Courses - Upcoming

For the most up-to-date information on enrollment, meeting times, and locations, please consult the UW Time Schedule. Please keep in mind that listings for future quarters are tentative and subject to change.

Summer 2015 A-term

Scandinavian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
SCAND 350: Environmental Norms In International Politics

Surveys development of international environmental consciousness from 1960s to present. Models of "green development"; ways in which norms for resource use have entered global politics. Patterns of state compliance with international environmental agreements, and why states fall short of meeting their international obligations. Offered: jointly with ENVIR 360/JSIS B 350.

I&S
A - 13394 Christine Ingebritsen MTWThF 10:50-13:00
RAI 121
SCAND 479: Eco-Capitalism

Explores the idea of environmentalism and sustainability across societies. Compares and contrasts how prominent authors in the field assess the risks and opportunities of human effects on climate and ecology. Questions explored include: will ecological solutions be critical to the revival of the global economy? Why do place such as Europe adapt more readily to environmental challenges? Offered: jointly with JSIS A 429.

I&S
A - 13395 Christine Ingebritsen MTWThF 13:10-15:20
THO 217

Summer 2015 B-term

Scandinavian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
SCAND 230: Introduction To Folklore Studies

Comprehensive overview of the field of folkloristics, focusing on verbal genres, customs, belief, and material culture. Particular attention to the issues of community, identity, and ethnicity. Offered: jointly with C LIT 230.

I&S, VLPA
A - 13393 Guntis Šmidchens MTWThF 09:10-11:20
MGH 085

Summer 2015 Full-term

Scandinavian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
SCAND 270: Sagas Of The Vikings

Icelandic sagas and poetry about Vikings in the context of thirteenth-century society.

VLPA
A - 14148 Lars Jenner to be arranged -
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SCAND 498: Senior Essay

Undergraduate research and the writing of a senior essay in Scandinavian area studies.

VLPA, W
A - 13396 to be arranged -
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SCAND 499: Independent Study Or Research

Independent study or research in Scandinavian area studies. May be done in a Scandinavian language or in English.

A - 13397 to be arranged -
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SCAND 499: Independent Study Or Research

Independent study or research in Scandinavian area studies. May be done in a Scandinavian language or in English.

B - 13398 to be arranged -
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SCAND 600: Independent Study Or Research

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

A - 13399 to be arranged -
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SCAND 600: Independent Study Or Research

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

B - 13400 to be arranged -
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SCAND 700: Master's Thesis A - 13401 to be arranged -
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SCAND 700: Master's Thesis B - 13402 to be arranged -
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SCAND 800: Doctoral Dissertation A - 13403 to be arranged -
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Autumn 2015

Danish Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
DANISH 101: Elementary Danish

Fundamentals of oral and written Danish. First in a sequence of three.

A - 13126 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
RAI 314
DANISH 201: Second-Year Danish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Review of grammar. Introduction of modern literary texts. Discussion of culture and current events in Denmark. First in a sequence of three.

VLPA
A - 13127 Desiree Ohrbeck MTWThF 09:30-10:20
SMI 109
DANISH 310: Topics In Danish Short Prose

Focuses on the fairy tale and story, with selections by Bicher, H.C. Andersen, Bang, Blixen, and others.

VLPA
A - 13128 Desiree Ohrbeck T Th 12:30-14:20
SAV 140
DANISH 490: Supervised Reading

Readings in a selected area of Danish language, literature, or related fields.

A - 13129 to be arranged -
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Estonian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
ESTO 101: Elementary Estonian

Fundamentals of oral and written Estonian. First in a sequence of three.

A - 14606 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
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ESTO 490: Supervised Reading

Readings in a selected area of Estonian language, culture, or society.

A - 14607 to be arranged -
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Finnish Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
FINN 101: Elementary Finnish

Fundamentals of oral and written Finnish. First in a sequence of three.

A - 14701 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
MGH 228
FINN 201: Second-Year Finnish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Functional review of grammar. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either FINN 103 or FINN 150.

VLPA
A - 14702 Ilmari Ivaska MTWThF 10:30-11:20
THO 215
FINN 490: Supervised Reading

Readings in a selected area of Finnish language, culture, or society.

A - 14703 to be arranged -
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Latvian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
LATV 101: Elementary Latvian

Fundamentals of oral and written Latvian. First in a sequence of three.

A - 16614 Iveta Grinberga MTWThF 09:30-10:20
MGH 278
LATV 201: Second-Year Latvian

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Functional review of grammar. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either LATV 103 or LATV 150.

VLPA
A - 16615 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
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LATV 490: Supervised Reading

Readings in a selected area of Latvian language, culture, or society.

VLPA
A - 16616 to be arranged -
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Lithuanian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
LITH 101: Elementary Lithuanian

Fundamentals of oral and written Lithuanian. First in a sequence of three.

A - 17008 Aušra Valančiauskienė MTWThF 09:30-10:20
SAV 141
LITH 490: Supervised Reading

Readings in a selected area of Lithuanian language, culture, or society.

A - 17009 to be arranged -
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Norwegian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
NORW 101: Elementary Norwegian

Fundamentals of oral and written Norwegian. First in a sequence of three.

A - 18478 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
EEB 025
NORW 201: Second-Year Norwegian

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Functional review of grammar. First in a sequence of three.

VLPA
A - 18479 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
RAI 109
NORW 312: Topics In Norwegian Literature And Culture

Topics related to Norwegian literature, life, and civilization.

VLPA
A - 18480 to be arranged -
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NORW 490: Supervised Reading

Readings in a selected area of Norwegian language, literature, or related fields.

A - 18481 to be arranged -
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Scandinavian Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
SCAND 100: Introduction To Scandinavian Culture

The Scandinavian experience from the Viking Age to the present day; the background for contemporary Scandinavian democracy, with major emphasis on the cultural, political, and religious development of the Scandinavian countries.

I&S, VLPA
A - 20112 Lars Jenner T Th 13:30-15:20
AND 223
SCAND 230: Introduction To Folklore Studies

Comprehensive overview of the field of folkloristics, focusing on verbal genres, customs, belief, and material culture. Particular attention to the issues of community, identity, and ethnicity. Offered: jointly with C LIT 230.

I&S, VLPA
A - 20113 Guntis Šmidchens MTWThF 11:30-12:20
KNE 110
SCAND 270: Sagas Of The Vikings

Icelandic sagas and poetry about Vikings in the context of thirteenth-century society.

VLPA
A - 20114 Lars Jenner to be arranged -
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SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

VLPA
A - 20115 Ames, Eric C. M W
GWN
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AA - 20116 F 10:30-11:20
RAI 121
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AB - 20117 F 10:30-11:20
SAV 264
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AC - 20118 F 11:30-12:20
RAI 121
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AD - 20119 F 12:30-13:20
MGH 241
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AE - 20120 F 12:30-13:20
SAV 264
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AF - 20121 F 13:30-14:20
SAV 264
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AG - 20122 F 13:30-14:20
MGH 241
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AH - 20123 F 09:30-10:20
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SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AI - 20124 F 09:30-10:20
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SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

AJ - 20125 F 13:30-14:20
SAV 141
SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

VLPA
B - 20126 Ames, Eric C. M W
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SCAND 275: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with GERMAN 275.

BA - 20127 F 11:30-12:20
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SCAND 367: Sexuality In Scandinavia: Myth And Reality

Examines selected Scandinavian literary and socio-political texts, films, and art to manifest the reality behind the myths of sexual freedom in Scandinavia.

I&S, VLPA
A - 20128 Ia Dübois T Th 13:30-15:20
SMI 120
SCAND 367: Sexuality In Scandinavia: Myth And Reality

Examines selected Scandinavian literary and socio-political texts, films, and art to manifest the reality behind the myths of sexual freedom in Scandinavia.

I&S, VLPA
B - 21897 T Th 13:30-15:20
SMI 120
SCAND 370: The Vikings

Vikings at home in Scandinavia and abroad, with particular emphasis on their activities as revealed in archaeological finds and in historical and literary sources. Offered: jointly with HSTAM 370.

I&S, VLPA
A - 21895 MTWTh 10:30-11:20
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SCAND 370: The Vikings

Vikings at home in Scandinavia and abroad, with particular emphasis on their activities as revealed in archaeological finds and in historical and literary sources. Offered: jointly with HSTAM 370.

I&S, VLPA
B - 21925 MTWTh 10:30-11:20
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SCAND 427: Scandinavian Women Writers In English Translation

Selected works by major Scandinavian women writers from mid-nineteenth-century bourgeois realism to the present with focus on feminist issues in literary criticism. Offered: jointly with GWSS 429.

VLPA
A - 20130 Ann-Charlotte (Lotta) Gavel Adams T Th 13:30-15:20
THO 235
SCAND 490: Special Topics

Special topics in Scandinavian art, literature, culture, and history. Course offerings based on instructor's specialty and student demand.

A - 20131 Andrew K. Nestingen T 12:30-14:20
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SCAND 490: Special Topics

Special topics in Scandinavian art, literature, culture, and history. Course offerings based on instructor's specialty and student demand.

B - 20132 Christine Ingebritsen M F 13:30-15:20
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SCAND 590: Special Topics In Scandinavian Literature A - 20134 Ann-Charlotte (Lotta) Gavel Adams T Th 13:30-15:20
SMI 107
SCAND 595: Teaching Assistant Workshop

Focuses on topics in language pedagogy. Required for continuing teaching assistants in Scandinavian studies. Includes participation in the departmental and University-wide fall orientation teaching workshops. Prerequisite: SCAND 518; SCAND 594. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

A - 20135 Marianne T. Stecher F 11:30-12:20
SAV 141
SCAND 600: Independent Study Or Research

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

A - 20136 to be arranged -
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SCAND 600: Independent Study Or Research

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

B - 20137 to be arranged -
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SCAND 700: Master's Thesis A - 20138 to be arranged -
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SCAND 700: Master's Thesis B - 20139 to be arranged -
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SCAND 800: Doctoral Dissertation A - 20140 to be arranged -
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Swedish Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
SWED 101: Elementary Swedish

Fundamentals of oral and written Swedish. First in a sequence of three.

A - 20803 MTWThF 09:30-10:20
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SWED 201: Second-Year Swedish

Intensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing. Functional review of grammar. First in a sequence of three.

VLPA
A - 20804 Ia Dübois MTWT
CDH
SWED 300: Swedish Women Writers

Readings from works by Swedish women writers.

VLPA
A - 20805 Ann-Charlotte (Lotta) Gavel Adams T Th 09:30-11:20
CDH 711B
SWED 490: Supervised Reading

Readings in a selected area of Swedish language, literature, or related fields.

A - 20806 to be arranged -
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