Sixty Plus Lecture: “Scandinavian Crime Thrillers Today”

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 13:00

 

“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.

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Premiere Membership required [(pro-rated in December to $55 ($30 for anyone with any other current OLLI membership)].
 

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 sixty@sfsu.edu.

The meeting will be held in The Rosa Parks Room, Cesar Chavez Student Center at 1:00 p.m.

 

Location: 
SF State University, 1600 Holloway, Rosa Parks Room
Directions: 
Cesar Chavez Student Center Lower Level HINT: walk through the Creative Arts building from Holloway's McKenna Theater entrance toward the interior of the campus.Cesar Chavez Student Center Lower Level HINT: walk through the Creative Arts building from Holloway's McKenna Theater entrance toward the interior of the campus.
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