May 13 • 1HR 35M

E44 - The Northpeople w/ Lauren Poyer

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A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek talk Ukraine (0:33), the crisis in Sri Lanka (11:36), the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh in Palestine (17:59), and a possible Summit of the Americas boycott (23:40). They're then joined by Lauren Poyer (29:24), assistant teaching professor at the University of Washington, to discuss the movie The Northman, what it gets right and wrong, Viking legends’ influence on American mythology, and the history of the Vikings more broadly.

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