Join me and the Reykjavík Grapevine on a trip around southwest Iceland and I’ll tell you all about Harðar saga, the tale of an unlucky
Why no Hrings saga gulla? It’s often said that the sagas pay very little attention to the unique geological and climatic phenomena for which Iceland
We return to south-west Iceland for the fourth episode of the ‘Saga Stories’ series. This time, we’re near the modern-day town of Hvolsvöllur, telling stories
In the third episode of the ‘Saga Stories’ series, I travel to South Iceland to tell stories from the lesser-known Flóamanna saga. This saga is
The second episode of my new video series ‘Saga Stories’ looks at Egils saga. In this episode, I travel to three locations around Borgarnes and
Here is the first in a new series of videos I will be making with the Reykjavík Grapevine, one of Iceland’s leading English-language media outlets.
Last week I spoke with Dr Kathy Cawsey, professor of English literature at Dalhousie University in Canada. Kathy is an inspiring researcher and teacher, and
This is a short article about the character of Esja. She is a witch from Kjalnesinga saga, the only saga set in Iceland’s capital region.
This week I met with Jess Distill from the Reykjavík Grapevine to discuss my research on the medieval Icelandic sagas. See our conversation about witches,
This is an article about a sexual assault by a zombie in Heiðarvíga saga, which reveals aspects of the sexual ideology of medieval Iceland. *Trigger