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April 21, 2021
This week at the UW, attend a talk on Gender in the E.U, visit the Henry Art Gallery, and more. Featured on UW News 
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April 18, 2021
Graduate student and Swedish TA Karin Filipsson was awarded the 2021 Aurora Borealis Prize from the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study for her paper "'Welcome to my Body': Construction of Racialized Identity through the Transgressing of Boundaries in Jonas Hassen Khemiri's work". The selection committee commented that:  "This is a skillfully argued and well-supported look at several works by Khemiri and scholars considering the question of Swedishness in apostcolonial and... Read more
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March 17, 2021
This week at the UW, attend talks about museum curation and the history of the Pacific Northwest, visit the Burke Museum, and more. Featured on UW News 
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February 16, 2021
It’s Tove fever this winter!  Have you noticed the rave reviews in the press?   The Copenhagen Trilogy (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), the collected memoirs of Danish writer Tove Ditlevsen (1917 – 76) are translated by Tiina Nunnally, affiliate faculty member in Scandinavian Studies, and Michael Favala Goldman. The memoirs, originally published in Danish in the late 1960s and early 70s, as Barndom, Ungdom and Gift are... Read more
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February 11, 2021
Graduate student, Karin Filipsson, has published the creative piece “They will change us forever” as part of the ArtExhibition “Hostile Terrain 94/#FreeThemAll” at the Henry Art Gallery in collaboration withProfessor José Antonio Lucero’s micro seminar “Art, Migration and the Borders of Politics”. To see more about the exhibition, please visit:
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January 24, 2021
Visiting Latvian Lecturer Solvita Burr has published her new book, Ceļvedis pilsētu tekstu izpētē (“A Guide for Exploring City Texts”). Although most of the book is in Latvian, it contains text (multimodal examples and activities; the book’s main terms; quotes; LL signs, e.g.) in other languages as well. The book is interactive, and throughout provides many embedded links to valuable language resources (dictionaries, corpora, reference means), internet articles, and social... Read more
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January 5, 2021
College of Arts & Sciences Dean Stacey explains that there is an important civic, political, social, and cultural element to an education and that you can get that in a wide variety of majors. Featured on 
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January 5, 2021
Interested in the College of Arts & Sciences but don’t know what to study? Here are six majors that you may not have discovered yet. Featured on The Daily 
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December 23, 2020
University of Washington (UW) School of Nursing student Brooke Tamble has been selected as the first United States recipient of the UW Queen Silvia Nursing Award (QSNA) for dementia care.  Tamble’s winning idea involves developing an interactive app that would address the daily needs, memory loss, isolation from family, and the need for mental stimulation during the COVID-19 pandemic. It would be designed with the overall goal to improve the care and well-being of people who are living with... Read more
December 16, 2020
Camille Witbeck is Nadia Christensen Scholar for 2020-1. Witbeck is completing her Ph.D. dissertation study, "Dirtying the North: Images of Nordic Trash in Contemporary Film and Visual Culture." Her research has always asked questions about visual media and the environmental humanities, with a special focus on Finnish visual culture. "Dirtying the North" situates itself at the intersection of visual media and the environmental humanities. Western cultural beliefs about trash often come... Read more