Scandinavian Department Students and Faculty at ASTRA, 2015

  • Liina-Ly Roos, Karin Eriksson, Anna Serner (SFI's CEO), Lars Jenner, Mimi Nielsen, Lisa Aschan (Screenwriter)
    Liina-Ly Roos, Karin Eriksson, Anna Serner (SFI's CEO), Lars Jenner, Mimi Nielsen, Lisa Aschan (Screenwriter)
  • Swedish Economic Impact in Washington State
    Swedish Economic Impact in Washington State

The Association of Swedish Teachers and Researchers in America (ASTRA) held its annual meeting in the House of Sweden, Washington D.C., October 22-24, 2015.  Attending from the University of Washington were Liina-Ly Roos, Karin Eriksson, Mimi Nielsen and Lars Jenner, joining many top linguists from across the country working with Sweden and Swedish as focus subject areas.  The theme of this year’s symposium was “Realities in Contemporary Swedish Cinema.” ASTRA helps support the teaching of Swedish in Washington State. Swedish jobs number more than 3000 in Washington State, and Swedish economic impact in the United States is significant