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Sunday, 30 December

719. The Discourse of Things: Representing Material Culture in Anglo-Saxon Literature

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Acapulco, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Division on Old English Language and Literature

Presiding: Carol Braun Pasternack, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

1. “The City and the Anlicnesse: Monumental Images in Old English Texts,” Robin Waugh, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.

2. “The Inculturated Rhetoric of Anglo-Saxon Material Culture: Heofonbeacen in Exodus 75–97 and 107b–29,” Miranda Wilcox, Univ. of Notre Dame

3. “Knowing the Unknowable: The Exeter Riddles and the Material Culture of Anglo-Saxon England,” Maren Clegg Hyer, Woodbury Univ.

For copies of proposals, write to andy.orchard@utoronto.ca.

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