A Symposium on Skaldic Poetry


Fordham University, Lincoln Center, New York City: February 26, 2011

Conference Program

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26

1:00-1:30

What is Skaldis Poetry? A Brief Introduction

1:30-2:15

The Mysterious Death of the Holy Viking Olav Truggvason and the Medieval Use of Skaldis Poetry as a Historical Source

Rolf Stavnem (University of Aarhus)

2:15-3:00

The Prosimetrical Form and Grammatical Interest: Indirect Evidence in Egilssaga and Kormaks Saga

Mikael Males (University of Oslo)

3:00-3:15 Coffee

3:15-4:00

Rattus rattusas a beast of battle?

Rory McTurk (University of Leeds, emeritus)

4:00-4:45

Wells and Springs, Blessings and Miracles in Merlinusspa

Russell Poole (University of Western Ontario)

4:45-5:30

The Afterlife of Skaldic Poetry in the "English Age" of Iceland

Martin Chase (Fordham University)

5:30-6:30 Reception

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