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Scandinavian Studies

Scandinavian studies is an academic field focusing on the culture, language, literature, history, and society of the Nordic countries. These include Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark, as well as the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Scandinavian studies is an interdisciplinary field combining a variety of scholarly disciplines—such as literature, language, folklore, history, and anthropology—to provide a comprehensive understanding of the Nordic region. Scholarship in this field examines the Nordic countries from various perspectives, including literary, political, economic, environmental, and cultural studies.

Map of North Atlantic and Northern Europe with Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden highlighted in blue

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Nordic Studies Librarian

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Dan Mandeville
Dan Mandeville, Nordic Studies and Linguistics Librarian
University Libraries / University of Washington
Suzzallo Library / SUZ 139
Box 352900
4000 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195-2900

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