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Humanities Lecture Series: Finding the Vikings

Sponsored by the Humanities Department

Room 5001

February 26, 2019

12-1 p.m.


Archive Story



In this illustrated lecture. Dr. Elisabeth Ward will recount the evidence for Viking activity in North America as it has come down to us through literary sources, historic documents, folklore, experimental engineering, environmental science, and archaeology.

Dr. Ward is the former Assistant Curator for the Smithsonian Institution's exhibition Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga. She has taught in the Scandinavian Department at U.C. Berkeley and at Pacific Lutheran University. She is currently the Executive Director of the Los Altos History Museum.