Session Title

The Syndergaard Ballad Session: Motives, Motifs, and Monsters

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Kommission für Volksdichtung

Organizer Name

Lynn Wollstadt

Organizer Affiliation

South Suburban College

Presider Name

Lynn Wollstadt

Paper Title 1

Kvedarlundar: The Repertoires of Norwegian Ballad Informants

Presenter 1 Name

Sandra Ballif Straubhaar

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-Austin

Paper Title 2

Werewolves, Cannibalism, and Curses: The Liminality of Man and Monster in Swedish Medieval Ballads

Presenter 2 Name

Rachel Bott

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Uppsala Univ.

Paper Title 3

Incest in the Child Ballads

Presenter 3 Name

Richard Firth Green

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Ohio State Univ.

Start Date

7-5-2020 1:30 PM

Session Location

Valley 3 Stinson 306

Description

This session focuses broadly on motives, motifs, and monsters in ballads of the British and Scandinavian traditions. Themes of infanticide, cannibalism, murder, and incest will be addressed, both in individual ballad narratives and the repertoires of individual singers. Lynn Wollstadt

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May 7th, 1:30 PM

The Syndergaard Ballad Session: Motives, Motifs, and Monsters

Valley 3 Stinson 306

This session focuses broadly on motives, motifs, and monsters in ballads of the British and Scandinavian traditions. Themes of infanticide, cannibalism, murder, and incest will be addressed, both in individual ballad narratives and the repertoires of individual singers. Lynn Wollstadt