Language Studies College of Humanities
Readings in Finnish literature; introduction to basic literary concepts. Includes International Cinema.
Winter Odd Years
Finn 321 or equivalent experience
Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement.
Cultural Awareness and Self-Reflection
Students should be able to relate the ideas and issues raised by the works we study in class to the students' own socio-historical moment as well as to their experiences with contemporary Finnish culture and even value the expression of perspectives and opinions they do not necessarily share.
Writing in Finnish
Students should begin to understand how to write and present well-organized, focused analyses interpreting literary texts and other cultural artifacts in Finnish.
Students should better know how to understand, interpret, and thoughtfully reflect upon the literature and art they will encounter in later life.
Students should understand key trends and works from Finnish culture, recognize connections between these works, and be able to relate them to the development of contemporary Finnish culture and other cultural traditions.