Vesterheim Bokprat (Book Club)

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Vesterheim Bokprat (Book Club)

Wednesday, May 19 (7:00-8:15 PM CT) with Dr. Maren Johnson

Level of Instruction
All are welcome
$0.00 Members
$0.00 Non-members

Dr. Maren Johnson, Luther College's Associate Professor of Nordic Studies and Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies Director, facilitates a monthly bokprat, discussing Scandinavian authors and Scandinavian life.

Join us for a conversation about one of Jo Nesbø's most famous novels, The Snowman, part of the Harry Hoel detective series. Harry investigates the disappearance of a young boy's mother when he comes to discover that women have disappeared on the day of the first snow for the past several years. This novel is currently being made into a film, so join the discussion before it hits the big screen!

Don't hesitate to contact Andrew Ellingsen, Folk Art Coordinator, with any questions you may have (

Supplies: A computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.

Special Instructions: Registrants should secure their own copy of the book and have read it prior to the discussion. When registering for the class, please make sure to use the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to. You will receive a link to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the discussion.

Enrollment Deadline: May 17, 2021

Bokprats are offered monthly at Vesterheim.  Consider joining us for the bokprats in April and June!

Supported by the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund Phase 1, an initiative of Arts Midwest and its peer United States Regional Arts Organizations made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Registration for this class has closed.

About the Instructor

Dr. Maren Johnson

Dr. Maren Johnson

Dr. Maren Anderson Johnson is assistant professor of Nordic Studies and Director of the Richard L. and Judith A. Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies at Luther College. She teaches courses in Norwegian language and contemporary Nordic culture. Johnson received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Scandinavian language and literature from the University of Washington and B.A. in Norwegian language and literature from Pacific Lutheran University.