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Viking University Day II

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

Join us for a morning full of lectures by experts in the field of Viking Age society. Our spring Viking University Day was such a hit we’ve decided to do another! While the first heralded in The Vikings Begin, this second one will celebrate the closing of the exhibition at the end of the month.

The presenters and their talks include:

Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson, Ph.D. – Dept. of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • Real People from the Viking Age

Birgitta Wallace – Senior Archaeologist with Parks Canada 

  • The L'Anse aux Meadows Viking Site: The Gateway to Vinland and Its People

Jesse L. Byock, Ph.D. – Professor of Old Norse and Medieval Scandinavian, UCLA & Professor of Archaeology, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA

  • Viking Archaeology in Iceland: The Role of Old Norse and Sagas in Excavation Discovery

Emily Peschel – Ph.D. Candidate, University of Calgary, Alberta

  • Migration at the Center of the Viking World
$50 ASI members / $60 non-members / $15 students (must show valid ID at check-in)


For information, call 612-871-4907

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