootsen & David Rothenberg

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

On Friday, April 9 at 7 PM ET, Scandinavian House will present a film talk with director Jaan Tootsen & author David Rothenberg (Nightingales in Berlin) on Fred Jüssi: The Beauty of Being, screening to virtual audiences throughout the U.S. from April 9-15. The

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Outgoing Vessel & Sense Violence

Virtual Poetry Reading & Discussion

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On May 13, see a virtual poetry reading and discussion with Nordic poets and translators Helena Boberg, Johannes Göransson, Katrine Øgaard Jensen, and Ursula Andkjær Olsen, moderated by Paul Cunningham (The House of the Tree of Sores). Helena Boberg and Johannes Göransson

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VIRTUAL FILM TALK — AALTO

With Director Virpi Suutari & Peter Reed

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

On Friday, April 9 at 7 PM ET, Scandinavian House will present a film talk with director Virpi Suutari & moderator Peter Reed (former Senior Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, MoMA) on Aalto, screening to virtual audiences throughout the U.S. from April 9-15. Aalto (2020, Finland) is

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Virtual Easter Crafts and Celebration

With the Children's Center

VIRTUAL CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMINGSeries

On Thursday, April 1 at 11 AM ET, join the Children’s Center for an Easter-themed workshop exploring unique traditions and children’s crafts from different Nordic regions! Easter in the Nordic countries is all about welcoming the long-awaited spring after the dark

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Aalto & Fred Jüssi: The Beauty of Being — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 8 Double Feature

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home in week-long sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The eighth session of the series from April 9 through 15 features the film Aalto (dir. Virpi

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My Friend Natalia — Virtual Book Talk

With Laura Lindstedt and David Hackston

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On April 10, join us for a book talk with Laura Linstedt and translator David Hackston on My Friend Natalia, the author’s U.S. debut, available from Liveright Publishing on March 23, 2021.  My Friend Natalia is a linguistic sexual thriller centered on one

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Capturing Sustainability in the Arctic — Virtual Panel

With Marion Belanger, Clare Benson, Marek Ranis, & Andri Snær Magnason

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On March 24, please join ASF for a virtual round-table discussion on “Capturing Sustainability in the Arctic” with photographers and artists Marion Belanger, Clare Benson, Marek Ranis, all ASF Fellows, and Icelandic author Andri Snær Magnason, whose new novel On Time and Water will

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Aalto — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 8

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home in week-long sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The eighth session of the series from April 9 through 15 features the film Aalto (dir. Virpi

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The Fox and the Bear — Virtual Workshop & Storytime

With Elina Gyldén

VIRTUAL CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMINGSeries

On Saturday, March 20 at 11 AM ET, join the Children’s Center for a family craft session on “The Fox and the Bear”! In this program, special guest Elina Gyldén (Art Educator, Amos Rex Museum & National Gallery, Helsinki) will lead

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Virtual Film Talk — Force of Habit

With Reetta Aalto & Alli Haapasalo

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

In coordination with New Nordic Virtual Cinema presentation of Force of Habit /Tottumiskysymys during the week of March 12-18, join us for a Virtual Film Talk with directors Reetta Aalto & Alli Haapasalo! Based on seven short films from Yksittäistapaus (the Force of Habit Anthology

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Big Heart, Strong Hands — Virtual Book Talk

With Anne Helene Gjelstad & Moderator Erika Larsen

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On April 17, American-Scandinavian Foundation invites you to a virtual talk with photographer Anne Helene Gjelstad on her documentary book Big Heart, Strong Hands, out now from Dewi Lewis Publishing. She will be joined by moderator & photographer Erika Larsen (Sàmi: Walking

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VIRTUAL FILM TALK — THE GOOD TRAITOR

With Christina Rosendahl & Ulrich Thomsen

ONLINE FILM TALKSVIRTUAL CINEMASeries

On Saturday, March 20 at 7 PM ET, Scandinavian House will present a film talk with director Christina Rosendahl and actor Ulrich Thomsen, moderated by ASF President Edward Gallagher, on The Good Traitor /Vores mand I Amerika, screening to virtual audiences throughout

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The Making of a Man

Virtual Cinema

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

In coordination with the March 9 panel “Masculinity & Culture — The Making of a Man” with writer/filmmaker Lo Dagerman and author Mark Greene, Scandinavia House presents a Virtual Cinema event of Lo Dagerman’s 2019 film The Making of a Man from March 1 through

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Virtual Workshop and Studio Visit

With Tero Kuitunen

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

On Saturday, February 27 at 11 AM ET, join us for a workshop and a visit to Tero Kuitunen’s colorful studio in Kruununhaka, Helsinki! A spatial and product designer, Kuitunen has also created several curated exhibitions, and will be one

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Virtual Workshop and Studio Visit

with Ida Lorentzen

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

See a Virtual Studio Visit with the Norwegian – American artist Ida Lorentzen in Oslo, Norway during the week of March 12 through 20! Ida Lorentzen is known for her paintings of rooms, spaces and light, with works reflecting both

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VIRTUAL CINEMA — THE GOOD TRAITOR

VIRTUAL CINEMA — THE GOOD TRAITOR

/Vores mand i Amerika

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

From March 18 through 21, Scandinavia House is proud to present the new film The Good Traitor /Vores mand I Amerika, available to virtual audiences throughout the U.S. A film talk with the director and lead actor will take place on

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Beware of Children — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Beware of Children — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 7

NEW NORDIC CINEMAVIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The seventh session of the

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Echo — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Echo — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 6

NEW NORDIC CINEMAVIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The sixth session of the

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Force of Habit — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 5

NEW NORDIC CINEMAVIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The fifth session of the

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Uncle — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 4

NEW NORDIC CINEMAVIRTUAL CINEMASeries

New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The fourth session of

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Masculinity & Culture — The Making of a Man

Masculinity & Culture — The Making of a Man

Virtual Conversation with Lo Dagerman and Mark Greene

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

American-Scandinavian Foundation invites you to a virtual conversation between filmmaker Lo Dagerman and author Mark Greene on “Masculinity and Culture”, moderated by Benjamin Mier-Cruz on March 9. Immediately following WWII, a young Swedish journalist, Stig Dagerman, is sent into war-torn

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A Silenced Voice: The Life of Journalist Kim Wall

A Silenced Voice: The Life of Journalist Kim Wall

Virtual Book Talk with Ingrid & Joachim Wall

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On February 25, join us for a book talk with Ingrid and Joachim Wall on the book A Silenced Voice: The Life of Journalist Kim Wall, their moving memoir of an inexplicable crime, a family’s loss, and a legacy preserved, out now from Amazon

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Louis Kahn 120 Celebration

Louis Kahn 120 Celebration

with Harriet Pattison, Nathaniel Kahn and William Whitaker

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On February 20, join us for an online celebration of the American architect Louis Kahn, who was born 120 years ago on this day in Estonia. In this program, see a discussion with some of the people closest to Kahn: distinguished

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Radical Nationalism and the Politics of Nostalgia — Virtual Panel

Radical Nationalism and the Politics of Nostalgia — Virtual Panel

With Tobias Hübinette, Dean Krouk, Catrin Lundström, Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On February 18, please join ASF for a virtual round-table discussion on “Radical Nationalism and the Politics of Nostalgia,” which will touch upon topics such as Nordic and U.S. right-wing extremism, populism, white melancholy, and the normalcy of whiteness. Panelists will

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Virtual Book Talk — The Memory Theater

Virtual Book Talk — The Memory Theater

With Karin Tidbeck & Sara Lefkowitz

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On February 16, Swedish author Karin Tidbeck (of Amatka and Jagannath) joins us for a book talk on The Memory Theater, available beginning today from Pantheon Books. With moderator Sara Lefkowitz, she’ll discuss her new novel, a fantastical tour de force about friendship, interdimensional theater, and a

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Race, Identity, and Belonging in the Nordic Countries — Virtual Panel

Race, Identity, and Belonging in the Nordic Countries — Virtual Panel

With Elizabeth Löwe Hunter, Jasmine Kelekay, Susani Mahadura & Ethelene Whitmire

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

On January 21, American-Scandinavian Foundation invites you to a panel on “Race, Identity, and Belonging” in the Nordic countries. In this discussion, panelists Elizabeth Löwe Hunter (Ph.D. Candidate, African American Studies, UC Berkeley), Jasmine Kelekay (Ph.D. candidate, Sociology, UC Santa

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Virtual Studio Visit With Shoplifter

Virtual Studio Visit With Shoplifter

/Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

Photo by Rio Gandara

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Virtual Workshop and Studio Visit with Marika Maijala

Virtual Workshop and Studio Visit with Marika Maijala

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

On Saturday, February 6 at 11 AM ET, join us for a virtual visit and workshop with award-winning author and artist Marika Maijala! In today’s program, Marika will invite us into her studio on Harakka Island to introduce us to her art-making

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We Carry It Within Us

We Carry It Within Us

Virtual Film Screening

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

From January 12 through 24, Scandinavia House presents virtual cinema screenings of We Carry It Within Us: Fragments of a Shared Colonial Past, a documentary by Helle Stenum investigating collective memory and different perspectives on the shared colonial past between Denmark and

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Virtual Film Talk – My Favorite War

With Ilze Burkovska-Jacobsen and Hsiang Chin Moe

NORDIC & BALTIC OSCAR CONTENDERSVIRTUAL CINEMASeries

On January 23 as part of the Nordic and Baltic Oscar Contender Series, Scandinavia House, the Scandinavian Film Festival of Los Angeles, and with the BalticFilmExpo@SFFLA is proud to present a Virtual Film Talk with director Ilze Burkovska-Jacobsen on the

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The Copenhagen Trilogy by Tove Ditlevsen

The Copenhagen Trilogy by Tove Ditlevsen

Virtual Panel

VIRTUAL LECTURES & LITERARY TALKSSeries

American-Scandinavian Foundation invites you to a virtual panel discussion on Tove Ditlevsen’s The Copenhagen Trilogy, in celebration of its publication in English translation by Tiina Nunnally and Michael Favala Goldman beginning January 26. In this event, translator Michael Favala Goldman and authors Morten

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Virtual Panel — Jonas Mekas: Filming Independence

Virtual Panel — Jonas Mekas: Filming Independence

Lithuania and the Collapse of the USSR

VIRTUAL CINEMASeries

On January 13, Scandinavia House invites you to the first of two international online panels dedicated to Jonas Mekas and his last book, Transcript 04 44’ 14” Lithuania and the Collapse of the USSR, now out from Humboldt Book! The event will

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Virtual Studio Visit

Virtual Studio Visit

with Camilla Vuorenmaa

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

Watch on Facebook Join us on Sunday, December 20 at 2 PM ET for a Virtual Studio Visit with acclaimed Finnish painter Camilla Vuorenmaa! In this event,  Vuorenmaa invites ASF into her Helsinki live-work studio to discuss her latest carved wood

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2020

Virtual Studio Visit

Virtual Studio Visit

with Camilla Vuorenmaa

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

Watch on Facebook Join us on Sunday, December 20 at 2 PM ET for a Virtual Studio Visit with acclaimed Finnish painter Camilla Vuorenmaa! In this event,  Vuorenmaa invites ASF into her Helsinki live-work studio to discuss her latest carved wood

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Virtual Studio Visit

Virtual Studio Visit

with Pekka and Teija Isorättyä

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISITSSeries

Join us on Saturday, November 21 at 5 PM ET for a Virtual Studio Visit with the Finnish artist duo Pekka and Teija Isorättyä! The artists recently  invited Scandinavia House for a virtual tour of their five-room studio complex in central Helsinki, Finland,

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