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Scandinavian Immigrants and Education in North America

April 24-25, 1992
Augustana College

Philip J. Anderson
North Park Seminary
Education and Identity Formation Among Swedish-American Missions Friends: The Case of Ansgar College, 1873-1884

Christopher Hale
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Cultural and Educational Expressions of the Icelandic Community in Canada

John Christianson
Luther College
Shaping the Culture of an Immigrant College Town: Decorah, Iowa

Michael Karni
Editor, Finnish-Americana
From Political Right to Left: The Spectrum of Finnish Educational Practice in the United States

M. Mark Stolarik
University of Ottawa, Canada
Immigration and Education: Some Ethnic Comparisons

Anita Olson Gustafson
North Park College
Swedish Immigrants and the Public School System in Chicago

Bruce Larson
Mankato State University
Scandinavian and Scandinavian-American Governors of Minnesota and Education

Peter Kivisto
Augustana College
Second Generation Finns and the Public Schools: A Community Study, 1930-1940

Larry E. Scott
Augustana College
Passing the Torch: Scandinavian Studies and American Universities

Rudolf Jensen
Grand View College
The Role of the Danish Children's Schools in Danish Communities: Language and Cultural Maintenance

H. Arnold Barton
Southern Illinois University
Swedish Visitors' Views of Swedish American Education

Dag Blanck
Augustana College
Teaching Swedes in America to be Swedish: Educational Endeavors in the Augustana Synod

Kermit Westerberg
Augustana College
In Public and Private: The Dialogue of Libraries, Immigrants and Society

Art Lee
Bemidji State University
A Proper Scandinavian Education: The Academy Movement among Norwegian-Americans at the Turn of the Century

Generous financial support was provided by: Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, New York, New York, Augustana Historical Society, Rock Island, Illinois, American Scandinavian Association at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois and Augustana Humanities Fund, Rock Island, Illinois