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Iida Pöllänen awarded Comparative Literature Journal Scholarship

Iida Pöllänen is the recipient of the Comparative Literature Journal Scholarship for summer 2017.

Iida used the grant to attend a three-week advanced Swedish language study course at the Uppsala University, Sweden. Advanced knowledge of Swedish is integral to her dissertation, which deals with regional modernism and communities of linguistic minorities in American and Finnish-Swedish literatures, including Finland’s Swedish-speaking community.

Iida Pollanen has also been awarded a UO General University Scholarship for academic merit and community service to the university.