Session Title

Childhood and Adolescence in Early Germanic Culture

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Richard Rawlinson Center for Anglo-Saxon Studies and Manuscript Research

Organizer Name

Jana K. Schulman

Organizer Affiliation

Western Michigan Univ.

Presider Name

Rebecca Straple

Presider Affiliation

Western Michigan Univ.

Paper Title 1

Learning to Talk: A Child Oblate's Perspective at Eleventh-Century Canterbury Cathedral Priory

Presenter 1 Name

Rebecca King Cerling

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Fuller Theological Seminary

Paper Title 2

Fathers and Daughters in Old English Literature

Presenter 2 Name

Jana K. Schulman

Paper Title 3

Parenting, Humanity, and The Fortunes of Men

Presenter 3 Name

Stacy S. Klein

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Rutgers Univ.

Start Date

15-5-2015 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1135

Description

The papers in this session (by Rebecca King Cerling, Jana K. Schulman, and Stacy S. Klein) explore different facets of childhood and adolescence in Anglo-Saxon England. The first focuses on oblates (boys as young as six) given by their parents to be monks; the second on the relationships of daughters and fathers, especially daughters of marriageable age; the third on representations of parenting in poetry as a means of providing instruction on how to parent.

Jana K. Schulman

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May 15th, 10:00 AM

Childhood and Adolescence in Early Germanic Culture

Schneider 1135

The papers in this session (by Rebecca King Cerling, Jana K. Schulman, and Stacy S. Klein) explore different facets of childhood and adolescence in Anglo-Saxon England. The first focuses on oblates (boys as young as six) given by their parents to be monks; the second on the relationships of daughters and fathers, especially daughters of marriageable age; the third on representations of parenting in poetry as a means of providing instruction on how to parent.

Jana K. Schulman