Scandinavian Women of Mystery – Today

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by

We are delighted to host two public events on Monday, October 8th,  focused on the contributions women writers have made to Scandinavian crime fiction.

At 4:00 pm in Confer 127, Dr. Kerstin Bergman of Lund University will present a lecture, “The Women Strike Back: The Rise of Women Crime Writers in Sweden, 1997-2012.” Bergman is an internationally-recognized expert on the genre.

At 7:30 pm in the Interpretive Center, Helene Tursten (Swedish author of the Irene Huss series) will be joined by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis (Danish authors of the Nina Borg series) for a panel discussion with Glenn Kranking and Barbara Fister. Yes, Virginia, there will be refreshments.


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