Verena Höfig received her M.A. degree from Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich, Germany and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She also studied at Háskóli Íslands in Reykjavík, Iceland and spent several summers in Uppsala, Sweden and on archaeological field sites in Scandinavia.
Viking Age and Medieval Scandinavia, Medieval Germany, Cultural Memory, Material Culture, Nationalism, Gender Studies, Post-Humanism and Animal Studies
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Additional Campus Affiliations
Assistant Professor, Germanic Languages and Literatures
Assistant Professor, Program in Medieval Studies
Assistant Professor, History
Höfig, V. (2019). "Births, Belts, and the Brísingamen". Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, 15, 127-150.
Höfig, V. (2019). "Vinland and White Nationalism". In T. W. Machan , & J. K. Helgason (Eds.), From Iceland to the Americas: Vinland and Historical Imagination (pp. 77-100). Manchester University Press.
Hoefig, V. J. (2018). The Legendary Topography of the Viking Settlement of Iceland. Landscapes: Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language, 8(1), . https://ro.ecu.edu.au/landscapes/vol8/iss1/23
Höfig, V. (2018). A Pre-Modern Nation? Icelanders' Ethnogenesis and Its Mythical Foundations. Scandinavian Studies, 90(1), 110-132. https://doi.org/10.5406/scanstud.90.1.0110
Höfig, V. (2018). II. In J. Glauser, P. Hermann, & S. A. Mitchell (Eds.), Handbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches (pp. 762-768). De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110431360-085