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Dr Lena E Norrman
German, Scandinavian & Dutch
9 Pleasant St SE
German, Scandinavian and Dutch
Liberal Arts: Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch
Educational Background & Specialties
Ph.D.: Germanic Languages and Literatures, Scandinavian Studies, Medieval Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2006.
M.A.: History and Nordic Languages, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1998.
B.A.: History, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1997.
Swedish language and literature
Scandinavian history and culture
Scandinavian immigrant culture
Swe 1001/4001 - Beginning Swedish I
Swe 1002/4002 - Beginning Swedish II
Swe 1003/4003 - Intermediate Swedish I
Swe 1004/4004 - Intermediate Swedish II
Scandinavian 3011 - Readings, conversation and composition. Advanced language course
A Survey of Modern Scandinavian Literature
Modern Sweden: The Consctruction of a Culture
Great Literary Works of Scandinavia
Emigration, Immigration, and Integration; The Nordic Experience
The Vikings; Saga, History, and Lore
Viking, Knights, and Reformers; German and European Culture and Controversies to 1700
Viking Women: The Narrative Role in Woven Tapestries.
Cambria Press, 2008.
“Visual and Verbal Art: Weaving and Poetry in Classical Greek and Old Norse Narratives,“ in
Vol. 20, 2006. Pp. 121-151.
“Visual Poetry: Weaving meaning in Old Norse Poetry,“ in
Viking and Medieval Scandinavia
1 (2005). Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols. Pp. 137-162.
Review of Sigurd Bergmann.
I begynnelsen í¤r bilden. En befriande bild-konst-kultur-teologi
(Stockholm: Proprius Fí¶rlag AB, 2003), in
Religion and the Arts
9-1/2 (2005). Pp. 141-142.
Outstanding Service Award, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, 2008
SWEA (Swedish Women in Education Association) Scholarship in Literature, 2005
The Bernhard Blume Award. Departmental Prize for excellence in graduate work. Harvard University, 2001
Borgrí¤ttsfonderna, Sverige-Amerika Stiftelsen. For a year of study at Harvard University, 1998
Harvard Extension School. Acknowledgement of Distinction in Teaching, 2000-2005
Harvard University, Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, 2000-2001