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Saturday, 08 January

526. Lives on the Move: Nomadic Narratives

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 402A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Medieval Literature

Presiding: Lynn Tarte Ramey, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. “Crusader Vikings and Far-Faring Texts: Exploring the Nomadism of Magnussona Saga,” Leila Norako, Univ. of Rochester

2. “Waiting for Prester John: A Nomadic Narrative of Mutable Parts,” Christopher Taylor, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. “Mongols on the Move: Two Histories of World Domination,” Margaret Kim, National Tsing Hua Univ.

4. “New Worlds, Old Monsters: The Vinland Sagas, the Americas, and Medieval Travel Metanarratives,” Matthew Scribner, Queen’s Univ.

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