Local (Seattle) Events & Announcements*
The NW Danish Association has a new online library catalog! Volunteers have been hard at work over the last few years to get their library cataloged and organized online. The library contains over 2,000 books! The collection includes both books in Danish and books in English on topics pertaining to Denmark.
Oct 24: 7-8:30pm
Lecture: African Americans in 20th Century Denmark Searching for Utopia w/ Professor Ethelene Whitmire, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Afro-American Studies
Why did African American scholars, jazz musicians, singers, journalists, artists, students, Black Panthers, conscientious objectors among many others go to Denmark to perform, study, and to live? What were they searching for? What did they find? Learn why Booker T. Washington, Dexter Gordon, Ella Fitzgerald and other well-known and many unknown African Americans were captivated by this small Scandinavian country.
Oct 17, 12:00 noon
The Seattle Danish Center is located at:
1833 N 105th Street, Suite 205, Seattle, WA, 98133