Essentials of grammar, written exercises, pronunciation, vocabulary building, and study of idioms. An introduction to literary texts.
FA 2015 | FA 2014 | FA 2013
WN 2016 | WN 2015 | WN 2014
This course builds on the knowledge of Sweden and the Swedish language acquired during the first and second year courses. Students expand their knowledge about Sweden by reading and discussing fictional and non-fictional texts as well as watching movies. They write weekly response papers and one essay-length paper which is also presented in class.
WN 2016 | FA 2015 | WN 2015 | FA 2014 | WN 2014 | FA 2013
A survey of artistic, intellectual, political, social, and literary traditions of Scandinavia from the Viking Age to the present.
This course serves the needs of students who wish to develop special topics not offered in the Scandinavian Studies curriculum. It may be a program of directed readings with reports, or it may be a research project and long paper. Either must be supervised by a faculty member, and the student must have the faculty member's agreement before electing the course. This course is also used by concentrators for developing preliminary research and a prospectus for the senior thesis.
SP 2016 | WN 2016 | FA 2015 | SP 2015 | WN 2015 | FA 2014 | SP 2014 | WN 2014 | FA 2013
This course offers students an opportunity to receive credit for an eight-week summer internship in a Scandinavian country. During the following semester, the student will complete and turn in a report written in Swedish. The students will also give a presentation in the second-year language classes.
A study of the Celtic and Nordic cycles of myths and sagas, including the Nibelungenlied, Tristan and Isolde cycles, the Irish Tain, the Welsh Mabinogi, the Scandinavian Edda and some of the literature based on mythology of these cycles.
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