The Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington offers both an undergraduate major and a minor in Norwegian, as well as opportunities for students to continue their study of Norwegian language, literature, culture, and society on the graduate level while working toward the M.A. and the Ph.D. in Scandinavian Studies. A broad array of courses are offered, including a four-year program in language and literature, as well as a survey of Norwegian literary and cultural history and specialized courses on such writers as Henrik Ibsen and Knut Hamsun. Students majoring in Scandinavian Area Studies may select Norwegian as their language of emphasis.
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- 2010 - 2011 ASF Dissertation Fellowship Awardee
- Anna Rühl Defends PhD Dissertation on Novels of Knausgård and Espedal
- Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Scandinavian Studies (Norwegian), Applications Due November 15, 2014
- Bergen Exchange Visitor Julie Ane Ødegaard Researches Civic Education
- Call for Proposals
- Faculty Spotlight: Assistant Professor Olivia Gunn
- Heather Short Named Nadia Christensen Scholar
- Indigenous Sámi Culture and Connection to the Land in Arctic Europe
- Inspired by Scholarship
- Jan Sjåvik Appointed Department Chair - July 1, 2010
- Kielland-Løvdal Fellowship Awarded to Maren Anderson Johnson
- Lecture by Dr. Kjetil Børhaug and Celebration of the Kielland-Løvdal Endowed Fellowship
- Maren Anderson Johnson Appointed Nadia Christensen Scholar
- Maren Anderson Johnson Wins Open Essay Competition to Attend the Nobel Peace Prize Forum
- Marianne Stecher invited Keynote Speaker for AASSC at Congress 2015 for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa, June 2nd.
- New Course: SCAND 462 A- Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) & Modern Nordic Women: Public Intellectuals, Pundits, and Writers
- New Ph.D. in Scandinavian Studies, Maren Anderson Johnson
- Norway Exhibition at Suzallo Library
- Norwegian American Weekly: Special Education Issue
- Norwegian Fulbrighter Julianne Yang at Scand Studies in Winter 2016
- Norwegian Literature and Culture- Fall Course 2015- NORW 312
- Olivia Gunn on the Tragic Quotidian in Ibsen and Maeterlinck
- Our scholarship and award applications are due March 31, 2013.
- Praise for Nunnally's Kristin Lavransdatter
- Reading Scand Guilt in Contemporary Poetry
- Recent Nordic Literature in the News
- Textual Studies Award to Osterberg
- The Association for Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada Announces its Annual CALL FOR PAPERS
- UW Norwegian Club celebrates the 200th Syttende Mai in Ballard