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Comparative literature educator

Ulf Carl Jakob Boëthius, Swedish comparative literature educator.

Background

Boëthius, Ulf Carl Jakob was born on December 2, 1933 in South Kedum, Skaraborg, Sweden. Son of Erik Gustaf Albert and Astrid Helena (Norberg) Boëthius.

Education

Bachelor, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1955. Master of Arts, University Uppsala, 1957. License of philosophy, University Uppsala, 1962.

Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1969.

Career

Lecturer Rudbeckian Senior High School, Västerås, Sweden, 1964-1969, Stockholm University, 1970-1990, professor, 1990-1998. Director studies department literature Stockholm University, 1988-1990.

Membership

Past board directors Center Mass Culture Studies, Center Study of Childhood, University Stockholm. Past board directors Swedish Institute for Children's Books, Stockholm, Strindberg Society, Stockholm, Swedish Council for Research in Adult Education, Linköping, Sweden, Youth Studies Group of Swedish Council for Research in Humanities and Social Sciences. Member International Research Society for Children's Literature, Swedish Network for Youth Culture Studies.

Connections

Married Anna Fanny Hedenius, 1956 (divorced 1978). Children: Elin, Frida, Fanny. Married Carola Birgitta Hansson, 1979.

Children: Emma, Simon.

father:
Erik Gustaf Albert Boëthius

mother:
Astrid Helena (Norberg) Boëthius

spouses:
Anna Fanny Hedenius

Carola Birgitta Hansson

children:
Elin Boëthius

Frida Boëthius

Fanny Boëthius

Emma Boëthius

Simon Boëthius