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EXPEDITION GREENLAND (FRENCH VERSION) + DISCUSSION: WOMEN IN VIKING SOCIETIES

EXPEDITION GREENLAND (FRENCH VERSION) + DISCUSSION: WOMEN IN VIKING SOCIETIES

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March 9, 2024 to March 9, 2024

Monument-National Book

Expedition Greenland - Solveig’s Strength and Auðr’s Prosperity is inspired by the Saga of Erik the Red and Saga of the Greenlanders, the Norse expansion west across the north Atlantic and the retelling of key events in these sagas. The film also tells the fictional story of two women who participated in the discovery of these new lands while settling Greenland and establishing the first Norse settlements there.

Following the screening of the short film, director Scott MacLeod and Dr. Michèle Hayeur-Smith, an eminent specialist in Nordic cultures from Brown University, will lead a discussion on the role of women in Viking societies.