Nov. 3, 2006

TRC Boardroom, Main Building, CSB

Ernie Diedrich, John Hasselberg, Derek Larson, Matt Lindstrom, Sheila Nelson, and John Yoakam

Scandinavian Myths and Other Humours: A Faculty Study Group Report on Norway and Sweden.

The six members of the Faculty Study Program on Environment, Gender and Public Policy in Scandinavia spent most of June in Norway and Sweden on a packed schedule of meetings, tours, and experiences intended to significantly deepen their understanding of how Scandinavian societies successfully develop environmentally sustainable and gender equitable public policies and practices and progressive social welfare systems. The insights, experiences and relationships gained from these experiences are being used to inform the design of a May term program with a similar focus; this presentation will share some of their observations from the trip as well as the model for a future Scandinavian study abroad program. If you're pining for the fjords, this is the place to be on a fall Friday afternoon.