SCAND - Scandinavian

Offered By:
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

SCAND 213 - Scandinavian Life and Civilization I: History, Culture, and Society View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the history, culture, and society of Scandinavia from the 19th century to the present. Note: Taught in English.


SCAND 214 - Scandinavian Life and Civilization II: Literature, Film, and Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to important works of Scandinavian literature, film, and music from the 19th century to the present. Note: Taught in English.


SCAND 326 - Scandinavian Children's Literature View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


SCAND 328 - Scandinavian Crime Fiction View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


SCAND 341 - Old Norse Mythology and Legends View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


SCAND 342 - The Vikings View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


SCAND 343 - Scandinavia Through Folklore View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An exploration of Scandinavian folk literature as an expression of the human experience from pre-industrial to contemporary Scandinavia. Taught in English.


SCAND 344 - The Icelandic Sagas View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


SCAND 356 - Women in Scandinavian Literature and Popular Culture View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Various media which reflect women's lives and voices in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Samiland. Note: Taught in English.


SCAND 399 - Special Topics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
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SCAND 499 - Special Topics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
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