Photo Credit: Eizoman

Call for Papers for a Special Themed Section of Scandinavian-Canadian Studies


Guest Editor: Marit Ann Barkve

Special Themed Section Title: Migration, Exile, and Diaspora in the Nordic Region

Special Themed Section Description:

Although migration to and from the Nordic region is no new phenomenon, recent waves of immigration to the Nordic region, particularly from non-Western nations, has dominated popular culture and political discourse, has been perceived of as an economic problem, and has been the subject of art and literature. This special themed section of Scandinavian-Canadian Studies seeks a variety of articles regarding migration, exile, and diaspora in the Nordic region. As the journal of Scandinavian-Canadian Studies is interdisciplinary, this special themed section is interested in a broad range of fields: literary studies, cultural studies, political science, sociology, linguistics, performance studies, fine art, translation studies, folklore, etc.

Please submit papers to Marit Ann Barkve (Barkve@wisc.edu), Guest Editor for this special themed section. For any other questions pertaining to the journal, contact Helga Thorson (helgat@uvic.ca), Editor of Scandinavian-Canadian Studies.


  • August 22, 2016 – Call for Papers
  • November 15, 2016 – Titles and Abstracts Due
  • January 1, 2017 – Submissions Due (Submissions go through Scandinavian-Canadian Studies’ standard double blind peer review process)