6.0530 Celtic Conference (2): UW--Seattle, April 1993 (1/212)
Elaine Brennan (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Thu, 18 Feb 1993 15:52:32 EST
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 6, No. 0530. Thursday, 18 Feb 1993.
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 93 13:32:31 PST
From: Jon Crump <email@example.com>
Subject: preliminary CSANA conference program
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
CELTIC STUDIES ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA
AND UW HUMANITIES COLLOQUIUM:
"BY WORD OF MOUTH"
THURSDAY, APRIL 22
7:30-8:00 PM REGISTRATION (KaneHall)
8:00-9:30 FORMAL OPENING OF CSANA AND COLLOQUIUM
LECTURE (Kane Hall)
PATRICK FORD (Harvard University)
"From Oral to Literary:The Route of the Tain"
FRIDAY, APRIL 23 8:00-8:30 AM REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 8:30-10:00
SESSION ONE (McCarty A)
JESSICA HOOKER (University of Cambridge):
"The Legend of Ami and Amile as a Source for the
Mabinogi of Pwyll?"
DARA HELLMAN (University of California at Los Angeles):
"Articulation and pre (Non)-Verbal Communication in
Gereint vab Erbin and Erec et Enide"
CHARLES MCQUARRIE (University of Washington):
"From Manannan to Bercilak: The Green Knight and the
Celtic Otherworld God (a study in functional
SESSION TWO (McCarty B)
SHANNON MCRAE (University of Washington):
"Madness, Vision, and Ecstasy: the Cailleach in the
Works of Clarke and Yeats"
JAMES RODERICK MACDONALD (Aberdeen University):
"The Survival of the Gaelic Language in North
LESLIE JONES (University of California at Los Angeles):
"Druidic Knowledge: Reconstructing Lost Traditions"
10:30-12:00 SESSION THREE (McCarty A)
TOBY GRIFFEN (Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville):
"The Mesotomic Syllable in Old Welsh Poetry"
LENORA TIMM (University of California at Davis):
"Ha breman n'eo ket tout a fait an dra-se: An
Examination of Breton-French Code-Switching"
ORIN GENSLER (University of California at Berkeley):
"Typology and the Celtic/Hamito-Semitic Problem: A
SESSION FOUR (McCarty B)
BENJAMIN HUDSON (Pennsylvania State University):
"Celtic Kings and English Lordship"
FREDERICK SUPPE (Ball State University):
"Sizing Up 'Sais': Comments on the Cultural Meaning
of the Welsh Soubriquet, 1050-1300"
WILLIAM SAYERS (University of Victoria):
"Management of the Celtic Fact in the Icelandic
Landnamabok (The Book of Settlements)"
12:00-1:30 (CSANA Executive Board Meeting)
1:30-2:30 CSANA/COMP. LIT. SEMINAR (McCarty A & B)
Text: DAFYDD JENKINS, The Law of Hywel Dda: Law-Texts from
Medieval Wales Edited and Translated
2:30-4:00 SESSION FIVE (McCarty A & B)
CATHERINE MCKENNA (Queens College CUNY):
Title to be announced
ANNE MATONIS (Temple University):
"Glossing the Middle Welsh Generic Lexicon"
ELISSA R. HENKEN (University of Georgia):
"History, Memory, and Welsh Nationalism"
4:15-6:15 SESSION SIX (McCarty A & B)
LAWRENCE ESON (University of California at Los Angeles):
"The 'Three Leaps of Luachair': Leaping and Cosmogonic
Heroism in the Career of St. Moling and Parallels
in Early Irish and Indo-European Tradition"
MARIA TYMOCZKO (University of Massachusetts at Amherst):
"A Tradition of Speaking for Women"
BETTE-JANE CRIGGER (The Hastings Center):
"One Is the Loneliest Number: The Oenchiniud of Early
PETER FLYNN (University College Cork):
"The Content Markup of Irish Historical and Literary
8:00-9:30 UW HUMANITIES COLLOQUIUM: "BY WORD OF MOUTH"
LECTURE (Kane Hall)
JOSEPH HARRIS (Harvard University):
Title to be announced
SATURDAY, APRIL 24
8:00-9:00 AM CSANA BUSINESS MEETING
9:00-10:00 LECTURE (McCarty A & B)
JAMES MALLORY (Queen's University, Belfast):
"The Rise and Fall of Emain Macha"
10:00-11:30 SESSION SEVEN (McCarty A & B)
ROSALIND CLARK (Saint Mary's College):
"Irish Analogues of Beowulf"
DOROTHY ANN BRAY (McGill):
"Caedmon and the British Tradition"
MARTIN E. HULD (California State University, Los Angeles):
"Oral and Scribal Tradition in Early Celtic and
Germanic Manuscripts: Evidence from Ystoria
Peredur fab Efrawg, Sir Orfeo and Beowulf"
CSANA AND "BY WORD OF MOUTH" JOINT SESSION
1:00-2:00 LECTURE (Kane Hall)
THOMAS CHARLES-EDWARDS (University of Oxford):
"Literacy in the Vernacular: Irish and Welsh in the
Early Middle Ages"
2:15-3:45 PANEL (Kane Hall)
EDGAR SLOTKIN (University of Cincinnati):
"Celtic Oral Stylistics: The State of the Art"
DANIEL MELIA (University of California at Berkekey):
"What Did These Guys Think They Were Doing? Scribal
Intervention in Irish Vernacular Saga"
JOSEPH FALAKY NAGY (University of California at Los Angeles):
4:00-5:00 LECTURE (Kane Hall)
KATHERINE O'KEEFFE (Notre Dame):
"Theorizing the Oral/Literate Continuum"
5:00-6:30 RECEPTION (Faculty Club)
6:30 TRANSPORTATION TO RESTAURANT
7:00 CSANA BANQUET
SUNDAY, APRIL 25
8:00-10:00 AM SESSION EIGHT (McCarty A)
VICTORIA VELSOR (Columbia University):
"Tradition, Text, and Thing: The Celtic Charter?"
KAARINA HOLLO (Harvard University):
"St. Mo Laisse of Daiminis and his Book"
MICHAEL J. CURLEY (University of Puget Sound):
"Some Unedited lectiones from the Life of Saint
Nonita, Mother of Saint David: A Text and Its
KEVIN LYNCH (Central Conneticut State University):
"The 'Neckless Christ-Crucified' Motif on a Group of
Early Irish High Crosses"
10:30-12:00 SESSION NINE (McCarty A)
PAULA COE (University of California at Los Angeles):
"The Very Image of Macha: Taking a Look at an Aniconic
THERESE SAINT-PAUL (University of Texas):
"The 'Death By Thirst' Motif in Celtic Myth and
ANGELIQUE GULERMOVICH (U. of California at Los Angeles):
"A Few Words About Some Little Thing: Ryw Bethan --
The Comparative Evidence"
1:00-3:00 LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE (Brechman Auditorium)
ROBIN HUW BOWEN (Welsh Triple Harpist)*
*Sponsored by the Puget Sound Welsh Association.
Tickets available for purchase at the door.
Someone gently reminded me that I had failed to provide certain
important information about the conference whose program I just
posted. To wit, the place and date. The conference will be held on the
campus of the University of Washington in Seattle. It will begin on
the evening of Thursday April 22, and end Sunday afternoon, April 25.
further information about accommodations, transportation and whatnot
can be had from me at the e-mail address below or from the Conference
organizer, Robin Stacy
Department of History DP-20
University of Washington
Seattle, Wa. 98195