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Verena Höfig

20072018
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Verena Höfig received her M.A. degree from Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich, Germany and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She also studied at Háskóli Íslands in Reykjavík, Iceland and spent several summers in Uppsala, Sweden and on archaeological field sites in Scandinavia.

Research Interests

Viking Age and Medieval Scandinavia, Medieval Germany, Cultural Memory, Material Culture, Nationalism, Gender Studies, Post-Humanism and Animal Studies

Education

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

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Medieval Period Arts & Humanities
Topography Arts & Humanities
Iceland Arts & Humanities
Viking Arts & Humanities
Material Culture Arts & Humanities
Viking Age Arts & Humanities
Gender Studies Arts & Humanities
Scandinavia Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2007 2018

  • 4 Chapter
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review

A Pre-Modern Nation? Icelanders' Ethnogenesis and Its Mythical Foundations

Höfig, V., 2018, In : Scandinavian Studies. 90, 1, p. 110-132

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remembering Origins

Höfig, V., Nov 19 2018, Handbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Glauser, J., Hermann, P. & Mitchell, S. A. (eds.). De Gruyter, p. 762-768

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Iceland
Topography
Viking
Ownership
Prose

Foundational Myth in Sturlubók: An Analysis of the Tale of Ingólfr and Hjörleifr

Hoefig, V. J., 2017, Sturla Þórðarson (1214-1284): Life and Legacy. Nordal, G., Sigurðsson, J. V. & Jakobsson, S. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 70-82

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter