Congratulations to Professor Emerita Carol Clover and Professor Emeritus John Lindow for earning The Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Falcon.

On Monday (August 13th 2018) at Bessastaðir, the Icelandic president’s residence, new members of the Order of the Falcon were honored including Professor John Lindow and Professor Carol Clover.

The caption under the photo reads: “The president honors eight individuals with the knight’s cross of the Order of the Falcon for their research contributions, scholarly work, and teaching in the area of Icelandic medieval literature.”

From left are Ted Andersson (Stanford), Carolyne Larrington (Oxford), Margaret Clunies Ross (Sydney), Marianne Kalinke (Illinois), Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (president of Iceland and a former professor of history), Carol Clover, John Lindow, Jürg Glauser (Zurich), and Stephanie Gropper (Tübingen).

The event was part of the International Saga Conference where Professor emerita Carol Clover gave the opening plenary talk. Bravo to John and Carol!

The original article, in Icelandic, is found here.