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Friday, 07 January

169. Refiguring Romance: Idioms of Love and Death in Old Norse Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., 301B, LA Convention Center

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

Presiding: Sarah M. Anderson, Princeton Univ.

1. “Kára saga Kárasonar: Romance and Folktale,” Shaun F. D. Hughes, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

2. “Up and down the Social Ladder: Love and Marriage in Late Medieval Old Norse Literature,” Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir, Arnamagnæan Inst., Reykjavík

3. “Performing Gender in Icelandic Ballads,” Paul L. Acker, Saint Louis Univ.

Respondent: Richard L. Harris, Univ. of Saskatchewan

For papers and abstracts, write to sma@princeton.edu after 15 Nov.

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