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Interdisciplinarity

I am now working at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma Washington, as the director of the Scandinavia Cultural Center. So I should probably update this blog. I just noticed it still has my vikingaheimar email on it, which doesn't work anymore.

I haven't blogged in a long while, and am not sure if I'll take it back up with any earnestness now or not. I don't live in Iceland anymore, so the reason d'ĂȘtre of this blog no longer exists.

But this morning I was thinking about something, and I thought I wanted to write it down somewhere, and I remembered I had this blog. It is the kind of thought that comes very early in the morning, after one has gone to bed early and had a long, deep sleep after lack of sleep the night before. A certain clarity of thought. Clear to me, that is, I don't know if it will make any sense to anyone else, but it makes sense to me.

At my new job , I am part of the Scandinavian Area Studies program, and will occasionally teach classes on …