Programme

10:00-10:30 – Tea/coffee and registration.

10:30-12:00: Session 1

Ryder Patzcuk-Russell (University of Birmingham): Latin-Old Norse Interaction and Medieval Linguistic Ideologies: The Evidence of Lárentius Saga.

Katherine Whitehouse (University of Nottingham): The Viking translation of place in South Yorkshire major names.

Annika Christensen (University of Leeds): Seyðabrævið: Old Norse and the language of the Faroe Islands.

12:00-13:00 – Lunch and poster display of current research at York.

13:00-14:00: Session 2

Sophie Bønding (Aarhus University): The Golden Past and the Glorious Future: N.F.S. Grundtvig’s re-actualisation and dissemination of Old Norse Mythology.

Anja Ute Blode (Universität zu Köln): … første Danee konningh war Dan –  The transmission of a legendary king in Old Danish historiography.

14.00-14.10 – Break.

14:10-15:10: Session 3

Jon Hui (University of Cambridge): Manuscript Transmission in ‘The Matter of Gautland’

Tom Morcom (Durham University): Passing on Stories in Good Faith: the subversive redaction of Gautreks saga.

15:10-15:30 – Tea/coffee and cake.

15:30-16:30 – Keynote lecture: 

Writing sagas in Victorian England: Stevenson, Haggard and Collingwood’s “difficult experiment” – Prof. Heather O’Donoghue

 

18:00 – Conference Dinner

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