Current research projects
The Sunshine Children (2021-present): A project focused on exploring North American-Icelandic culture and history through a collection of letters published in the North American Icelandic-language children’s newspaper Sólskin (Sunshine) between 1915-1918.
What we talk about when we talk about Vínland (2017-2020): A project focused on modern cultural and historical traditions concerning the early Norse presence in what is now Newfoundland and Labrador.
Past research projects
Paranormal Encounters in Iceland (2012-2014): A project engaged with definitions of the paranormal (supernatural, occult) in medieval Iceland. Various sources were consulted, such as sagas of Icelanders, Sturlunga saga, bishops’ sagas, the Eddas and legendary sagas. My PhD research was funded by and operated within the scope of this project.
Disability before disability (2018-2021): A project initiated in 2017 and located at the University of Iceland exploring what constituted disability in Icelandic society, culture, and history before the establishment of disability as a modern legal, bureaucratic, and administrative concept. My post-doctoral research (2018-2021) was funded by and operated within the scope of this project.