Bite Me: Rude Food and the Anglo-Saxon Riddle Tradition
170 St. George St. rm 100a
Time: Feb 14th, 4:00 pm End: Feb 14th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Medieval Studies, Linguistics, History, Historical Studies (UTM), French, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English, Comparative Literature, Classics, Book History/Print Culture, Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology, 400-1200, 1500-1800, 1200-1500
Lecture by Andy Orchard, Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Trinity College, and Professor of English and Medieval Studies

The Jackman Humanities Institute's Program for the Arts on the theme of Food is pleased to present

Tasting Histories: A Lecture Series

 

Lecture Three:

Andy Orchard

Bite Me:  Rude Food in the Anglo-Saxon Riddle Tradition

Andy Orchard is Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Trinity College and Professor of English and Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto.  A prolific researcher on Old Norse, Celtic, and Anglo-Saxon literatures, his most recent publication is a new translation and commentary of The Poetic Edda (2011). His latest book, The Anglo-Saxon Riddle Tradition, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information please contact Kim Yates at (416) 946-0313.

The Tasting Histories lecture series is organized by Markus Stock (German and Medieval Studies).  We are grateful for co-sponsorship assistance from the Department of German and the Centre for Medieval Studies.

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