Textual Interpretation
in Medieval Vernaculars

Fordham University, Lincoln Center, New York City: February 25, 2012
Leon Lowenstein Building, South Lounge

Conference Program


10:00: Sign In

10:30-12:00: First Session

Law and the Vernacular Revolution: Thinking and Writing Law in French in the Thirteenth Century
Ada Maria Kuskowski, Cornell University

Autoexigesis in the Fourth Old Norse Grammatical Treatise
Jonas Wellendorf, University of California, Berkeley

12:00-1:30: Lunch

1:30-3:00: Second Session

"It is him that we Call Odin." Allegorizing the Pagan Gods
Rolf Stavnem, University of Aarhus

IE *pei-tu-onio - Ir. eithne - Gr. ἕθνος - Lat. ethnicus: Etymology, Paranomasia, and the Conversion of Ireland in Altram Tige Dá Medar
Cathinka Hambro, University of Oslo

3:00-3:30: Coffee Break

3:30-4:15: Third Session

Homonymy and the Quest for Meaning in Old Norse Literature
Mikael Males, University of Oslo

4:15-5:15: Concluding Discussion

5:15-6:15: Reception





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