Vikings on Film

Description: Seminar, three hours. Exploration of representations of Vikings in medium of film, considering Viking films within their historic and cultural contexts. How does representation of Vikings on film correspond to historical reality of Vikings? What have Vikings come to signify in modern era and why? Do we see development in idea of Vikings over time that is reflected in films from different periods? How do representations of Vikings in films produced in Scandinavia differ from their representations in films from other cultures? How do we see changing ideas about gender, ethnicity, dis/ability, sexual preference, and other aspects of identity reflected in Viking films? Development of critical thinking and close textual analysis skills. All readings and films in English or with English subtitles. P/NP or letter grading.

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