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Åke Bergvall

Åke Bergvall, Swedish literature and language professor. Grant, Fulbright Commission, 1985, 2003. Member of Swedish Branch European Society Study English (vice president 2005-2009), Connotations Society, International Association of University Professors of English.

Background

  • Bergvall, Åke was born on September 30, 1955 in Älgarås, Västergötland, Sweden. Son of Bengt and Brita Bergvall.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1989.

    Career

    • Research assistant Uppsala University, 1993—1994. Professor Karlstad University, Sweden, since 1997. Research assistant Umeå University, Sweden, 1991—1993.

      President English Literature Professors Conference, Sweden, since 2007.

    Membership

    Member of Swedish Branch European Society Study English (vice president 2005-2009), Connotations Society, International Association of University Professors of English.

    Connections

    • Married Rose M. Hilliard, June 26, 1982. Children: Linnea, Rebecka.
    • father: Bengt Bergvall
    • mother: Brita Bergvall
    • spouse: Rose M. Hilliard
    • children: Linnea Bergvall
    • Rebecka Bergvall
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    Born September 30, 1955
    (age 61)
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    • 1987
      University North Carolina
    • 1989
      Uppsala University
    • 1993 - 1994
      Research assistant, Uppsala University
    • 1997
      professor, Karlstad University
      Sweden

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