Discipline: Literature

Philosophy of Happiness

From cradle to grave, we all encounter trials and opportunities for growth. But do we seize upon these openings to evaluate life at its core? Through the lens of Danish and French philosophy, this course examines…

Philosophy of Happiness

Nordic Mythology

The religion and worldview of the pre-Christian Scandinavians is reflected in the mythology preserved in medieval texts and poems from the Viking Age. This course is based on readings of these primary texts and the Icelandic…

Nordic Mythology, summer study abroad at DIS Copenhagen

Power of Women in the Viking Age

In this course, we focus on the representations of women in the Viking world. The idea of strong Viking women is explored in numerous ways including the question of gender and the sphere between male and…

Power of Women in the Viking Age, DIS Stockholm, summer course