The first third of the Bayeux Tapestry
Medieval Studies Student Association

MSC03 2170
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Humanities Building
Second Floor

2014 Fall Colloquium

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12:00 - Welcome

Justin Larsen, MSSA President

12:30 - Session 1: The Language of Beowulf

Session Chair: Nick Schwartz

“Defending the Corpses: Reinterpreting Beowulf Lines 1212-1214b through the Subjunctive”
Jessica Troy, MSSA Vice President

“The Sea as Speech in Beowulf
Kevin Jackson

“Old English Rhetoric”
Bryna Milligan

2:00 - Session 2: Wizards, Wyrms, and Weddings

Session Chair: Breanna Griego-Schmitt

“Witches and Wizards of Pop Culture: Where do they come from?”
Maggie Waring, IMS Graduate Assistant

“Where Have All the Dragons Gone?”
DD Frontiere

“Till Death Do You Part”
Dalicia Raymond

3:30 - Session 3: Monsters of the North

Session Chair: Jessica Troy

“The Function of Giantesses”
Melissa Valenzuela

“Why do Great Swords Fail Beowulf?”
Santiago Von Straussburg

“Creating That Special ‘Vikingness’ – Vikings in Film”
Linda Bugge

4:30 - Closing Remarks

Jessica Troy, MSSA Vice President