Faculty of Arts
Below are the courses available from the SCAND subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times
Introduction to the history, culture, and society of Scandinavia from the 19th century to the present. Note: Taught in English.
Introduction to important works of Scandinavian literature, film, and music from the 19th century to the present. Note: Taught in English.
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.
An examination of contemporary crime fiction novels from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland. Works covered range from the time of the ground breaking Swedish writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö to the present day. Taught in English.
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. Note: Taught in English.
Survey of the cultural and literary history of the Viking and Medieval periods in Scandinavia with selections in English from primary sources. Note: Taught in English.
An exploration of Scandinavian folk literature as an expression of the human experience from pre-industrial to contemporary Scandinavia. Taught in English.
Chronological study of Old Norse-Icelandic sagas from the earliest times until the Reformation with selections in English from primary sources. Note: Taught in English.
Various media which reflect women's lives and voices in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Samiland. Note: Taught in English.