WHAT: Why Vikings?
WHEN: Thursday, October, 24, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Lincoln Hall, room 75, 1620 SW Park, Portland, OR 97201
Anders Winroth is the Forst Family Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies at Yale University. In 2003, he was named a MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Prof. Winroth specializes in medieval European cultural, intellectual, and legal history, especially the history of canon law. His most recent book is entitled The Conversion of Scandinavia: Vikings, Merchants, and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe (Yale, 2011).
COST: Free, Open to Public