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The Migration of Ideas: Sweden and the United States in the Twentieth Century

October 9-10, 1998
Augustana College Campus

H. Arnold Barton
Southern Illinois University
Keynote Address and the 1998 O. Fritiof Ander Lecture in Immigration History
Crossings and Recrossings: America and Sweden in the Twentieth Century

Walter Jackson
North Carolina State University
Gunnar Myrdal's Social Democratic Critique of American Racial Inequality, 1938-1963

John Logue
Kent State University
The Swedish Model and American Social Science

Erik Åsard
Uppsala University
The Limits of Americanization in Swedish Politics

Larry E. Scott
Augustana College
Woody Allen and Ingmar Bergman: The Comic Muse?

Rolf Lundén
Uppsala University
Influence or Inspiration? Resonances of American Authors in Swedish Literature

Rochelle Wright
University of Illinois
From Strindberg to Ekman: Swedish Literature and the American Audience

Michelle Facos
Indiana University
The Dawning of 'Northern Light': An Exhibition and Its Influence

Jonas Björk
Indiana University
From Nick Carter to Perry Mason: A Historical Perspective on the American Media Presence in Sweden

Per Nordahl
Umeå University
'Very, Very Welcome Home Mr. Swanson...' Transatlantic Diffusion of Ideas and Attitudes through Swedish-American Returnees

Generous financial support was provided by: Swedish Council of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Swedish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.