Beyond The Girl: Three Days With Scandinavian Women Crime Writers

Posted on September 25th, 2012 by

We’re excited to host four mystery writers – Helen Tursten and Kristina Ohlsson from Sweden, Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis from Denmark – and a noted Swedish critic, Dr. Kerstin Bergman of Lund University, from October 8 – 10 (the week after the Nobel Conference). In addition to meeting with classes, our visitors will be involved in several free public events.

On Monday, October 8th, at 4pm in Confer 127, Kerstin Bergman will give a talk, “The Women Strike Back: The Rise of Women Crime Writers in the Sweden 1997-2012.” This talk will survey the rise of women as mystery authors and

Also on Monday, at 7:30 pm in the Interpretive Center, there will be a panel discussion with the authors and Kerstin Bergman, followed by a book signing.

Read on for more information about the speakers and events, including appearances in Minneapolis. This event is funded by the library’s Scandinavian Studies endowment and the Scandinavian Studies Department with support from the Embassy of Sweden and Sisters in Crime.


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