Radio Journal

The University of Manitoba Icelandic Radio Journal is a series of short documentaries highlighting Icelandic culture in Winnipeg through interviews with and readings by professors and guest lecturers of the Icelandic Department at the University of Manitoba, as well as members of the community.

This series is a production of the Department of Icelandic Language and Literature, and is managed by the department's graduate students, originally launched and produced by A.S. Kitchen in collaboration with the UofM Radio Station.  If you are interested in participating in an edition of the series, or if you would like a copy of one of the programs, please contact: um_icelandic@cc.umanitoba.ca

Episode 1 (2008) - The Icelandic Turf House Tradition - Hannes Lárusson 

Episode 2 (2008) - Poetry of New Iceland, David Gislason

Episode 3 (2008)- "Iceland's Bell Revisited", Birna Bjarnadóttir

Episode 4 (2009) - "Halldór Laxness - A Traveller in the Age of Extremes" Halldór Guðmundsson (part 1)

Episode 5 (2009) - "Halldór Laxness - A Traveller in the Age of Extremes" Halldór Guðmundsson (part 2)

Episode 6 (2009) - "Guy Maddin Interview"

Episode 7 (2010) - "Borga Jakobson Interview"

Episode 8 (2011)- Icelandic Department 60th anniversary event "Gudbergur Bergsson Interview" Part A

Episode 9 (2011) -  Icelandic Department 60th anniversary event "Gudbergur Bergsson Interview" Part B

Episode 10 (2011) -  Icelandic Department 60th anniversary event "Gudni Thorbjornsson Interview"

Episode 11 (2011) -  Icelandic Department 60th anniversary event "Helga Brekkan Interview"