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ONLINE: Nordic Spirit Classics: Viking Women: Valkyries and Housewives—Mistresses and Mothers

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Scandinavian American Cultural & Historical Foundation is excited to announce a monthly series of Second Friday Nordic Spirit Classics, a virtual program of selected presentations from 21 years of Nordic Spirit Symposia. The first event is Viking Women: Valkyries and Housewives—Mistresses and Mothers, led by Marit Synnøva Vea of Avaldsnes, Norway.

Participation is free. A link for this virtual presentation will be given the day before the event. If you wish to assure you receive a link for these presentation, please send your name, Zip Code and email address to nordicspiritclassics@gmail.com.

The Nordic Spirit Symposium and Nordic Spirit Classics are programs of the Scandinavian American Cultural & Historical Foundation in Thousand Oaks, California. The annual Nordic Spirit Symposium is co-sponsored by California Lutheran University, made possible by grants from the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation and Norway House Foundation in San Francisco.

This opening presentation will be followed monthly by other classics from the Nordic Spirit Symposium series:

  • The Icelandic Sagas
  • Viking Archaeology in Saga Iceland
  • Gudridur: A Dramatic Performance from Iceland

From Scandinavians in the Old West:

  • Western on Arrival: Swedish Immigrants and the Myth of the West
  • The Art and Life of Birger Sandzén, Painter of the West



March 12
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Scandinavian American Cultural and Historical Foundation
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