Sixty Plus Lecture: “Scandinavian Crime Thrillers Today”
“Scandinavian Crime Thrillers Today,” – Dr. Jim Kaplan, Professor Emeritus at Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Minnesota
Dr. Kaplan will discuss the Scandinavian crime novels that are enjoying world-wide popularity and huge successes as books, movies and television shows. Featured in this program will be “Jar City” by Icelandic author Arnaldur Indridason, “Snowman” by Norwegian author Joe Nesbo and “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Swedish author Stieg Larsson. These crime thrills enable readers to learn about the real lives of the Scandinavian people today and are an entertaining and exciting introduction to literature and the humanities.
Dr. Kaplan taught Swedish for many years and founded the Swedish Cultural Heritage Society of the Red River Valley.
Sixty Plus welcomes you to check out the program once or twice, only ask that you sign in as a guest. You can also RSVP ahead of time with Eileen Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The meeting will be held in The Rosa Parks Room, Cesar Chavez Student Center at 1:00 p.m.