Pétur Knútsson. Conference papers ( Back to published articles)

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2015

My Defence (talk on the occasion of the publication of my festchrift, Intimate Words / Innileiki orðanna, ed. Whlpton et al., in Hannersarholt 18 Nov. 2015)

Líadan in Laxdæla saga: an oral dialogic
Humanities Conference University of Iceland: The Trouble with Memory II. Irish-Icelandic Memory Studies, 13 March

2013

Skilningseplið, gönguprikið og hin blinda nútíð. Hugvísindaþing 16. mars. Glærur

2011

Looking forward to English: local vs global, classical vs koiné. The English Speaking
Union: English in and for Iceland. Nordic House, 10 June. Abstract and text

Ordination and Sentence accent: a reappraisal. Hugvísindaþing, 25 mars. Power Point

Að hlusta á fjöll: samskynjun sem lausn í túlkunarfræði (Synaesthesia as a practical hermeneutic) Hugvísindaþing, 11 March. Text. Slides

2010

Heimild og lögform: sannleikshugtakið hjá Ara fróða. Hugvísindaþing, 6 mars. Abstract and text

Ordination and sentence accent: some English and Icelandic differences. 6 March. (See the Reappraisal above, 2011)

2009

Heit rök og köld: tilfinningar og tautólógíur. Hugvísindaþing, 14. mars.

2008

The Citizenship of Truth: a Barfieldian reading of Ari the Wise. Paper read at the 7th Joint Conference of the Universities of Manitoba and Iceland / erindi flutt á  sjötta samstarfsráðstefnu Manitobaháskóla og Háskóla Íslands, Háskóli Íslands: Maður, menning og náttúra í Kanada og á Íslandi. (29. ágúst 2008)

2007

Pythagoras in the Runes. Symposium on runes and runology. Ísl. málfræðifégaið 6 October
Later published as Pýþagoras, rísómið og rúnirnar. Skírnir 183 árg., hausthefti. 335-354)    

Náin kynni – nýtt líf. Þýðingar milli náskyldra tungumála. Paper read at Fraændafundur 6 held in Tórshavn, Faroes, 26-28 June.

2006

Josephine Pasternak and Owen Barfield: watching the same rainbow. Paper read at the Hugvísindaþing (Conference of the Humanities), Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Theology, University of Iceland, 4 November  Slides

Kneading the Text: the Pointing Thumb. Paper read at the Inaugural International Conference of the Danish Book History Forum, ‘Ink on Light, Text on Screen: Text Matters’, The Graphics Arts Institute of Denmark, 20-21 April.

Béowulf and the Icelandic Conquest of England. Paper read at the Vigdísarþing, International Conference on The Nordic and the National, University of Iceland, 17-18 March.
( Later published as Beowulf and the Icelandic Conquest of England. Det norrøne og det nationale. 2008: Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur. 263-286.)

2005

The Pointing Voice: How a Text Means. Talk delivered at the Hugvísindaþing (Conference of the Humanities), Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Theology, University of Iceland, 18 November.  (text Pétur Knútsson 2006)

Finger and Thumb: How to point in imaginary space. Talk delivered at the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Langages, 15. November.

Home, Home in the Dales: the dialogism of topography in Laxdæla.  Paper given at the  ACUME conference, ‘The Cultural Reconstruction of Places,’ University of Iceland 24-25 June.  pdf file, 4,140K

The Naked and the Nude. Talk delivered at the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute for Foreign Languages, 1 March. pdf file, 83KB

2004

The intimacy of Bjólfskviða. Paper read at the symposium on Texts & Translations: Icelandic and others. Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, Nordisk Forskningsinstitut, 12 November.

English as a Dead Language. Topographies of Globalization. Reykjavík: University of Iceland. pdf file, 1.199KB

 

Last updated 18 Jan 2012