Session Title

The Currency of Proverbs

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Early Proverb Society (EPS)

Organizer Name

Susan E. Deskis

Organizer Affiliation

Northern Illinois Univ.

Presider Name

TBD

Presider Affiliation

TBD

Paper Title 1

"The Fleeing Foot is the Confessing Hand": Proverbs in Old Frisian Law

Presenter 1 Name

Rolf H. Bremmer, Jr.

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. Leiden

Paper Title 2

Ethics and Moral in Beowulf: The Paroemial Approach

Presenter 2 Name

Richard L. Harris

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Saskatchewan

Paper Title 3

Paroemial Cognitive Patterning, Allusion, and the Generation of Proverbial Meanings in a Selection of Medieval Germanic Texts

Presenter 3 Name

Brendan Swalm

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Saskatchewan

Start Date

15-5-2015 3:30 PM

Session Location

Valley III Stinson 303

Description

Papers in this session address proverbs in Old English, Old Frisian, and other Germanic languages. Both literary and legal texts are examined. Two of the papers use the theoretical framework of paroemial cognitive patterning.

Susan E. Deskis

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May 15th, 3:30 PM

The Currency of Proverbs

Valley III Stinson 303

Papers in this session address proverbs in Old English, Old Frisian, and other Germanic languages. Both literary and legal texts are examined. Two of the papers use the theoretical framework of paroemial cognitive patterning.

Susan E. Deskis