The Beowulf Symposium

The 4th Beowulf Symposium

The Beowulf Symposium invites campus and community members to participate in annual events aimed at showcasing Beowulf's relevance to modern society. All events are free of charge and open to the public. Sponsored by ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies), the ASU Department of English, and the ASU Institute for Humanities Research.

Beowulf manuscript

An Epic Event: A Communal Reading of Beowulf in Old and Modern English

Saturday, October 9, 2010   |   1:30 p.m.
Social Sciences (SS) 109

You are invited to join us for a communal reading of Beowulf from start to finish. Just show up with a copy of Beowulf (an edition with line numbers and with Old English and modern English translation on facing pages is recommended). Refreshments provided. RSVP to by September 30.


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Past Symposia

Beowulf 2009

Beowulf 2008