H.E. Peter Taksøe-Jensen, Danish Ambassador Extraordinary to the US, visited Seattle on Saturday November, 23.
Professor Andrew Nestingen gave a presentation at the Nordic Heritage Museum where he discussed the presence and use of the Finnish tango in the films of Aki Kaurismäki. This discussion coincided with the release of Prof. Nestingen's recent book, The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories. Be sure to watch Prof. Nestingen's presenation, linked below, if you were unable to attend the event.
At the Swedish Club's annual event on October, 27th, 2013, students and faculty were sponsored by the Barbro Osher Endowed Professorship of Swedish Studies, currently held by Professor Lotta Gavel Adams.
Students and Faculty in the photos are: Alexandra Wennstig, Coco Janze, Hanne Ockert-Axelsson, Liina-Ly Roos, Mimi Nielsen, Greta Karlholm, Sabina Ivenäs, and Mikko Johanson. Photo credit: Ia Dübois.