Session Title

New Voices in Saga Studies

Sponsoring Organization(s)

New England Saga Society (NESS)

Organizer Name

John P. Sexton, Andrew M. Pfrenger

Organizer Affiliation

Bridgewater State Univ., Kent State Univ.-Salem

Presider Name

Will Eggers

Presider Affiliation

Loomis Chaffee School

Paper Title 1

Christmas Eve of the Living Dead: The Satanic Draugr

Presenter 1 Name

Kent Pettit

Presenter 1 Affiliation

St. Louis Univ.

Paper Title 2

Valiant Warriors, Adulterers, and Witches: Unstable Representations of Character in Icelandic Adaptations and Appropriations of Arthurian Legend

Presenter 2 Name

Rachael Warmington

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania

Paper Title 3

The Distributed Personhood of Old Norse Magic Swords and the Disruption of Self-Agency: A Non-anthropocentric Approach to the Sagas

Presenter 3 Name

Miriam Mayburd

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Háskóli Íslands

Paper Title 4

Pagan Sympathy as Political Resistance in Two Sagas of Icelanders

Presenter 4 Name

Eric O. Scott

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. of Missouri-Columbia

Start Date

14-5-2016 1:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 1045

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May 14th, 1:30 PM

New Voices in Saga Studies

Fetzer 1045