Folklore and the Wisconsin Idea Recap

The folklorists were out in full force on campus from September 20–22, 2018, for the Folklore and the Wisconsin Idea conference in Madison. With folklorists from every corner of the country in attendance, the University …

Nordic Art on the Minnesota Prairie

by Johanna Weissing* The prairies of western Minnesota have more to offer than first meets the eye. The area is often overlooked in favor of popular tourist destinations along the North Shore or the state’s …

New Film about Nordic America

In 1965, citizens of the small town of Ulen, Minnesota, founded the Ulen Historical Museum. Since then, the museum has continued to be run by an all-volunteer staff and become a central part of the …

Swedish Pancakes for Breakfast?

Why do we eat the things we eat? And how do those things change over time? Marcus Cederström will present to the Behring Senior Center on what the foods we eat can tell us about …