Sean Vrieland

Sean Vrieland

Associate Professor

My main research area is the development of the Nordic languages and their written sources, especially Late Medieval and Early Modern manuscripts. In December 2017 I defended my Ph.D. dissertation about the medieval language of Gotland, Old Gutnish, and one of its few written sources, a post-medieval manuscript copied by a Danish priest on the island in the sixteenth century.

Other areas of interest include the various philological disciplines, including paleography, codicology, and textual criticism.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Gutnish and Early Modern Gothicism

    Vrieland, Seán D., 2019, A Copenhagen Miscellany: Studies in East Norse Philology. Boeck, S. S. & Vrieland, S. D. (eds.). Odense: Universitets-Jubilæets danske Samfund, p. 267-282 15 p. 16. (Selskab for Østnordisk Filologi, Vol. 3). (Universitets-Jubilaeets Danske Samfund. Skriftserie; No. 599).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Codicological Units or Production Units? The Structure and Production of AM 71 8vo

    Vrieland, Seán D., 30 Sep 2019, From Text to Artefact: Studies in Honour of Anne Mette Hansen. Kapitan, K. A., Stegman, B. & Vrieland, S. D. (eds.). Leeds: Kısmet Press, p. 97-104 8 p. (Manuscript Studies, Vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    The History and Preservation of Guta Lag

    Vrieland, Seán D., 2019, In: Opuscula - Bibliotheca Arnamagnæana. 17, p. 169-208 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Sound Change and the Faroese Kvæði

    Vrieland, Seán D., 2018, Ballads - Contemporary Approaches: Kvæði - Nýggj Sjónarmið. Marnersdóttir, M., Andreassen, E., Dahl, S. A., Jakobsen, T. K. & Isholm, E. (eds.). Tórshavn: Føroya Fródskaparfelag, p. 372-397 26 p. (Annales Societatis Scientiarum Færoensis – Supplementa, Vol. 69).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

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