Friday, 07 January
169. Refiguring Romance: Idioms of Love and Death in Old Norse Literature
8:30–9:45 a.m., 301B, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Old Norse Language and Literature
Presiding: Sarah M. Anderson, Princeton Univ.
1. “Kára saga Kárasonar: Romance and Folktale,” Shaun F. D. Hughes, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
2. “Up and down the Social Ladder: Love and Marriage in Late Medieval Old Norse Literature,” Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir, Arnamagnæan Inst., Reykjavík
3. “Performing Gender in Icelandic Ballads,” Paul L. Acker, Saint Louis Univ.
Respondent: Richard L. Harris, Univ. of Saskatchewan
For papers and abstracts, write to email@example.com after 15 Nov.