Session Title

Scandinavian Studies

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies

Organizer Name

Shaun F. D. Hughes

Organizer Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Presider Name

Aidan M. Holtan

Presider Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 1

Bad Dog: Mimetic Crisis and the Fenrir Myth

Presenter 1 Name

Eric R. Carlson

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of South Carolina-Aiken

Paper Title 2

Looking at the Old Norwegian Rune Poem via the Poetic Tradition

Presenter 2 Name

Eirik Westcoat

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Háskóli Íslands

Paper Title 3

Translated Genealogies: Þórr as a Trojan Aeneas

Presenter 3 Name

Rebecca West

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Notre Dame

Paper Title 4

Romancing Troy in Iceland? On the Ormsbók Version of Trójumanna saga

Presenter 4 Name

Sabine Heidi Walther

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ. Bonn

Start Date

12-5-2018 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1360

Description

This session contains a variety of papers on Old Norse topics: a Giradean reading of the Fenrir myth; the state of the text in the Old Norwegian rune poem; on the status of Þórr in Snorra Edda; and on the romance version of Trojumanna saga.

Shaun F. D. Hughes Professor

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May 12th, 10:00 AM

Scandinavian Studies

Schneider 1360

This session contains a variety of papers on Old Norse topics: a Giradean reading of the Fenrir myth; the state of the text in the Old Norwegian rune poem; on the status of Þórr in Snorra Edda; and on the romance version of Trojumanna saga.

Shaun F. D. Hughes Professor