Guest Lecturer: Ingeborg Hovik
Event Title: Roald Amundsen's Gjoa Expedition (1903 - 1906) - The PhotosOrganization: CENTER FOR GLOBAL EDUCATIONIngeborg Hovik is an associate professor of Art History at the University of Tromso in Norway. Her research focuses on European and North American visual culture in the nineteenth century, including Arctic photography, post-colonial, eco-feminist and ecocritical theory, and indigenous methodology. She will be presenting a lecture on Roald Amundsen’s Gjoa Expedition (1903 – 1906), including photos from the expedition.
The University of Tromsø (UiT) is located in northern Norway, 200+ miles into the Arctic Circle. It is the world’s northernmost university, with approximately 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Gettysburg College sends between 6-12 students to study at UiT for semester-length global study every academic year. Their faculty conducts fascinating research over a wide spectrum of topics, including climate science, space research, and indigenous studies focusing on the Sami people of northern Scandinavia.
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Schmucker Hall 302