Medieval Icelandic Manuscripts Lecture and Workshop hosted by the OSU Saga Club

October 8, 2014

Medieval Icelandic Manuscripts Lecture and Workshop hosted by the OSU Saga Club

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Introduction to Medieval Icelandic Manucripts: Lecture

Ohio Union, Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room, 1739 N. High Street

2 pm

Elizabeth Ashman Rowe (Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge), a leading scholar in Icelandic manuscript studies, will introduce participants to the field of medieval Icelandic manuscripts. The lecture is open to the public and assumes no background in manuscript studies. The talk will touch on codicology, illustrations and palaeography.

 

Introduction to Medieval Icelandic Palaeography: Workshop

Ohio Union, Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room, 1739 N. High Street

3:50 pm

Dr. Rowe will offer a workshop for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and faculty with some background in Old Norse and/or palaeography. The workshop will introduce attendees to palaeography as it relates specifically to Icelandic manuscripts, including lessons on transcribing. As space and resources are limited, the workshop will require permission for attendance.

For more information and RSVP, please contact Rachel Waymel: osusagaclub@gmail.com.

The OSU Saga Club gratefully acknowledges the support provided by the following: Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Department of English, Center for Folklore Studies, Department of History, Department of Linguistics, LiteraryStudies@OSU, The Scandinavian Club of Columbus, and private donations.