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FW: October 14 is the last day to register for the International Vinland Seminar

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  • Folo Watkins
    Old pal just sent this. You could best I d be there if I was in country!
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 11, 2010
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      Old pal just sent this. You could best I'd be there if I was in country!


      >October 14 is the last day to register for
      >the International Vinland Seminar: a three day
      >event dedicated to the Norse discovery of
      >America and Scandinavian Viking Culture,
      >
      >to be held October, 15 - 17 2010
      >
      >Program and Schedule
      >
      >Friday Reception 7:30 pm – included in full registration
      >Norwood Crossing, 6016 N Nina, Chicago, Norwegian Heritage Room
      >Speaker: Gary T. Johnson, President, Chicago History Museum
      >
      >Saturday Symposium - $35.00
      >North Park University, Foster Avenue at Kedzie, Chicago, Hamming Hall
      >9:30 am Registration – coffee and pasteries
      >10:00 am Who were the Vikings: society,
      >politics & culture in the Viking Age – Torgrim Titlestad
      >11:00 am Vinland as it was recalled in
      >the Icelandic Sagas – Gisli Sigurdsson
      >12:00 pm Lunch
      >1:15 pm Jarle Rosselamd presents his acclaimed Vinland suite
      >2:00 pm Rasmus B. Anderson –
      >originator of Leif Erikson Day – Ulfar Bragason
      >3:00 pm Coffee break
      >3:30 pm L Anse aux Meadows and Vinland – Birgitta Wallace
      >4:15 pm Searching for Viking DNA – Stephen Harding
      >
      >Sunday Guided Tour - $35.00
      >Start at the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church
      >2614 N. Kedzie Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60647
      >(steps from the Kedzie, CTA “Blue Line”station)
      >Directions: From Downtown ride the CTA “Blue
      >line” to Kedzie.
      ><http://www.transitchicago.com>www.transitchicago.com (888) YOUR-CTA
      >Or Park and Ride the Blue Line from the Rosemont
      >lot, 5801 N. River Rd. Cumberland lot, 5800 N.
      >Cumberland Ave. Harlem/Higgins lot, (O’Hare
      >branch) 5550 N. Harlem Ave. (888) 578-PARK
      >Street parking is also available. Display of a
      >yellow, permission “card” is necessary. Cards are available
      >at the church.
      >10:30 am Worship Service followed by “coffee and”
      >12:30 pm Depart for the Leif Erikson statue in Humboldt Park
      >2:30 pm Arrive at the Viking Ship in
      >Geneva, IL for a guided tour, and more
      >3:30 pm Return by bus to 2614 N Kedzie, Chicago
      >
      >Register for the International Vinland Seminar at:
      ><http://vinlandseminar.eventbrite.com/>http://vinlandseminar.eventbrite.com/
      >
      >Lorraine Straw, President, Friends of the Viking Ship
      >
      >
      >
      >--
      >Lorraine Straw
      >
      >815-679-2792
      >312-246-2202
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