Susan Brantly joined the faculty of the Scandinavian Department
in 1987, was promoted to tenure in 1993 and to full professor in 1999.
She is a specialist in Swedish language and literature. She is currently
the President of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study,
as well as the Director of the Bradley Learning Community and the Director
of the Center for European Studies.
Professor Brantly's university service shows a history of student-oriented
activities, such as working as the Undergraduate and Graduate Advisor
and serving in the Faculty Advising Service, Student Appeals Committee,
and the Advisory Board for Multicultural Academic Programs and Services.
She is a 2003 recepient of a Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
and was named Outstanding Faculty Member by The UW Panhellenic Association
Professor Brantly's books include Understanding Isak
Dinesen and The Life and Writings of Laura Marholm, the
latter of which has recently been published into German. She is also
Swedish Historical Novel from 1960-2000 and
other modern Scandinavian writers.
Professor Brantly is also interested in using technology in the classroom
and has been part of the IN-TIME program at the University of Wisconsin.
She was featured in an article "High-tech Teaching" in the
Summer 1999 issue of On Wisconsin. She has created a cd
distance course called 19th
Century Scandinavian Literature. She has also served on the Provost's
Committee for Technology Enhanced Learning. Currently, she is putting
together a similar course on the Scandinavian Baroque.
If you want to look at an experiment on streaming lectures over the internet
using different software, check out the following site: http://pocahontus.doit.wisc.edu/strindberg/strindberg1.html.
To contact her, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
||YALE UNIVERSITY: Ph.D. in Germanic Languages and Literature
||UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA: Master of Arts Degree in Scandinavian Literature
||HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Bachelor of Arts Degree in German and Scandinavian
Laura Marholm: Ihr Leben und ihre Werke. Trans. Albert Burkhardt. Berlin-Friedrichshagen:
Müggle-Verlag Rolf F. Lang. 2004.
Understanding Isak Dinesen. Columbia, S.C.: U of South Carolina
The Life and Writings of Laura Marholm Beiträge zur
nordischen Philologie, no. 21. Basel & Frankfurt am Main: Helbing
& Lichtenhahn, 1991. 206 pages.
“Ut Pictura Poesis: Word and Image in Georg Stiernhielm’s
Hercules.” TijdSchrift voor Skandinavistiek 17:2 (2006), 29-46.
“Gender and the Historical
Nordic Culture in the Twentieth Century. Ed. Helena Forsås-Scott. Norwich:
Norvik Press, 2004. 139-153.
“Artur Lundkvist.” Multicultural Writers from 1945-present:
A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook. Eds. Alba Amoia and Bettina L. Knapp.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 2004. 335-339.
and Sounds of Learning" Designing a CD-rom to Enhance your Online
Course." Teaching with Technology Today. 9:1 (2002).
"Att söka Sverige i Karl XII:s porträtt." Horisont
46:1-2 (1999), 14-22.
"Painting Clio's Portrait: Metaphors on the Postmodern Pallette."
Clio: A Journal of Literature, History and the Philosophy of History.
25:3 (Spring 1997), 297-322.
"Into the Twentieth Century: 1890-1950" A History of Swedish
Literature. Ed. Lars Warme. Lincoln: U. of Nebraska P., 1996.
"The Madwoman in the Spacious Apartment: Tove Ditlevsen's Ansigtene."
Edda. 3 (1995), 257-265.
"Scandinavian Literature." The Reader's Adviser. Vol. 2: The Best
in World Literature. 14th edition. Ed. Robert DiYanni. New York: R.R.
Bowker, 1994. 637-681.
"History as Resistance: The Swedish Historical Novel and Regional
Identity." Literature as Resistance and Counter-Culture.
András Masát and Péter Mádl, eds. Hungarian
Association for Scandinavian Studies. Budapest, 1993. 457-461.
"Heidenstam's Karolinerna and the Fin de Siècle." Fin(s)
de Siècle in Scandinavian Perspective. Festskrift in Honor
of Harald S. Naess. Faith Ingwersen and Mary Kay Norseng, eds.
Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1993. 69-77.
"Testing the Boundary between History and Literature: Per Anders
Fogelström's Stockholm Series." Scandinavian Studies.
65:1 (1993), 1-28.
"P.C. Jersild's Geniernas återkomst and the Conventions of
Historical Writing." Studies in German and Scandinavian Literature
after 1500. A Festschrift for George C. Schoolfield. Eds.
James A. Parente and Richard Schade. Columbia, SC: Camden House,
"The Mystery of Albondocani." Nordica.
9 (1992), 179-188.
"The Letters of Laura and Ola Hansson to Hermann Bahr." Modern
Austrian Literature. 24:1 (1991), 23-42.
"The Formal Tension of Strindberg's Carl XII." Scandinavian
Studies. 62:1 (Winter 1990), 92-109.
Anthologized in: Strindberg and History. Ed.
Birgitta Steene. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1992. 121-37.
"Naturalism or Expressionism: A Meaningful Mixture of Styles in
The Dance of Death (1)." Strindberg's Dramaturgy. Ed. Göran
Stockenström. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press,
"Creating an Alternative to Naturalism: Ola Hansson's Assimilation
of Nietzsche." Orbis Litterarum, 42 (1987), 44-57.
"The Stylistic Legacy of Religious Literature in Pär Lagerkvist's
Poetry." Scandinavica, 22:1 (May 1983), 47-68.
"Karen Blixen: Häxor, Kariatyder och Blommor." TijdSchrift
voor Skandinavistiek, 3:1 (1982), 80-95.
"A Thermographic Reading of E.T.A. Hoffmann's 'Der Sandmann.'"
The German Quarterly, 60:3 (May 1982), 324-335.
Life and Civilization (with colleagues).
Scan 374: Masterpieces
of Scandinavian Literature: 20th Century
Scan 410: Scan. Children's
Lit (with colleagues).
Scan 411: Sex and the Modern Breakthrough
Scan 423: Dramas
of August Strindberg
Scan 424: 19th Century
Scan 427: Contemporary Scandinavian Fiction
Scan 434: The Art
of Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen
Scan 435: Icelandic
Scan 634: Survey
of Scandinavian Literature: 1700-1825 (with colleagues)
Scan 635: Survey
of Scandinavian Literature: 1825-1900 (with colleagues)
Scan 636: Survey
of Scandinavian Literature: 1900-1970 (with colleagues)
Scan 710: Nordic Mythology
Scan 710: Pär Lagerkvist
Scan 901: The Swedish Historical Novel
Scan 901: Søren Kierkegaard and Isak Dinesen. (with Niels Ingwersen)
Scan 261 & 262: Readings in Swedish Literature
Scan 111 & 112: First Year Swedish