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.

Autumn 2015

Danish Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut DANISH 101: Elementary Danish

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

A - 13126 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
MGH 289
aut 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
aut 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
aut 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

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut ESTO 101: Elementary Estonian

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

A - 14606 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
MGH 253
aut 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

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut 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
aut 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
aut 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

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut LATV 101: Elementary Latvian

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

A - 16614 Iveta Grinberga MTWThF 10:30-11:20
PAR 306
aut 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 09:30-10:20
MGH 278
aut 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

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut 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
aut 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

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut 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
aut 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 Olivia Gunn MTWThF 09:30-10:20
RAI 109
aut NORW 312: Topics In Norwegian Literature And Culture

Topics related to Norwegian literature, life, and civilization.

VLPA
A - 18480 Olivia Gunn MTWTh 12:30-13:20
SMI 111
aut 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

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut 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
aut 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
aut 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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aut 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
aut 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
aut 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
MGH 231
aut 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
aut 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
aut 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
aut 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
aut 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
THO 125
aut 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
KNE 110
aut 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
MGH 241
aut 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
aut 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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aut 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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aut 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
aut 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 Ia Dübois T Th 13:30-15:20
SMI 120
aut 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 Terje I. Leiren MTWTh 11:30-12:20
KNE 210
aut 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 Terje I. Leiren MTWTh 11:30-12:20
KNE 210
aut 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
aut 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
BAG 154
aut SCAND 590: Special Topics In Scandinavian Literature A - 20134 Ann-Charlotte (Lotta) Gavel Adams T Th 13:30-15:20
SMI 107
aut 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 Ilmari Ivaska F 11:30-12:20
SAV 141
aut SCAND 600: Independent Study Or Research

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut SWED 101: Elementary Swedish

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

A - 20803 MTWThF 10:30-11:20
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aut 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
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aut 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
MGH 286
aut 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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