Karl Smári Hreinsson

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KARL SMÁRI HREINSSON

KSH maí 2015

KARL SMÁRI HREINSSON

SAGA AKADEMIA SCHOOL FOUNDER

ICELANDIC TEACHER

INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR

Karl Smári Hreinsson lives in Iceland. He is an independent scholar who has spent years researching the Icelandic sources of the corsair raid on Iceland. From 2000 to 2005, he was an assistant professor of Icelandic for the University of Maryland. Karl has written books on Icelandic grammar and writes regularly for Icelandic monthly magazines such as Heima er bezt, for whom he has been a contributor since 2004. He has also written the scripts for, and co-produced, two English-language documentary films:
- Spoils of War (2010), the story of the lost stained glass windows of Coventry Cathedral
- Svarihnjúkur (Black Peak: a War Story) (2015), the story of a Wellington bomber that crashed in the west of Iceland during the Second World War.
Karl owns and operates Saga Akademia an independent language school in Iceland. When he is not focused on researching Icelandic literature or teaching Icelandic, Karl moonlights as a guide for tours around the wilds of Iceland and Greenland.
Karl Smári Hreinsson holds an M. Paed in Icelandic Language and Literature from the Uniwersity of Iceland. He studied linguistics at Lund University in Sweden and completed advanced Teacher Training at Boston University. He was an Adjunct Professor at UMUC. He is also a writer on Icelandic culture and history.

KARL'S WORKS (LINKS)

MOVIES

SPOILS OF WAR
Scenarist

ARTICLES

Heima er bezt

HEIMA ER BEZT

TOURS

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BIKING & WALKING TOURS
Guide

BLACK PEAK - A WAR STORY
Scenarist, Cooproducer

ISLANDZKA GRAMATYKA
Author