Tagged: Nordic Spirit Symposium

The future of the past

New Viking discoveries are the topic of CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles With state-of-the-art space technology, Viking Age history will never be the same! We now know that the era...

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Vikings encounter Native Americans

CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium explores first meeting of Europe and North America Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles Viking Age Greenland, with its Norse settlers—of Norwegian descent—was a point of embarkation to remote lands and...

Nordic Spirit Symposium: Thorunn Clausen

Vikings’ first contact

Meetings with Native Americans will be explored at CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles When the Norse first set foot on the rugged shores of northeastern Canada 1,000 years ago, it...

Rediscovering Iceland at CLU’s symposium

California Lutheran University’s Nordic Spirit Symposium focused on the land of “Fire, Ice, and Vikings” Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles A larger than usual turnout for the 16th annual Nordic Spirit Symposium at California...

Spotlight on Iceland at Symposium

Learn about the “Land of Fire, Ice, and Vikings” at CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles “Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and Vikings” will be the topic of the 16th annual...

His legacy carries on

Thor Heyerdahl’s explorations will be featured in a presentation by colleague Donald Ryan to open annual Nordic Spirit Symposium at California Lutheran University By Richard Londgren Director of the Scandinavian Center California Lutheran University...

Nordic Spirit Symposium celebrates sagas

Role of art, Viking women highlighted By Judith Gabriel Vinje Norwegian American Weekly The links between the pagan Viking Age and the Christianization of the Nordic countries continues to fascinate historians, as well as...