Representing the VMN, MIS, and NR Programs at the University of Iceland

Monthly archive: 02 2010

Putting the Old Norse Into English

Dr. Sara Pons-Sanz, a Lecturer in Medieval Studies at the University of Nottingham, is taking a good long look at the Old Norse loanwords which have slipped through the extremely permeable border of the English language. She is researching the grammatical properties of these words in order to shed some light on Norse expansion and what impact the assimilation of the Norse has had […]