Jan Henrik Krogh Nielsen
Special topics in Scandinavian art, literature, culture, and history. Course offerings based on instructor's specialty and student demand.
The course will explore the intersection of faith, fate, existence, and ethics in Scandinavian literature (Søren Kierkegaard, J. P. Jacobsen, Per Olov Enquist, Hans Christian Andersen, Karen Blixen, Pär Lagerkvist, Villy Sørensen, and others) and film (Carl Th. Dreyer, Ingmar Bergman). The ethical-philosophical readings include Kierkegaard, Emmanuel Levinas, and K.E.Løgstrup.
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