Hilde Løvdal Stephens

Associate Professor - British North American
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Academic interests

My research focuses on 20th century American history. Currently I am working on a project on Transatlantic religious exchange and am starting a project on the political and cultural battles over reading and reading instruction in American schools since the 1950s.

Courses taught

Fall 2022:

ENG4550 Theory and Method in American and British Studies

ENG1506: American History and Society: An Introduction (seminars only)

Background

I have a PhD in American Studies from ILOS. From 2019 to 2022 I worked in the teacher training program at the University of Southeastern Norway.

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Tags: American Studies, USA, Religion in the US, Education history, Culture wars, Gender and religion, Twentieth-century American history, Conservatism

Publications

  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Mødre mot makta: Norma Gabler og kristenpopulismen i USA. In Kloster, Sven Thore & Stålsett, Sturla Johan (Ed.), Populisme og kristendom . Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202720315. p. 237–254.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2018). Tearing Down the Walls of Segregation: Race, Conservatism, and 1990s Evangelical Rap. Journal of American Studies. ISSN 0021-8758. 54(4), p. 1043–1065. doi: 10.1017/S0021875817000871.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2015). Money Matters and Family Matters. In Goff, Philip; Stievermann, Jan & Junker, Detlef (Ed.), Religion and the Marketplace in the United States. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780199361793. p. 102–123. doi: 10.1093/acprof%3Aoso/9780199361793.003.0005.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2013). Called to Preach or Called to Parent: American Evangelicals and their Mission in the World. Fides et Historia. ISSN 0884-5379. 45(2), p. 60–64.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2013). Parenting and Politics: The Personal and the Political in the Evangelical Family Values Movement. American Studies in Scandinavia. ISSN 0044-8060. 45(1-2), p. 59–75. doi: 10.22439/asca.v45i1-2.4901.

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  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). Family Matters: James Dobson and Focus on the Family’s Crusade for the Christian Home . University of Alabama Press. ISBN 978-0-8173-2033-1. 304 p.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal; Birkeland, Arne; Ian, Underwood & Torp, Anne-Marie (2017). E2: Internasjonal engelsk. Gyldendal Undervisning. ISBN 9788205489400. 331 p.

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  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). Reading to Save the Republic in Postwar America.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). Brannstiftelser, trusler og vold i kampen mot abort. [Newspaper]. Vårt Land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). A Readers' Republic: The Politics of Reading Instruction in the US since the 1950s​.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). Studio 2: Verdikamp i USA. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). Skoler slagmark for amerikansk kulturkrig. [Newspaper]. Vårt Land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). Når latter splitter. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). Mødre mot makta.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2022). Studio 2. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Inspirerte kristne tilhengere av Trump. [Newspaper]. Dagen.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Historisk spenning om abort i USA. [Newspaper]. Dagen.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Divine Institution: White Evangelicalism's Politics of the Family. Reading Religion. ISSN 2475-207X.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Russel More er en upopulær mann og teolog. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Forvirret over USAs abortlovgivning? Les USA-ekspertens historiske gjennomgang. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). En byste til besvær? Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Carman Licciardello - en kristen-stjerne er gått bort. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Blomstene på brudesjalet er en del britenes rasisme-historie. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Sequoyas språk. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Baptists in Babylon. Berkley Forum.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Studio 2. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Studio 2. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). Southern Religion in the World: Three Stories by Paul Harvey. The Journal of southern history. ISSN 0022-4642. doi: 10.1353/soh.2021.0024.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2021). American Pentecostal Preachers in Norway in the 1950s.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Spent på unge evangelikales valg. [Newspaper]. Dagen.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Slavenes bidrag til vaksinegjennombruddet. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Da Gud ble republikaner. Intervjuet av Morten S. Smedsrud. [Newspaper]. Apollon.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Studio 2. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Studio 2. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Studio 2. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). God Bless America (episode 1, 2 og 5). [Radio]. Vårt Land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Communes in America 1975-2000 . Reading Religion. ISSN 2475-207X.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Nå er din historie viktig. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Ideen om «hvithet». Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Muskuløs kristendom. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). Hvem er USAs evangelikale? Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2020). All about the Family: James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical Identity.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). USA: Den egentlige trusselen mot akademikernes ytringsfrihet. Universitetsavisa. ISSN 0807-5271.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). White Christmas. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). Kløften i USAs kristne musikkbransje. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). Kristendom, kapitalisme og politikk. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). Jakt og offer. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). Evangelicalism, Family Values, and Race in Recent American Religious History.
  • Stephens, Randall J. & Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2019). «Guds mann i Det hvite hus». Kirke og kultur. ISSN 0023-186X. 123(2), p. 111–122. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-3002-2019-02-02.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2017). “The Year of the Family? Dr. Dobson and the Rise of Focus on the Family” .
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2017). “Family Values in Red, White, and Black.” .
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2016). Korstog mot den røde pesten. Humanist : tidsskrift for livssynsdebatt. ISSN 0801-6283. 2016(3).
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2015). Sword of the spirit, shield of faith: religion in American war and diplomacy. Journal of Transatlantic Studies (JTS). ISSN 1479-4012. 13(March).
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2015). “American Religion since 1945.”.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2015). De kristenkonservative samler troppene. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2015). Ville at kvinner skulle underkaste seg mannen og møte ham i sexy undertøy. Aftenposten Viten. ISSN 2464-3033.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2013). Kalkun, stuffing, pumpkin pie: Historien om Thanksgiving-feiringen. amerikanskpolitikk.no.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2012). Billy Graham and Scandinavian Converts.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2012). Focus on the Family: Generational Shifts within the Evangelical Movement.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2012). Santorums evangeliske inspirasjon. [Internet]. forskning.no.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2012). How to Talk about "It": Focus on the Family's Advice to Evangelical Parents of Young Children.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2012). Menn må beundres – kvinner beskyttes. [Internet]. Kilden - Informasjonssenter for kjønnsforskning.
  • Stephens, Hilde Løvdal (2012). “‘We’re Colored People and We Live in a Tainted Place’: Race, Religion, and Reconciliation in 1990s Evangelical Hip Hop.” .
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2011). Money Matters and Family Matters.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2011). The Elephant in the Evangelical Living Room. Evangelical Studies Bulletin. ISSN 0890-703X. Fall(79), p. 1–5.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2011). From Racial Hierarchy to a Focus on the Family.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2011). Sex and the Civilization from the Cold War to the Culture Wars.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2011). Because Everybody has a Family: Family Values in Black and White.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2010). Focus on the Family and the Mommy Wars: Negotiating the Real and the Ideal.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2009). Defending Faith and Family: A Qualitative Historical Analysis of Focus on the Family's Message and Appeal to American Evangelicals.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2009). James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Conservative Evangelical Womanhood in a Post-The Feminine Mystique America.
  • Løvdal, Hilde (2012). Family Matters: James Dobson and Focus on the Family's Message to American Evangelicals, 1970-2010. Det humanistiske fakultet.
  • Løvdal, Hilde & Kitchen-Døderlein, Deborah Lynn (2011). Family Matters: James Dobson and Focus on the Family's Message to American Evangelicals. Faculty of the Humanities, University of Oslo.
  • Løvdal, Hilde & Kitchen-Døderlein, Deborah Lynn (2006). Faith and Feminism: Evangelicalism, Feminism and the Culture Wars in the USA, 1970s to the Present. Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo.

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