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Sweden and Iceland Study Abroad Information Session

January 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sweden/Iceland: A literary lens into Nordic justice, identity and culture — from the Vikings through today (Honors, Scandinavian Studies)

Dates: June 22 – July 22, 2020 | 15 credits (12 summer, 3 spring)

Explore justice, gender and identity in Iceland and Sweden while learning a few basics of Nordic languages. Explore the cultural history of Iceland through medieval saga literature, then delve into contemporary Swedish culture and society through readings from crime fiction and popular Nordic Noir. You’ll continually reflect on questions about power structures, access to justice, cultural identity, and intersections of gender, class, race, and religion. Enjoy site visits in Reykjavik, Stockholm, and Uppsala, plus excursions to nearby towns and a variety of guest lectures.

There are no prerequisites for this program and English speakers will have no trouble navigating our host countries.

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January 16, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Honors Library, MGH 211E