Christopher Oscarson

Commonly Taught Courses

Scandinavian 217: German and Scandinavian Cinema

Scandinavian 344r: Cultural History of the Vikings

Scandinavian 377: Methods in Teaching Nordic Languages

Scandinavian 430: Scandinavian Cultural History

Swedish 340: Swedish Literature

Interdisciplinary Humanities 280r: Humanities and the Environment

Interdisciplinary Humanities 390r: Film Theory and Adaptation Studies



Christopher (Chip) Oscarson received a BA in History and MA in Comparative Literature from Brigham Young University and then went on to the University of Califormia, Berkeley to do a PhD (2006) in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures with a Designated Emphasis in Film. He joined the faculty at BYU in 2005 and has served since that time as the director for the BYU Scandinavian Program. His research interests are in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Scandinavian literature, silent film, and the relationship between literature, film, art, and the environment.



PhD, U. of California, Berkeley, 2006