Fri, Aug 04|
3-Week SASA Reading Group: Unlocking Beowulf
3-Week Text-In-Translation Reading Group Fridays at 11 am Eastern Time Led by Dr Lillian Cespedes Gonzalez.
Time & Location
Aug 04, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
About the Event
This reading group will provide a thorough analysis of the poem Beowulf to understand the text as a reflection of both the Norse and Anglo-Saxon worlds. Here we will identify intersections between different religions and ethnic groups, explore the impact of women in rhetoric, uncover the role of monsters, and explore the epic heroism of the early middle ages. Participants will gain a cultural and historical understanding of Beowulf beyond the context of the poem as a source for the English language. We will explore issues such as identity, politics, nation-making, memory, and gender roles in the early middle ages.
3-Week Text-In-Translation Reading Group
Fridays at 11 am Eastern Time
Start date: August 4th
End date: August 18th
MUST RSVP TO GET THE ZOOM LINK. The same link will be used for all 3 sessions.