Páll Guðmundsson Memorial Scholarship Lecture Series
  • Sjón (sjon.siberia.is) : "Of Foxes, Whales and Muses" on October 20, 2014
  • Guðmundur Andri Thorsson : "Paper Vikings Past and Present" on May 14, 2014
  • Hjálmar Hannesson, Consul General of Iceland in Winnipeg : "Iceland's Arctic Policy - Challenges and Opportunities" on September 19, 2013.
  • Pàll Björnsson's “Jón Sigurðsson’s Legacy” A commemoration of a national hero from the late 19th century to the present on March 14, 2013
  • 60th Anniversary of the Department of Icelandic Language and Literature, 2011-2012
  • Celebrating the Memory of Bill Holm (1943-2009) on March 25, 2010

  • Mjöll Snæsdóttir's "Archaeology of Viking Age Reykjavik" on January 19, 2010

  • Baldur Þorhallsson's "The Icelandic Crash and its Consequences : A Small State Without Economic and Political Shelter" on October 1, 2009
  • W.D. Valgardson's "The Creative Process" on September 10, 2009
  • Halldór Guðmundsson's “Halldór Laxness – A Traveller in the Age of Extremes” on March 2009
  • Haraldur Bessason's "Icelandic and a few Other Languages" on April 12, 2007
  • Kristín Aðalsteinsdóttir's "Vignettes from Daily Life in Iceland" - January 2006
  • Gene Walz's "Goodbye Charlie Thorson, Hello Guðrun Bjerring Parker: More Western Icelanders in Film" - March 2006
  • Dr. Úlfar Bragason's "On the Ethics of Preservation, Research, and Editon of America Letters" - April 2006
  • Guðmundur Hálfdanarson's "History and nation: On the construction of national identity in the 20th century Iceland" - April 2005
  • Guðbergur Bergsson's "Ideas on Distance" - September 2005
  • Kristjana Gunnars' "Translating language; translating culture; translating civilization.  On how many levels does a translation occur?" - September 2005
  • Gísli Pálsson's "Arctic Dreamer: The Lonely Quest of Vilhjámur Stefànsson" - February 2004
  • Dr. Bjarki Sveinbjörnsson's "The role of history in 19th century Icelandic Music" - March 2004
  • Guðrún Guðsteinsdóttir's "At home in Canada: Stephan G. Stephansson and Laura Goodman Salverson" - September 2004
  • Hrefna Róbertsdóttir's "Research at the National Museum of Iceland.  Heritage and cultural history in a cross-disciplinary environment and a period of changes." - October 2004
  • Björk Bjarnadóttir's "Myths and Monsters in Icelandic Folktales" - December 2003


Pàll Björnsson - March 14, 2013


Marcy Brekken, David Arnason and Mahri Mackintosh, photograph taken at the Tribute to Bill Holm, by Linda F. Sigurdson Collette.

    W.D. Valgardson       Bill Valgardson : "The Creative Process", September 2009