2017 – Leeds

SIXTH ANNUAL NORSE IN THE NORTH CONFERENCE
10 June 2017
Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds

The format of the sixth annual Norse in the North Conference differed from previous conferences in that it featured both 20-minute papers and 5–10 minute discussions of research in progress, as well as a group discussion of the research interests of all those in attendance.

Conference organiser

Alaric Hall (Leeds)

Postgraduate speakers

Chrissy Woods (York) – ‘Archaeological Evidence for Pagan Activity and its Correlation with Pagan/Sacral Place Names’

Harriet Jean Evans (York) – ‘Fluid bodies: Women, Animals, and Magic in the Íslendingasögur

Ricky Broome (Leeds) – ‘The Norse in Frisia: Some Thoughts About their Impact on Identity Formation’

George Manning (Durham) – ‘Alcohol and Masculinity / Portrayals of Anger in the Íslendingasögur

Katie Harling-Challis (Durham) – ‘A Comparison of Multiple Poetic Edda Translations, Considering the Contrasting Connotations Created in the Choices Made by Translators’

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