Wednesday, 28 December
157. Sidaskipti: Spirituality and Change in Old Norse Literature
10:15–11:30 a.m., Chevy Chase, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Old Norse Language and Literature
Presiding: Jana Kate Schulman, Western Michigan Univ.
1. “‘I Would Like to Have Him as My Friend’: Masculinizing Conversion in Njáls saga,” Kathryn A. Laity, Univ. of Houston, Downtown
2. “Old Norse Law and the Ameliorating Effect of Christianity on Infant Abandonment,” Sean Lawing, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
3. “Christianity Wrestling with Ghosts: Interpreting Grettir Asmundsson Sterki and Jon Gudmundsson Laerdi,” Shaun F. D. Hughes, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette