icelandic language and literature News Archive
September 16, 2022 —
The Department of Icelandic Language and Literature has established a "free play" tradition which encourages students to pursue original projects and create new works inspired by Old Norse myths and legends. Creation Myths of the North: An Exhibit of Student Artwork shows some of the pieces created by students over the last few years.
September 9, 2022 —
'This guy's role in terms of preserving medieval Icelandic literature is incredible and then to produce this kind of scholarly work about it is just amazing'
August 8, 2022 —
UM Libraries, Archives & Special Collections has recently purchased the first edition of Ole Worm’s 'Runir, seu, Danica literatura antiqvissima' (Runes, or, the ancient literature of the Norse people)
March 3, 2016 —
The Colour of Hell, Icelandic Sagas and the Occult, is free and open to all
October 7, 2015 —
Are you interested in Vikings, monsters, and supernatural curses? This October, the Icelandic Department presents two roundtable discussions of the medieval classic, Grettir's Saga
March 3, 2015 —
Special events featuring Guy Maddin, film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum, and professors George Toles and Jonah Corne
February 6, 2015 —
Introducing a new book