Heroes, Monsters, and Exiles on the Beach: liminality and liminal spaces in 'Beowulf' and 'The Wanderer' 4 de feb. de 2015

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Heroes, Monsters, and Exiles on the Beach: liminality and liminal spaces in 'Beowulf' and 'The Wanderer'

Over the last years, researchers’ concerns about what academic materials are indeed worthy of attention and how have been on the rise. In connection with this, the way in which we define notions such as “centre”, “periphery”, “normative” or “normal”, needs to be thoroughly addressed so as to better reflect on research practices and results nowadays. Taking into account the recent introduction of concepts like liminality, we’d like to address precisely what we understand by “liminal”. Furthermore, how do ideas of authority, usage and intention shape our conception of the aforementioned topics?

Presenta: Laura Torrado Mariñas
Universidade de Vigo
Relator/a: Abraham Cleaver

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