Elisa Räsänen

Elisa Räsänen

Lecturer, Central Eurasian Studies
IU Bloomington - Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies


Spring 2022

In IU Finnish classes students gain...

  • The practical and theoretical command of Finnish language needed to communicate with other Finnish speakers about personal, general, and academic topics
  • The skills and tools to independently continue their Finnish language studies outside of class
  • Knowledge of contemporary Finland, Finnish codes, and values, and a greater understanding of their own culture through connections and comparisons
  • Experience of interaction with people from another culture and opportunities to engage in multicultural communication