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Jan Henrik Krogh Nielsen
SCAND 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Special topics in Scandinavian art, literature, culture, and history. Course offerings based on instructor's specialty and student demand.

Class description

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.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Seminar discussions.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


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 Jan Henrik Krogh Nielsen
Date: 11/21/2005