Tagged: Christine Foster Meloni

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DC fifth graders visit Norway’s Embassy

A year of learning about Norway concludes with performances, gifts, and waffles Christine Foster Meloni Washington More than 70 embassies in Washington, D.C., participated in the Embassy School Adoption Program this past year. The...

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Norwegian council fights for refugees

Washington Lakselaget members learn about efforts to help those fleeing conflicts Christine Foster Meloni Washington Joel R. Charny, Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council USA, recently made an impassioned presentation to the members of...

“The Ice Palace”

Tarjei Vesaas’s classic novel is a haunting tale of friendship and secrecy that lasts beyond death Christine Foster Meloni Washington Tarjei Vesaas is widely acknowledged as the greatest Norwegian writer of the 20th century....

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The Vikings and the Irish Sea world

Professor of Medieval History details how the Vikings influenced Ireland and Scotland Christine Foster Meloni Washington Dr. Jennifer Paxton, Professor of Medieval History at Catholic University, recently presented “The Vikings and the Irish Sea...

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Death of the Demon

Book review Christine Foster Meloni Washington While Jo Nesbø is usually considered the undisputed King of the Norwegian crime novel, Anne Holt and Karin Fossum are serious contenders for the female crown. Nesbø himself...

All My Sons

Ducks versus sons

Henrik Ibsen’s influence on Arthur Miller is perhaps best seen in All My Sons Christine Foster Meloni Washington All My Sons. When this play first appeared on Broadway in 1947, critics called it an...

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A classic whodunnit in small-town Iceland

Book review: Snowblind Christine Foster Meloni Washington Snowblind is a spellbinding thriller by Icelandic crime writer Ragnar Jónasson. It is the first novel in the author’s Dark Iceland Series, which is set in the...

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DC fifth graders learn about Norway

Waffles, heart ornaments, and chocolate sweeten the Embassy Adoption Program Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington is participating again this year in the popular Embassy Adoption Program, a partnership...