Session Title

Old Norse-Icelandic Studies

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Fiske Icelandic Collection, Cornell Univ. Library

Organizer Name

Jeffrey Turco

Organizer Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Presider Name

Jeffrey Turco

Paper Title 1

"Ék ætla þar vándum manni at duga sem þú ert": Proverbial Echoes and the Point of Hœnsa-Þóris saga

Presenter 1 Name

Richard L. Harris

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Saskatchewan

Paper Title 2

Staves, Wands, and Green Twigs: Skírnir's Tools of Coercion

Presenter 2 Name

Megan Gilge

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

Change and Innovation in the Sagan af Klarusi keisarasyni (1884)

Presenter 3 Name

Shaun F. D. Hughes

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Start Date

12-5-2016 1:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 2040

Description

Founded in 1905, The Fiske Icelandic Collection (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) is one of the largest collections on Icelandic literature and civilization, and is unrivaled in its resources for the study of the medieval Nordic world. For the first time in its history, the Fiske Collection invites submissions for a session sponsored at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2016). This session will inaugurate a new forum for the discussion and dissemination of the latest thought and research in the field of Old-Norse Icelandic Studies, as well as foster scholarly conversation and contact.

Jeffrey Turco

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May 12th, 1:30 PM

Old Norse-Icelandic Studies

Fetzer 2040

Founded in 1905, The Fiske Icelandic Collection (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) is one of the largest collections on Icelandic literature and civilization, and is unrivaled in its resources for the study of the medieval Nordic world. For the first time in its history, the Fiske Collection invites submissions for a session sponsored at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2016). This session will inaugurate a new forum for the discussion and dissemination of the latest thought and research in the field of Old-Norse Icelandic Studies, as well as foster scholarly conversation and contact.

Jeffrey Turco