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Sunday, 28 December

392. Femininity and Masculinity in Old Norse and Icelandic Compositions

7:15–8:30 p.m., Sierra Suite B, Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Old Norse Language and Literature

Presiding: Robin Waugh, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.

1. “Women as a Source of Heilræði (‘Sound Counsel’): Social Mediation and Community Integration in Fóstbrœðra saga,” Giselle Gos, Univ. of Toronto

2. “The Icelandic Exempla as Arbiters of Gender Roles in Late Medieval Iceland,” Shaun F. D. Hughes, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

3. “Loki as the Personification of Liminality in The Poetic Edda / Codex Regius,” Barbara Ellen Logan, Univ. of Wyoming

For copies of abstracts, write to rwaugh@wlu.ca after 30 Nov.

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