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Tag Archive: Finnish Language

October 16, 2017

Dr. Virtanen to speak at symposium at Library of Congress

Finlandia University Assistant Professor of Finnish and Nordic Studies Dr. Hilary Virtanen is going to be one of three panelists Thursday at the Library of Congress for a symposium celebrating the history and future of the Finnish language.

Dr. Hilary Virtanen

“It is an honor to take part in this symposium and to use research and experiences with Upper Midwestern Finnish in celebration of Finland’s centennial,” Dr. Virtanen said. “While it is true that many aspects [...]

September 14, 2017

Finnish American Heritage Center announces enrichment slate for Fall 2017 semester

Finland’s going to celebrate its 100th birthday later this year, and what better present than to learn to speak their language? Or, how about learning a traditional Finnish handcraft or exploring modern-day Finland?

Answers to any or all of these questions can be found by enrolling in a community enrichment class through Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center. Classes get under way in early October, and provide folks with a casual and engaging atmosphere in which to develop [...]

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