Session Title

Alfredian Texts and Contexts

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Nicole Guenther Discenza

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of South Florida

Presider Name

Nicole Guenther Discenza

Paper Title 1

Reinventing the Wheel: Gregorian Metaphors in King Alfred's Translations

Presenter 1 Name

Ryan Hall

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Centre for Medieval Studies, Univ. of Toronto

Paper Title 2

A New Dialectic: The Old English Soliloquies and an Epistemology of Conversation

Presenter 2 Name

Emma Styles-Swaim

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Columbia Univ.

Paper Title 3

The "Coming to the Throne" Phrases in the Orosius, the Bede, and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Presenter 3 Name

Taro Ishiguro

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Meiji Univ.

Paper Title 4

Narratives of Expansion

Presenter 4 Name

Courtnay Konshuh

Presenter 4 Affiliation

St. Thomas More College, Univ. of Saskatchewan

Start Date

11-5-2019 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

Description

Speakers in the 2019 session of Alfredian Texts and Contexts delve into literary sources, influences, and adaptations, and particularly the use of Gregory of the Great's metaphors in Alfred's translations; dialectic and epistemology, especially in the Soliloquies; and power, kingship, and the expansion of Wessex the Old English Orosius, Bede, and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Nicole Guenther Discenza

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

Alfredian Texts and Contexts

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

Speakers in the 2019 session of Alfredian Texts and Contexts delve into literary sources, influences, and adaptations, and particularly the use of Gregory of the Great's metaphors in Alfred's translations; dialectic and epistemology, especially in the Soliloquies; and power, kingship, and the expansion of Wessex the Old English Orosius, Bede, and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Nicole Guenther Discenza