Alva Review-Courier -

Another member quits body that awards Nobel literature prize

 

November 8, 2018



COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A member of the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature said Wednesday she is leaving the body, the latest person to quit amid sex abuse and financial crimes scandals at the exclusive group.

Jayne Svenungsson is the eighth person to quit or to be forced off the 18-member board of the Swedish Academy since the scandals broke last year.

Swedish broadcaster SVT reported that Svenungsson, who joined in December, left after "careful consideration." The broadcaster quoted her as saying she wanted to focus on her full-time job as a university theology profess...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019