Norwegian

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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Professor; Director, Center for West European Studies; Chair, Hellenic Studies Program
Terje Leiren
Professor of Scandinavian Studies, Sverre Arestad Endowed Chair in Norwegian Studies

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Assistant Professor
Affiliate Associate Professor
Professor; Director, Center for West European Studies; Chair, Hellenic Studies Program
Master of Arts, Spring 2010
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Terje Leiren
Professor of Scandinavian Studies, Sverre Arestad Endowed Chair in Norwegian Studies
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