IMG_20180707_180643_719Maxine Savage is a graduate student in the Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington. They specialize in contemporary Nordic literature and film produced in Icelandic, Faroese, and Danish, as well as Nordic rap & hip-hop. Their research is focused on questions of narrative identity, literary affect, performative writing, queer translation, and the intersection of race, sexuality, and the Icelandic nation-state.