The Anglo-Saxon Seminar: Beowulf
The Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies will offer a Seminar on Beowulf “led by Christina von Nolcken of the University of Chicago. The seminar will meet Fridays from 2-5 p.m., January 11 - March 14, 2008. The seminar is intended for participants who have already completed at least one course in Old English; its aim is to help them read Beowulf and familiarize them with some of the scholarly discussion that has accumulated around the poem. Participants will define the topics of their final research papers early in the seminar, by reading as widely as possible in journals and books.
Participants: Andrew Grubb, University of Louisville; Andrew Higl, Loyola University Chicago; Christopher Fletcher, University of Chicago; Anne Koenig, Northwestern University; Sarah McCollum, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Roy Moran, University of Chicago; Amy Oberlin, Loyola University Chicago; Dan O’ Gorman, Loyola University Chicago; Torine Pasek, Loyola University Chicago; Preenu Percywell, Northern Illinois University; Carolyn Purnell, University of Chicago; Rebecca Scharbach, University of Chicago; Reid Weber, Northern Illinois University.
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