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Old Norse in the New World: The Mythology and Politics of Immigration and Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'
A talk by Professor Heather O'Donoghue, Lincoln College, Oxford on Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' and in particular the relationship to Old Norse mythology, and the issues of immigration and modern-day America. Professor O'Donoghue is Professor of Old Norse and Vigfusson Rausing Reader in Ancient Icelandic Literature and Antiquities at the University of Oxford.
A transcript is available here.
- Download: 2021-06-odonoghue.mp3 Audio (19.71 MB)