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Joy K. Lintelman — Curriculum Vita

lintelma@cord.edu | http://joylintelman.org

Department of History

Concordia College

901 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN  56562

Appointment

Professor, Department of History, Concordia College (1989 – present)

Education

PhD history,  University of Minnesota (1991).  Dissertation:  “More Freedom, Better Pay”: Single Swedish Immigrant Women in the United States, 1880-1920.

MA history, University of Minnesota (1983)

BA history, Gustavus Adolphus College, Summa cum Laude, History

Articles

“A Hot Heritage: Swedish Americans and Coffee.” Minnesota History 63, no. 5 (Spring 2013): 190-202.

“’Devoted to the interests of the Scandinavians everywhere’”: Scandinavia magazine, 1924.” Swedish American Historical Quarterly (October 2012).

“‘I Always Been Working Hard’: Peter Bergstrom, Worker and Entrepreneur in Moorhead, Minnesota, 1898–1940,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 57 (April 2006): 81–97. [pdf]

“Between the Mundane and the Memorable: The Letters of Single and Married Swedish Immigrant Women” Swedish American Historical Quarterly 56 nos. 2-3 (April-July 2005): 158-172. [pdf]

“‘She did not whimper or complain’: Case Records and Swedish American Working Class Women in Minneapolis, 1910-1930.” Swedish American Historical Quarterly. XLV 1 (January 1994): 5-23. [pdf]

“Introduction to Domestic Service Forum” AND “‘Our Serving Sisters’: Swedish American Domestic Servants and their Ethnic Community.” Social Science History 15 (Fall 1991): 363-5, 381-95.

“‘America is the woman’s promised land’: Swedish Immigrant Women and American Domestic Service,” Journal of American Ethnic History 8 (Spring 1989): 9-23.

“Straddling Two Cultures: The Lives of Immigrant Children,” Spectrum 5 (Fall 1988): 1-12.

The Go-Betweens: The Lives of Immigrant Children [exhibition catalog] (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Art Museum, 1986).

Books, book chapters, and other publications

and Jennifer Battcher. “Peter Bergstrom: Swedish Immigrant Worker and Entrepreneur.” Travelling exhibit for the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, 2013 to present.

“Corncobs to Classmates: Swedish Americans at a Norwegian American College.” In Philip J. Anderson and Dag Blanck, eds. Norwegians and Swedes in the United States: Friends and Neighbors. (Saint Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2012), 219-235.

I Go To America”: Swedish Immigrant Women and the Life of Mina Anderson.  St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, March 2009.

“Likade få job?: Profiles of Swedish Immigrant Employment in Moorhead, Minnesota, 1880-1920.” In Lars Olsson & Sune Åkerman, eds. Hembygden & Världen: Festskrift till Ulf Beijbom (Kristianstad, Sweden: Svenska Emigrantinstitutet, 2002), 301-313.

“‘Unfortunates’ and ‘City Guests’: Swedish American Inmates and the Minneapolis City Workhouse, 1907” in Philip J. Anderson & Dag Blanck, eds. Swedes in the Twin Cities: Immigrant Life and Minnesota’s Urban Frontier (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001), 57-76.

“Making Service Serve Themselves: Immigrant Women and Domestic Service in North America, 1850-1920,” in Dirk Hoerder, ed. People in Transit: German Migrations in Comparative Perspective, 1820-1930 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995), 249-265.

“An ‘In-Progress’ Report: The Crow Seminar and Teaching Indian History.” Occasional Papers in Curriculum Series, Number 18, Essays from “Teaching and Writing Local and Reservation History: The Crows,” June 1994 (Chicago: Newberry Library 1995), 5-24.

“‘On My Own’: Single, Swedish, and Female in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago,” in Philip J. Anderson and Dag Blanck, eds. Swedish-American Life in Chicago: Cultural and Urban Aspects of an Immigrant People, 1850-1930 (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1992), 89-99.

and Vecoli, Rudolph J.  A Century of American Immigration, 1884-1984. (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Department of Independent Study, 1984) (chpts. 2-5 by Lintelman).

Conference papers

Lintelman, Joy K. “Play and Practice in a Digital Field: Experiments in Experiential Learning.” Paper presented at the 2014 Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, April 24-26, 2014.

With Virginia Connell and Lisa Sjoberg. “Preparing Students for a Future of Working with the Past: Using Omeka to Teach History Students How to Create Online Exhibits.” Paper presented at the 3Ts 2012: Engaging Students with Transliteracy, Teaching and Technology at the University at Albany, SUNY, March 16, 2012.

“’Devoted to the interests of the Scandinavians everywhere’”: Scandinavia magazine, 1924.” Paper presented at the NAHA Norway Conference 2011, Decorah, IA, 14-17 June 2011.

“Teaching from Inside and Outside the Box: Norwegian Immigration and Lars Martin Nilsen Askeland.” Paper presented at the 9th Norwegian-American Seminar, “Migration and Memory: Norwegian-American Dimensions,” Bø, Norway, 21-23 June 2006.

“Gender, Memory, and Meaning: An Analysis of Albin Widén’s Immigrant Sociological Survey.” Paper presented at the Nordic Association for American Studies Conference, 26-29 May 2005, Växjö and Karlskrona, Sweden.

“The Life and Times of Peter Bergstrom: A Swedish Immigrant in Moorhead, Minnesota, 1898-1940.” Paper presented at the 39th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference, 27-30 October, 2004, Bismarck, North Dakota.

“Between the Mundane and the Memorable: The Letters of Single and Married Swedish Immigrant Women.” Paper presented at the conference “Jag lever och har hälsan: A conference on letters & diaries of Swedish immigrants in North America.” 15-16 October 2004, Swenson Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.

“Teaching by Microcosm: A Collaborative Class Research Project—Norwegian Immigration and Lars Martin Nilsen Askeland” Panel presented at Northern Great Plains History Conference, 1-4 October 2003, Fargo, North Dakota..

“Swedish Immigrants and the Dakota Conflict of Minnesota” Presented at the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 1-4 May 2003 (revised from the 2001 Northern Great Plains Conference).

“Swedish Immigrants and the Dakota Conflict of Minnesota” Paper presented at the 36th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference, Grand Forks, ND, 10-13 October 2001.

with Betty Bergland. “Scandinavian Immigrants and Indigenous Peoples: Ethnicity, Gender, and Colonial Encounters in Midwestern Regions of the United States, 1830-1930” Paper presented at the International Federation for Research in Women’s History at the 19th International Congress of Historical Sciences, Oslo, Norway, 6-13 August 2000.

“‘Nobody went to town’: Rural Midwestern Girlhood and the Diaries of Sarah and Ella Haeckel, 1909-1911.” Paper presented at the 7th triennial Rural Women’s Studies Association conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, 22-25 June, 2000.

Likede få job?”: Profiles of Swedish Immigrant Employment in Moorhead, Minnesota, 1880-1920. Paper presented for the conference Arbeid/Työ/Work: Labor History in Scandinavia and Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, 15-17 April 1999.

“Making Contact: Perceptions, Problems, and Prospects in the Case of Swedish Immigrants and American Indians.” Paper presented for the Swedish Association for American Studies Conference. Växjö, Sweden, 5-6 March 1999.

“‘Unfortunates’ and ‘City Guests’ Swedish American Inmates and the Minneapolis City Workhouse, 1887-1918.” Paper presented at the conference “Swedish Life in the Twin Cities,” St. Paul, Minnesota, 17-20 October 1996.

“Writing Freely or Routinely Writing?: The Letters of Married and Single Swedish Immigrant Women.” Paper presented at the Organization of American Historians Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 4-7 April 1994.

“Making Service Serve Themselves: Immigrant Women and Domestic Service in North America, 1850-1920.” Paper presented at the Symposium: “European Migration and Transcontinental Migration to North America. A Comparative Perspective,” Bremerhaven, West Germany, 15-18 August 1991.

“‘She did not whimper or complain’: Case Records and Swedish American Working Class Women in Minneapolis, 1910-1930.” Paper presented at the conference “Swedes in America: New Perspectives,” Utvandrarnas Hus, Växjö, Sweden, 31 May-3 June 1991.

“Swedish Women in Chicago.” Session comment presented at “Women in the Migration Process” Conference, Worpswede, West Germany, 4-7 October 1990.

“‘Our Serving Sisters’: Swedish American Domestic Servants and the Swedish-American Ethnic Community.” Paper presented at the Social Science History Association Conference, Washington, D.C., 16-19 November 1989.

“Looking into Serving: Swedish and American Views of Domestic Service in America.” Paper presented at the Southwest Labor Studies Association Conference, Los Angeles, 28-29 April 1988.

“‘On My Own’: Single, Swedish, and Female in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago.” Paper presented at the conference “Swedish-American Life in Chicago, 1838-1988,” North Park College, Chicago, 13-15 October 1988.

“Swedish Domestic Servants in America.” Paper presented at the Nordic Association for American Studies Biennial Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 28-30 May 1987.

Invited presentations

Invited book lectures: I Go To America: 5 October 2009 at the Moorhead Public Library, 18 October 2009 for the Swedish Cultural Heritage Society of the Red River Valley, 27 March 2009 at the Hawley Public Library, 1 June 2010 at Amery [Wisconsin] Area Swedish Club, 24-25 September 2010 South Dakota Festival of Books, 8 January 2011 Swedish Genealogical Society of Eastern Colorado in Denver, CO, 12 January 2011 at the Pine Island Public Library, 22 January 2011 Heritage and Cultural Society of Clay County, 3 August 2011 Two Harbors Public Library, Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota 6th Annual Fall Conference, 15 October 2011, April 2012 at a meeting of the Norwegian Genealogical Society of Minnesota in Minneapolis, June 2012 at Icelandic State Park in North Dakota and at the Augustana Heritage Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College, August 2012 at the Trelag Stevne in Fargo, ND, April 2014 at the Bemidji American Swedish Institute Affiliate annual meeting.

“Swedish American Mothers,” American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 10 May 2009.

“History Lounge,” 7 April 2009, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN, 7 April 2009.

“’I Go to America’: Swedish-American Women and the Life of Mina Anderson.” O. Fritiof Ander Lecture, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, 17 October 2008

“’Beyond the Farmstead’: Social Worlds of Swedish immigrant Women,” Swedish American Historical Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2 May 2008.

Minnesota Humanities Commission American Indian Histories and Cultures Seminar Series: “Cultural Encounters: The Dakota Conflict and Minnesota Immigrants,” 24-25 October 2003, Humanities Education Center, St. Paul, MN.

“Fighting Days, Finding Ways: Minnesota, Swedish Immigrants and the Dakota in 1862” Teacher Training for Four Winds Time Travel, 7 March 2003, American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Book reviews

Review of Judit Martin, Augusta’s Daughter: Life in Nineteenth-Century Sweden. H-Skand, H-Net Reviews. July, 2013.  http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=39449.

Review of Norwegian American Women: Migration, Communities, and Identities, Betty A. Bergland and Lori Ann Lahlum, eds. Scandinavian Studies 84, no. 2 (2012): 228-231.

Review of A Shuttle in Her Hand: A Swedish Immigrant Weaver in America by Marion Tuttle Marzolf, Swedish American Historical Quarterly 62, no. 1 (January 2011), 68-70.

Review of Small Strangers: The Experiences of Immigrant Children in America by Melissa Klapper Annals of Iowa 67 no. 4, (Fall 2008): 353-5.

Review of America’s Backdoor by Vernon Alfred Holmes, Swedish American Historical Quarterly, 56 no. 1 (January 2005), 79-82.

Review of Minnesota Swedes by Lilly Setterdahl. Minnesota History, Spring 1998.

Review of A Folk Divided: Homeland Swedes and Swedish Americans, 1840-1940 by H. Arnold Barton. North Dakota History (Summer/Fall 1996).

Review of In Their Own Words: Letters From Norwegian Immigrants edited and translated by Solveig Zempel. Swedish American Historical Quarterly, Fall 1991.

Review of Private Matters: American Attitudes Toward Childbearing and Infant Nurture in the Urban North, 1800-1860 by Sylvia D. Hoffert. WHOM Newsletter 17 (June 1989): 10-11.

Review of Dignity: Lower Income Women Tell of Their Lives and Struggles compiled by Fran Leeper Buss. WHOM Newsletter 13 (December 1985): 6-7.

Review of Decades of Discontent: The Woman’s Movement, 1920-1940 ed. by Lois Scharf and Joan M. Jensen. WHOM (Women Historians of the Midwest) Newsletter 12 (December 1984): 10-11.

Review of Mabel Walker Willebrandt: A Study of Power, Loyalty, and Law by Dorothy M. Brown. WHOM Newsletter 12 (November 1984): 8-9.

Honors and Awards:

2013 Solon J. Buck Award for Best Article in Minnesota History, 2013

2010 Minnesota Book Award Winner, Nonfiction Category (for I Go to America).

2010 American Association of State and Local History Award of Merit (for I Go to America).

Dovre Center Grant ($1000)

Minnesota Humanities Commission Works in Progress Grant, 2005-2006 ($2250)

Sabbatical, 2005-2006 Academic Year

Summer Study Research Grant, 2004 ($1250).

Centennial Scholars Award, 2002-2003.

Faculty Mentorship Award, 1998-99.

Research Grant, Minnesota Historical Society, Summer 1998

Nils William and Dagmar Olsson Scholarship Fund, 1997

ELCA Research Grant, 1997

Concordia Centennial Scholars Grant, Summer 1997

Swedish Emigrant Institute Grant, Fall 1997

Bush Faculty Grant, Gender and Technology, 1995-1996

Research Grant, Minnesota Historical Society, Summer 1995

Bush Faculty Grant, Native American Pedagogy, 1994-1995

University of Minnesota Dissertation Fellowship, 1987-88

Fulbright Research Fellowship (Sweden), 1986-87

Lilly Lorenzen Scholarship, 1986-87

Stout Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1985-86

Northwest Area Studies Foreign Language Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1984-85

Tuition Scholarships, University of Minnesota, Spring and Fall, 1983

Graduate School Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1981-82

Professional Memberships and Positions:

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center Board of Directors, 2008-present

Swedish American Historical Society, Board of Directors, 2005-2010, 2012-present

Society for the History of Childhood and Youth

Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies

Immigration and Ethnic History Society, Program Committee, 1998-1999

Immigration and Ethnic History Society

Minnesota Historical Society

Swedish American Society of the Red River Valley

Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County

Teaching Experience:

Professor, “United States in Perspective [Colonial to Civil War, Reconstruction to present],” “Indians of North America,” “U.S. Women’s History,” and “Research Seminar,” “Scandinavian Immigration and Emigration,” “Reel Norden: Scandinavian History and Film,” “Principia,” “The Midwest,” “Food in Global History,” “Doing Digital History,” Concordia College, History Department, Moorhead, MN, 1989 to present.

Instructor, “A Century of American Immigration, 1884-1984,” University of Minnesota, Department of Independent Study, 1984 to 1991.

Instructor, “Women and Immigration in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century America,” Macalester College, History Department, St. Paul, MN, Fall Semester, 1988.

Instructor, “Survey of U.S. History from 1877,” University of Minnesota, History Department, Summer Session I, 1988.

Instructor, “Speaking Historically: An Oral History of Student Protest, 1960-1980,” University of Minnesota, Honors Division, Winter, 1986.

Instructor, “Senior Seminar,” University of Minnesota, History Department, 1985-86.

Teaching Assistant, “U.S. History to 1877,” University of Minnesota, History Department, 1982-84.

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