The Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington offers a number of courses that include material related to Iceland, including its literature, culture, and history. From time to time instruction in both Modern Icelandic and Old Icelandic (Old Norse) is also provided.


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May 21
Johanna Katrin Freðriksdottir // Wise Women, Witches and Giantesses: The Icelandic Saga Heroine Reconsidered // Gowen 301 // 12:30pm


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Title Date Time Location
Wise Women, Witches and Giantesses: The Icelandic Saga Heroine Reconsidered
Johanna Katrin Freðriksdottir
May 21 12:30pm Gowen 301
The Patricia L. Conroy Memorial Lecture: May 21 12:30am to 1:20pm 301 Gowen Hall


Title Date Time Location
Changes in the Arctic: Old and New Debates
Astrid Ogilivie
Oct 17 3:30pm to 5:00pm PCAR 192
Blueberry Soup: A Documentary About Rewriting the Icelandic Constitution Oct 9 5:00pm William H. Gates Hall, Room 127
Iceland & Latvia: The Financial and Human Crisis
Hilmar Hilmarsson
Jun 10 7:00pm Nordic Heritage Museum
Carol J. Clover Lecture on “The Most Amazing Thing About Gísla Saga"
Carol J. Clover, Emeritus Professor of Rhetoric/Film & Scandinavian Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Jan 22 4:00pm Yukon Pacific Room, University of Washington Club


Title Date Time Location
Nordic Cool 2013 (February 19th - March 17th) at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC. Mar 2 to Mar 4 The Kennedy Center
Bad Art Makes Good - Adventures in Thinking and Making Feb 7 6:00pm to 9:00pm Nordic Heritage Musuem


Title Date Time Location
Vikings Invade Ballard! Aug 18 9:00am Nordic Heritage Museum (in Ballard)