Session Title

Medieval Speech Acts

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval Speech Act Society

Organizer Name

Eric S. Bryan

Organizer Affiliation

Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology

Presider Name

Alexander Vaughan Ames

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of South Carolina-Columbia

Paper Title 1

Speech Acts and the Construction of Dream-Visions

Presenter 1 Name

A. Arwen Taylor

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Arkansas Tech Univ.

Paper Title 2

Manuscript Genealogy and the Diachrony of Speech Acts in Icelandic Sagas

Presenter 2 Name

Eric S. Bryan

Paper Title 3

The Old English Beot in Fourteenth-Century Alliterative Romance: Heroic Modes of Speech in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the Alliterative Morte Arthure

Presenter 3 Name

Rebecca Richardson Mouser

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Missouri Southern State Univ.

Paper Title 4

Respondent

Presenter 4 Name

Michael S. Nagy

Presenter 4 Affiliation

South Dakota State Univ.

Start Date

10-5-2019 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 208

Description

This session explores the function of speech acts and pragmatic linguistics in all eras, genres, and bodies of literature from the medieval period. Papers in this session will consider speech acts in Middle English dream-visions, Old Norse sagas, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the alliterative Morte Arthure. Eric Shane Bryan

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May 10th, 10:00 AM

Medieval Speech Acts

Bernhard 208

This session explores the function of speech acts and pragmatic linguistics in all eras, genres, and bodies of literature from the medieval period. Papers in this session will consider speech acts in Middle English dream-visions, Old Norse sagas, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the alliterative Morte Arthure. Eric Shane Bryan