Tagged: Christine Foster Meloni

An interview with J. L. Oakley

Meet the author Christine Foster Meloni Washington Christine Foster Meloni: What sparked your interest in the Nazi occupation of Norway? J. L. Oakley: My interest in Norway actually goes back to a dream I...

The Jøssing Affair

Book review Christine Foster Meloni Washington We can often learn more from a well-researched and -written historical novel than from a scholarly book by an eminent historian. This is certainly the case with J....

Nordic Impressions

200 years of Nordic art on display in D.C.’s Phillips Collection Christine Foster Meloni Washington Nordic Impressions is an extraordinary exhibit, brought to fruition by the four-year collaboration between the Phillips Collection and the...

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A Roving American Scholar in Norway

Lee Ann Potter’s Fulbright year in Norway was educational for students and scholar alike Christine Foster Meloni Washington Lee Ann Potter, the current Director of Educational Outreach at the Library of Congress, had never...

American by Day, Norwegian by Night

Miller’s linked mysteries compare and contrast Norway and America from both sides Christine Foster Meloni Washington Novelist Derek Miller has written two riveting novels that reflect his deep understanding of the Norwegian and American...

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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...