SCAN Program News & Events

SCAN Faculty new book publication

The SCAN program is excited to announce a new book on Norway by our very own Peter Grosvenor, available in December 2014. More details here!


2014-15 Bjug Harstad Memorial Lecture

On Monday, November 17, 2014, Norwegian journalist and editor Cathrine Sandnes presented ‘Why Norwegian Women Can Have It All’

2013-14 Bjug Harstad Memorial Lecture

Professor Henning Howlid Wærp presented our annual Harstad Memorial Lecture on April 3, 2014 on the subject of “The Arctic Pastoral: Nordic Polar Literature at the Turn of the Century”


Sámi National Day 2014

This year’s guest presenter Risten Anine Gaup delivered a Yoik/Joik concert and talk in celebration of Sámi National Day on February 6, 2014. The Chief Leschi School Singers opened the festivities – check out our slideshow!

Sámi National Day 2013

We celebrated Sámi National Day at PLU on February 6, 2013 with our invited guest speaker, Prof. Harald Gaski from the University of Tromsø in Norway – here’s a slideshow of the festivities:

Scandinavian News Sources

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