“Tales, Trolls and Thrillers: A Sampling of Nordic Literature” will be offered at 7 p.m. Thursday in Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall at Missouri Southern State University.

The event will include samples of Nordic literature read by students from the MSSU English department and Sigma Tau Delta. The readings, in an English translation, will be drawn from various genres and will highlight works from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.

Admission is free and open to the public.