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Patricia L Conroy
SCAND 270
Seattle Campus

Sagas of the Vikings

Icelandic sagas and poetry about Vikings in the context of thirteenth-century society.

Class description

Students will gain experience in reading in translation stories written by authors of another era and culture. They will also gain experience in textual analysis.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

lecture/discussion

Recommended preparation

No special preparation needed, except maybe a fondness for good story telling and a good attendance record.

Class assignments and grading

The focus of student work is on writing.

Weekly response paper 2-3 pages in length, a portfolio of the papers written during the quarter, and a final essay 7-8 pages.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Patricia L Conroy
Date: 09/25/2006