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Crawford, Jackson Instructor

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  • SCAN 2202 - The Vikings
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Examines the social, cultural, technological, and artistic backgrounds of the Viking experience, charting the history of the period both within the Nordic region and Europe as well as North America. Additionally, looks at some of the lasting influences of the Vikings on Western civilization. Taught in English.
  • SCAN 3202 - Old Norse Mythology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Surveys the mythology and heathen cult practices of the Old Norse world. Students learn to read mythological texts and study the major gods (Odin, Thor, Frey and Freyja, among others), along with other mythological beings. Examines and evaluates evidence for beliefs and cult practices in texts, art, archeological finds and other sources. Taught in English.
  • SCAN 3204 - Medieval Icelandic Sagas
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Advanced introduction to medieval Icelandic saga with readings in the family, outlaw, skald, and legendary sagas as well as the main scholarly approaches to this unique literature. Topics include honor, blood feud, fate, sexuality/gender, oral composition, and legend. Taught in English.

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