Topics in Scandinavian Studies
Kennedy Center for International Studies David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies
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.
Analytic Skills and Expression
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.
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.
Habits of Thought
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.