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NORWE 340

Norwegian Literature

Language Studies College of Humanities

Course Description

Readings in Norwegian literature; introduction to basic literary concepts. Includes International Cinema.

When Taught

Winter Even Years

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0.5

Note

Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement.

Title

Lifelong Learning

Learning Outcome

Students should better know how to understand, interpret, and thoughtfully reflect upon the literature and art encountered later in life.

Title

Analytic, Research, and Writing Skills

Learning Outcome

Students should be able to insightfully analyze important literary and artistic works from Norwegian cultural history and be able to communicate this analysis through articulate written and oral presentations in Norwegian. Students will also develop basic research skills.

Title

Norwegian Cultural History

Learning Outcome

Students will understand key trends and works from Norwegian cultural history, recognize connections between these works, and be able to relate them to the development of contemporary Norwegian culture.

Title

Cultural Literacy

Learning Outcome

Students should relate the ideas and issues raised by the works we study in class to the students’ own cultural moment as well as to their own experience with contemporary Norwegian culture.