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- All are welcome.
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. Henrik Ibsen remains the second most often played playwright in the world behind William Shakespeare. Join us in June for a conversation about the play An Enemy of the People, a later part of Ibsen's collection of work that explores the tensions of economics and ethics, loyalty to family and profit. Don't hesitate to contact Andrew Ellingsen, Folk Art Coordinator, with any questions you may have (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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: June 14, 2021
Bokprats are offered monthly at Vesterheim. Consider joining us for the bokprats in April and May!
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.
About the Instructor
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.