Core Course Week: Uppsala

This week was our first study tour with our core courses. Each class spends three days in another location in Sweden. My literature core course was in Uppsala, focusing on the theme of constructing national narratives and how that contributes to the process of othering. We had a very busy week, so I'll do my …

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Melodifestivalen and Semla Day!

This Saturday was the first week of Melodifestivalen, the Swedish preliminary competition to see who will represent the country at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. It's six weeks of over-the-top music and very interesting performances, voting is open to the entire country, and it's honestly a pretty big deal here (especially in the queer community). …

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