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Iceland: The Island of the Vikings Oct. 19

ICELAND: THE ISLAND OF THE VIKINGS will be the topic of the next Global Initiative: Islands presentation, scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Gerry Forum of the Rowley Center for Science and Engineering on the College's Middletown campus.

SUNY Orange world history professor Michael Strmiska will speak on the history of Iceland, including its Viking settlement in the late 9th Century, its medieval status as a colony of Norway, then Denmark, its battle for independence and its modern status as an advanced Nordic state with an economy based on fishing, tourism and music.

For more information, visit http://www.sunyorange.edu/gi/calendar.shtml

Event date, time and location.

Michael Strmiska
Global Studies
10/18/2016