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SCAND 365 A: Finnish Popular Culture

Flow Festival Helsinki
Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
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SLN: 
19449
Instructor:
Photo of Hanna-Ilona Harmavaara
Hanna-Ilona Härmävaara

Additional Details:

Have you ever wondered why Finland has most heavy metal bands per capita? Or are you baffled with why a Finn would write a song about sandstorms even though there are none in Finland? This course will answer those questions and raise so many more, by looking at different layers of culture through a lens of popular music.

Catalog Description: 
Intensive exploration of Finnish culture. Popular culture is a window to the multilayerdness of a society: tradition and innovations, international and national, high and low cultures, mainstream and underground, majorities and minorities, and different media and genres. Recommended: SCAND 151; FINN 101; and FINN 102. Offered: Sp, odd years.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
February 22, 2021 - 9:45am
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