Department of Icelandic Language and Literature
Class moves outside as poet EirÝkur Írn Nordahl visits the 2011 Icelandic Field School Group for a lecture at the University Centre.
at the University of Manitoba offers a field school in Icelandic language and literature.
The aim of the course is to explore Icelandic culture, highlighting the relation between nature, culture and environment. This field school program will offer instruction around the country in cooperation with the University of Iceland in Reykjavík and the University Centre of the Westfjords. Icelandic writers, poets and visual artists will also give readings and performances.
In 2010 a three-day event was organised in connection with the group´s stay in the Westfjords, World Light - World Song. The event featured a literary symposium, a concert, a hike in the breath-taking Westfjord nature as well as a sailing trip. For more information please follow this link
The Icelandic Field School is expected to bring a group of students to the Westfjords in the summer of 2014.
Courses previously offered:Contemporary Culture: Iceland here and now
Medival Culture: Sagas and Mythology