Session Title

Alfredian Texts and Contexts

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Nicole Guenther Discenza

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of South Florida

Presider Name

Bruce Gilchrist

Presider Affiliation

Concordia Univ. Montréal

Paper Title 1

Queens in the Old English Orosius

Presenter 1 Name

Nicole Guenther Discenza

Paper Title 2

King Alfred, Author of the Thames

Presenter 2 Name

Joseph Grossi

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Victoria

Start Date

10-5-2018 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1155

Description

This session treats Anglo-Saxon history and literature, specifically the circle of Alfred the Great and the implications and influences of their work in early medieval England. Grossi's "King Alfred, Author of the Thames" will examine the Alfred-Guthrum treaty in terms of Border Studies and the creation of political, military, and cultural landscapes through Alfred's authorship and the . Discenza's paper will explore the representation of queens in the Old English *Orosius* in light of texts and practices contemporary with the translation.

Nicole Guenther Discenza

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May 10th, 1:30 PM

Alfredian Texts and Contexts

Schneider 1155

This session treats Anglo-Saxon history and literature, specifically the circle of Alfred the Great and the implications and influences of their work in early medieval England. Grossi's "King Alfred, Author of the Thames" will examine the Alfred-Guthrum treaty in terms of Border Studies and the creation of political, military, and cultural landscapes through Alfred's authorship and the . Discenza's paper will explore the representation of queens in the Old English *Orosius* in light of texts and practices contemporary with the translation.

Nicole Guenther Discenza