Views of Jews in 19th Century Denmark: From Pro-Semitic Hans Christian Andersen to Anti-Semitic Søren Kierkegaard

Lecture by Poul Houe

Date & Time:

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
7:30 PM - 9:24 PM
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Free and open to the public


Mount Zion Temple
1300 Summit Ave.
St Paul, MN 55105

Focusing on the well documented pro-Semitic views of Hans Christian Andersen and the anti-Semitic views of Søren Kierkegaard, Paul Houe, professor of Scandinavian languages and literature at the University of Minnesota, surveyed  the landscape of pro- and anti-Semitic sentiments in Danish/Nordic 19th century culture and society. 

Sponsored by the University of Minnesota Center for Jewish Studies in collaboration with the Jay Phillips Center, Mount Zion Temple, and others

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