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SCAND326 Scandinavian Children's Literature Course Page

Description: A study of the narrative and pictorial tradition of Scandinavian children's literature from the 17th century to the present. The stories and picture books will be discussed in their historical, pedagogical, and social contexts. Taught in English.

SCAND341 Old Norse Mythology and Legends Course Page

Description: Survey of Old Scandinavian mythology from the earliest times to the end of the Viking Period. Readings in English from the Poetic and Prose Eddas, including the heroic legends and lays. Also included is a brief look at runic inscriptions and skaldic poetry. This course does not fulfill the language-other-than-English requirement of the BA degree.

SCAND342 Vikings and Sagas Course Page

Description: Survey of the cultural history of the Viking and Medieval periods in Scandinavia with selections in English from the Old Norse sagas. The course will also include a brief overview of Scandinavian folklore. This course does not fulfill the language-other-than-English requirement of the BA degree.

SCAND343 Scandinavia Through Folklore Course Page

Description: An exploration of Scandinavian folk literature as an expression of the human experience from pre-industrial to contemporary Scandinavia. Taught in English.

SCAND356 Women in Scandinavian Literature and Popular Culture Course Page

Description: Various media which reflect women's lives and voices in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Samiland. Note: This course will be taught in English and will not fulfill the Language other than English requirement.

SCAND399 Special Topics Course Page
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SCAND499 Special Topics Course Page
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SCAND551 Old Norse Grammar Course Page

Description: A survey of the grammar of Old Icelandic with readings of illustrative texts. This course does not fulfill the language other than English requirement for the BA.

SCAND552 Readings in Old Norse, Runology and Paleography Course Page

Description: Readings of illustrative texts in Old Icelandic including a survey of runic writing and Old Norse manuscripts. Texts in modern Icelandic will also be examined. Prerequisite: SCAND 551 or consent of Department. This course does not fulfill the language other than English requirement for the BA.