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literature and language professor

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