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Literature educator , Newspaper journalist

Lars Christoffer Lönnroth, Swedish newspaper journalist, literature educator. Guggenheim fellow, 1971-1972. President Verdandi, Uppsala University, 1961-1962. Fellow Göteborgs Vetenskaps och Vitterhetssamhälle (vice president), Gustav Adolfs Akademien, Norske Videnskabers Selskab.

Background

Lönnroth, Lars Christoffer was born on June 4, 1935 in Göteborg, Sweden. Son of Erik and Ebba (Lagercrantz) Lönnroth.

Education

Fil. kand., Uppsala University, Sweden, 1956. Fil. licensed, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1961. Fil. doktor, Stockholm University, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor University California, Berkeley, 1965-1969, associate professor, 1969-1974, professor, 1974, Aalborg (Denmark) Universitetscenter, 1974-1982, Göteborgs University, since 1982. Vice president American Association for Scandinavian Studies, 1970-1972. Member Danish Humanities Research Council, Copenhagen.

President International Association for Scandinavian Studies, 1984-1986. Chairman Swedish Arts Council, 1994-2000.

Membership

President Verdandi, Uppsala University, 1961-1962. Fellow Göteborgs Vetenskaps och Vitterhetssamhälle (vice president), Gustav Adolfs Akademien, Norske Videnskabers Selskab.

Connections

Married Iris Margareta Santesson, July 11, 1959. Children: Magnus, Linus.

father:
Erik Lönnroth

mother:
Ebba (Lagercrantz) Lönnroth

spouse:
Iris Margareta Santesson

children:
Magnus Lönnroth

Linus Lönnroth