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Kyle Andrew Korynta
SCAND 100
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Scandinavian Culture

The Scandinavian experience from the Viking Age to the present day; the background for contemporary Scandinavian democracy, with major emphasis on the cultural, political, and religious development of the Scandinavian countries.

Class description

This is an introductory course to the culture, history, literature, and film of Scandinavian/Norden from the perspective of the indigenous people of the region, the Sami People and the Greenlandic Inuit People. The course will look at the cultural, societal, religious, and political clashes between the Sami and the Scandinavians as well as between the Greenlandic Inuit and the Danes/Norwegians.

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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 Kyle Andrew Korynta
Date: 11/07/2013