Thursday, 29 December
541. Old English Literature and Its Celtic and Scandinavian Affinities
3:30–4:45 p.m., Wilson B, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Old English Language and Literature
Presiding: John D. Niles, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
1. “Communal Memory and Re-collection: The Old English Poetic Genesis and the Middle Irish Wasting Sickness of Cú Chulainn,” Lisabeth Claire Buchelt, Boston Coll.
2. “The Wanderer Lines 34–50 and the Tradition of Peace Homage,” Thomas D. Hill, Cornell Univ.
3. “Grendel’s Mother and the Celtic Sovereignty Goddess,” William Sayers, Cornell Univ.