Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Theater in Sweden and Swedish America

This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on Swedish and Swedish American Theater using Swenson Center resources. The Swenson Center is located at Augustana College and is a national and international research center for the study of Swedish-A

Welcome!

This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on Swedish and Swedish American Theater using Swenson Center resources.

The Swenson Center is located at Augustana College and is a national and international research center for the study of Swedish-American history and relations. 

Theater in Sweden and Swedish America

Keywords / Search terms:

Here are some search terms to try in the library catalog or other search areas. Using the asterisk (*) is a wildcard option, that will return variations on a search term. For example, theat* will return results for theater, theatre, theatrical, etc.

  • Theat*
  • Drama
  • Playwrit*

Possible research questions:

  • How did Swedish American immigrants, their communities, and descendants continue traditions of Swedish theater?
  • What elements and aesthetics common in Swedish and Swedish American theater continue in contemporary Swedish film making?
  • What is the extent of the archival record of theatrical productions, and how does it compare in scope and content to the archival records for other types of art and performance?