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August 17, 2020
You can’t translate something without interpreting it,” says Amanda Doxtater. “And there is a sense of responsibility to the author. I’m bringing this novel to English-speaking audiences for the first time.”   Sometimes a book grabs hold of a reader and won’t let go. For Amanda Doxtater, that book was the 1934 novel Kris by Swedish author Karin Boye. Doxtater first encountered the novel in the 1990s as an undergraduate in the UW Department of Scandinavian Studies, and it became... Read more
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August 10, 2020
Stay engaged amidst social distancing guidelines with a virtual Henry Art Gallery event, visit the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, and more from your home. Featured on UW News 
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August 2, 2020
David Gire, an assistant professor of psychology, Lauren Poyer, assistant teaching professor in Scandinavian studies explain the Kraken. Featured on KIRO 7 
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July 30, 2020
Lauren Poyer, assistant teaching professor in Scandinavian studies, explains the mythology of the Kraken. Featured on UW News 
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June 11, 2020
Andrew Nestingen, professor of Scandinavian studies at the UW, writes about the assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme. Featured on The Conversation 
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June 8, 2020
Department of Scandinavian Studies Solidarity and Policy Statement -- Spring Quarter 2020June 3, 2020 PDF Download Dear Department of Scandinavian Studies Students: The faculty and graduate students of the Department of Scandinavian Studies stand in solidarity with the Black Student Union, the African Student Association, Students United for... Read more
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June 5, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Featured on UW News 
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June 4, 2020
The scholarship program is the largest U.S. international exchange opportunity for students to pursue graduate study, advanced research and teaching worldwide. Featured on UW News 
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May 21, 2020
We are very proud to have teaching professor Lauren Poyer a part of "Humanities First", UW's new program to grow the Humanities for Freshman students! Meet her and the other lecturers and learn more about the program here: Read more
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April 15, 2020
This week at the UW, one can virtually tune in to events surrounding Earth Day, art history, and Scandanavian studies. Featured on UW News