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Kynning meistararitgerða í norrænum miðaldafræðum

17. maí 2019 9:15 til 16:00


Stofa 422

Aðgangur ókeypis

Kynning meistararitgerða í norrænum miðaldafræðum föstudaginn 17. maí í Árnagarði 422.



  • Dain Charles Swenson. Viking Age Diet in Denmark. An isotopic investigation of human and faunal remains from Aarhus Denmark
  • Karl Thorolfr Troxell. Systems of settlement hierarchy. A study of Husby, central places, and settlement in the Mälaren Region from an archaeological perspective
  • Jacob Ikaika Liphart. Ritual Leaders, Central Sites, and legendary forebears: The correlation of thematic elements of ritual control and material remains in the rise of the Iron age elite in Southern Scandinavia
  • Zachary Aaron Cole. Fish, Oats & Isotopes: An overview of stable isotopic research on human diet in Medieval Scandinavia c. 1050–1550 CE

10.15–10.30 coffee break                                                      


  • Campbell Elizabeth Grade. Sign language. Mjöllnir artefacts as nonverbal communication: A sociological perspective
  • Tonicha Mae Upham. Equal Rites: Parsing Rus gender values through an Arabic Lens
  • Giulia Mancini. Artemis, Diana and Skaði: A comparative study
  • Kristine Mærsk Werner. "Guð launar fyrir hrafninn". An analysis of the usage of the raven kenning in Old Norse skaldic poetry

11.30–12.30 lunch


  • Mariateresa Esposito. "Hann er ljótr ok heldr ósyknligr": Archaisms and linguistic oddities in Hreiðars þáttr heimska
  • Kathrin Briana Gallagher. A dandy hand from Northeast Iceland. An examination of AM 640 4to, AM 621 4to, AM Dip. Isl. Fasc. XVII 3, AM Dipl. Isl. Fasc. XXI 25, and JS Dipl. 4
  • Nikola Machácková. Are eight hands better than seven? A palaeographic study of AM 624 4to
  • Lea Pokorny. Hallgrímur Pétursson's Króka-Refs rímur. An editorial survey on the earliest manuscripts

13.30–13.45 coffee break


  • Sarah Elizabeth Ganzel. The lion, the horse, and the dragon. A study in the illuminations of Kálfalækjarbók, AM 133 fol. and its origins
  • Adam Franklin Bierstedt. Weather and Ideology in Íslendinga saga: A case study of the Volcanic Climate Forcing of the 1257 Samalas Eruption
  • Shanly Kate Sullivan. Power, deception, and lies. A case study of conflict and social bonds in Jómsvíkinga saga
  • Oriane Astrid Yvone M S Garault. "I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul." A functional analysis of fate in Fornaldarsögur

14.45–15.00 coffee break


  • Katherine Rose Vasquez. A sociological approach to childhood in the Icelandic sagas
  • Holly Frances McArthur. That's (not) what she said: Translating and abridging female speech in Ívens saga
  • Lynn Kristin Schoenbeck. Tale Isolde as Time: A comparative analysis of a key female figure across the Middle High German and Old Norse Tristan Epic
  • Meritxell Risco de la Torre. The emotional life of Guðrún Ósvífrsdóttir: Narrative development through emotions in Laxdœla saga