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Monday, 28 December

266. Phallic Mothers, Raging Sons, Wounded Bodies: Bodies and Genders in Celtic Literature

3:30–4:45 p.m., Congress B, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Celtic Languages and Literatures

Presiding: Sarah Elizabeth McKibben, Univ. of Notre Dame

1. “Heroes and Hags: Phallic Mothers Making Superheroes in ‘Peredur Son of Efrog’ and ‘The Boyhood Deeds of Cú Chulainn,’” Jennifer Frances Ash, Loyola Univ., Chicago

2. “Reading the Ríastrad: A Phenomenology of the Irish Mythological Hero,” Glen Gill, Montclair State Univ.

3. “The Wounded Body in Duncan Livingstone’s Gàidhlig South African Poetry,” Kelly MacPhail, Univ. of Montreal

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