Lunchtime Talk April 23rd: Germanic influence in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula
The Medieval Studies Program is delighted to sponsor a lunchtime talk
this coming Monday, April 23. We will provide lunch, and look forward to the presentation and to lively discussion afterwards.This talk
promises to be of interest not only to those in Iberian and Germanic
studies, but also to those in a wide variety of disciplines or
interdisciplinary work. We hope you will join us!
Prof. Brian Head will speak beginning at 11:30 in the Lannan Center,
408 New North, on the topic of "Germanic influence in the northwest of
the Iberian Peninsula during the 5th and 6th centuries: ethnographic,
archaeological and linguistic features."
Prof. Head has taught in many universities including those in
Portugal, Brazil, and Chile as well as the U.S., and currently holds
the position of Research Fellow at the Emeritus Center of the
University at Albany. A brief description of his talk follows at the
end of these comments.
Summary from Prof. Head: Features of ethnography, archaeology and
onomastics are examined as evidence of Germanic influence in the
northwest of the Iberian Peninsula during the fifth and sixth
centuries. The presentation includes visual material: maps, diagrams
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