Scandinavian Literature and Culture

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Connie standing on the dock, enjoying the sunshine.
Graduate Student
Instructor and Librarian Emeritus
Former Graduate Student, Former Ruth Kielland-Leif and Sophie Løvdal Fellow
Master of Arts, Spring 2012
Master of Arts (MA)
Ia Dubois
Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Adviser
Visiting Lecturer of Finnish
Professor Emerita and Barbro Osher Endowed Chair of Swedish Studies
Assistant Professor & Interim Graduate Program Coordinator
Affiliate Associate Professor
Professor; Director, Center for West European Studies; Chair, Hellenic Studies Program
Lars Jenner
Extension Lecturer (UW Educational Outreach)
Master of Arts, Spring 2010
Former Lecturer
Former Graduate Student and Swedish TA
Former Graduate Student
Former Graduate Student
Nordic Studies Librarian/Assistant Instruction Coordinator
Department Chair, Professor
Graduate Student
Kristian Næsby
Visiting Danish Lecturer
Graduate Student, On Leave
Graduate Student, Finnish TA
photo of liina-ly
Graduate Student, Estonian TA, Swedish TA
Associate Professor Emeritus
Former Graduate Student, Swedish & Large Enrollment TA
Graduate Student,
Professor Emeritus
Stecher photo
Graduate Program Coordinator; Professor
Professor Emerita
Photo of Veronica Tank
Graduate Student
Graduate Student, On Leave
Former Graduate Student



Publications, Books

Publications, Essays

Graduate, Dissertations



Title Date Time Location
Ugland Departmental lecture Oct 29 3:30pm to 5:00pm
“Problems in Mythological Reconstruction: Thor, Thrym, and the Story of the Hammer over the Course of Time”
Professor Aurelijus Vijūnas
Jun 9 9:00am to 11:10am Raitt Hall 314
The Patricia L. Conroy Memorial Lecture: Wise Women, Witches and Giantesses
Jóhanna Katrin Friðriksdottir
May 21 12:30pm to 1:20pm 301 Gowen Hall
Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study Annual Meeting May 6 to May 9 Columbus, Ohio
Southern California's 41st Scandinavian Festival Apr 18 to Apr 19 10:00am to 5:00pm CLU Campus, Thousand Oaks, CA


Title Date Time Location
The AIDS crisis and Cultural Amnesia: Male Homosexuality in Swedish Literature 
Timothy Warburton
Dec 10 10:30am Raitt Hall 314
The Moo-Moo-Moomintrolls of Tove Jansson
Lotta Gavel Adams
Oct 13 7:00pm Nordic Heritage Museum
Ph.D. Pre-dissertation Colloquium
Sabina Ivenas
Jun 2 1:30pm THO 234
Nordic and Baltic Book Lust Series Presents "Modern and Danish - Karen Blixen at Midcentury"
Marianne Stecher
May 30 7:00pm Nordic Heritage Museum
Dissertation Defense
Maren Anderson Johnson
May 29 3:30pm to 5:20pm RAI 314
Excess and Asceticism in Norwegian Cabin Culture
Ellen Rees
May 27 3:30pm SAV 137
Musicians from Finland and Iceland for Mostly Nordic Concert Series in May May 18 4:00pm Nordic Heritage Museum
The Cult of Odin in Nordic Mythology; Warrior God and Shamanic Shapeshifter
Lars Jenner
May 14 5:30pm
Local Stars Bring the Music of Norway to Seattle Apr 27 4:00pm Nordic Heritage Museum
The Arctic Pastoral
Henning Waerp, University of Tromsø
Apr 2 3:30pm CMU 202
Ph.D. Dissertation Oral Defense
Melissa M. Lucas
Feb 27 1:30pm to 3:20pm RAI 221


Title Date Time Location
Scandinavian Studies Summer Celebration Jun 7 9:30am to 11:20am Haggett Hall Cascade Room
The Arctic Imagined: Film and the Nordic Far Far North
Professor Anna Westerståhl Stenport
May 9 4:00pm Thomson Hall Room 101
Reception to celebrate the 73rd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Apr 16 5:00pm University of Washington Club
Cold Recall Poster Exhibit Apr 4 to Apr 30 Allen Library Lobby
Panel Discussion with Contemporary Danish Authors
Henriette E. Møller and Morten Brask
Mar 6 12:30pm PCAR 395
Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series and Smörgåsbord Feb 10 to Jun 2 The Nordic Heritage Museum


Title Date Time Location
Talk by Former Graduate Student and Current Visiting Lecturer, Kyle Korynta
Kyle Korynta, Visiting Lecturer
Oct 24 3:30pm to 4:15pm Raitt Hall, Room 116
August Strindberg and Women
Eivor Martinus
Oct 9 3:30pm to 5:00pm Raitt Hall, Room 314
Vikings Invade Ballard! Aug 18 9:00am Nordic Heritage Museum (in Ballard)


Title Date Time
Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies Apr 22 to Apr 24


Title Date Time Location
Nordic-Baltic Oak Grove Ceremonial Planting Sep 26 12:00pm Parrington Lawn, University of Washington Seattle Campus


Title Date Time
University of Washington Alumni Association Baltic Sea Cruise Jul 8 to Jul 20