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Crossing North is a podcast about Nordic and Baltic society and culture, published by the Dept. of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Crossing North is a podcast about Nordic and Baltic society and culture, published by the Dept. of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.
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United States

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Crossing North is a podcast about Nordic and Baltic society and culture, published by the Dept. of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.

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English

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Episodes

CN3 Bermuda Triangle Of Music

4/1/2019
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What does it mean to be a folk musician in a country with no folk instruments? Musician and folk music festival organizer Linus Orri Gunnarsson Cederborg discusses the mysteries of Icelandic folk music. *** This episode was written, edited, and produced by Colin Gioia Connors. Special thanks to Kristian Næsby. *** Music used with permission by Linus Orri Gunnarsson Cederborg. SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/lygi-1?fbclid=IwAR02wXNAEv1xuGfs2DDB8j5szSYG60mdbKpHpllC_EonYHyPOQ3fnzc-7AY Youtube...

Duration:00:31:12

CN2 There's No PTA In Finland

2/28/2019
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In 2008, Professor Andrew Nestingen went on sabbatical to Finland with his pregnant wife and two-year-old daughter. It wasn’t his first trip to Finland—but it was his first trip as a father. Kristian Næsby and I sit down with Andy to discuss what he learned from his culture shock about Nordic approaches to parenting and schooling. *** This episode was written, edited, and produced by Colin Gioia Connors. Special thanks to Kristian Næsby for joining our interview with Andrew Nestingen. ***...

Duration:00:35:20

CN1 Werewolves On Campus

1/14/2019
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Latvian folkband Vilkači (Werewolves) discuss their music and worldview while Professor Guntis Šmidchens discusses the role folk music played in ending the Soviet occupation. *** This episode was written, edited, and produced by Colin Gioia Connors. Special thanks to Kristian Næsby. Interviews feature Professor Guntis Šmidchens and the following members of Vilkači: Edgars Zilberts, Juris Tomašūns, Jumis Ločmelis, Andris Lejnieks, Eduards Krūmiņš, and Toms Grīnvalds. *** Music used with...

Duration:00:50:56