Professor Astren to Give Lecture on 'Viking Journeys to the East'
Friday, January 20, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL VOICE -- The Friday evening session is a lecture-performance of Norse myth, poetry and music, with an extensive panel discussion. Fred Astren (Jewish Studies, SFSU) introduces the program with “Viking Journeys to the East,” offering a look at the Viking culture through the lens of Mediterranean Studies. Patrick Hunt (Humanities AND Archaeology, Stanford) follows with “Viking Legacies,” providing an overview of Viking contributions to European cultural life and language derived from archeological findings.