SCAND 344R

Topics in Scandinavian Studies

Kennedy Center for International Studies Kennedy Center for International Studies

Course Description

Topic varies. Typical topics might be folklore, culture, music, film, emigration, art and design, political and economic problems, literature in translation, etc. Includes International Cinema.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0.5

Title

Analytic Skills and Expression

Learning Outcome

Students will develop analytic skills through class discussion, oral presentations, and/or writing assignments that demonstrate mature thinking, clarity of expression, the orderly development of ideas, and vigorous argument.

Title

Intellectual History

Learning Outcome

Students will learn to recognize and critically reflect upon key dimensions of Nordic literature, art, society, culture, and history, with an emphasis on appreciating these cultures’ artistic production and intellectual histories.

Title

Habits of Thought

Learning Outcome

Students will develop attitudes and habits of thought, expression, and study that will supplement other humanities and non-humanities degrees and also encourage life-long learning and continued contact with the informed study of Nordic culture.