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Graduate Seminar: Allen Frantzen

Durham Gospels (facsimile), Case BS 1970

Durham Gospels (facsimile), Case BS 1970

Friday, January 7, 2011Friday, March 11, 2011
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Graduate Seminar

The Anglo-Saxon Seminar:  Masculinity and the Anglo-Saxons

Allen Frantzen, Loyola University of Chicago

The class focused on models of male identity and various scales of masculinity as they emerge from a selection of the most famous Old English poems, including “The Wanderer,” “The Seafarer,” and “The Battle of Maldon,” and from Old English prose texts. In addition to some supplementary texts, reading will included excerpts from Clare A. Lees, ed., Medieval Masculinities.

Participants:  Benjamin Bond, University of Chicago; Julie Christenson, University of Missouri; Jennifer Frey, Loyola University Chicago; Meg Gregory, Illinois State University; Jonathan Lai, University of Chicago; Dmitri Sandbeck, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Jacob Wentzel, Loyola University Chicago.

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