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The Beowulf Symposium

The Beowulf Symposium invites campus and community members to participate in events aimed at showcasing Beowulf's relevance to modern society. All events are free of charge and open to the public.

Please check back during fall 2016 for information about upcoming Symposia!

2014: 6th Beowulf Symposium

  5th Communal Reading of Beowulf. Monday, March 31 @ 4 p.m.  |  Language and Literature (LL) 316, ASU Tempe campus

2012: 5th Beowulf Symposium

Beowulf in the Mead Hall: A Communal Reading. Wednesday, Oct. 24 @ 1 p.m.  |  Language and Literature 316, ASU Tempe campus

2010: 4th Beowulf Symposium

 An Epic Event: A Communal Reading of Beowulf in Old and Modern English. Saturday, October 9 @ 1:30 p.m.  |  Social Sciences (SS) 109, ASU Tempe campus

2009: 3rd Beowulf Symposium [full sched]

 Beowulf in Bits: Student Performances. Friday, February 27 @ 12 p.m.  |  Memorial Union, Pima Auditorium (MU 230) ASU Tempe campus [Photos: Album 1 and Album 2]

 The Many Guises of Beowulf (and Grendel, too)" Public Talk by Robert Bjork. Friday, February 27 @ 3 p.m.  |  Memorial Union, Pima Auditorium (MU 230) ASU Tempe campus

 An Epic Event: A Communal Reading of Beowulf in Old and Modern English. Saturday, February 28 @ 4 p.m.  |  Bob's Mead Hall (home of Robert Bjork)

2008: 2nd Beowulf Symposium [full sched]

 (The Monster That I Am: A Beowulf Lecture and Movie. Friday, March 21 @ 4 p.m.  |  CDN 60, ASU Tempe campus

 An Epic Event: A Communal Reading of Beowulf in Old and Modern English. Saturday, March 22 @ 4 p.m. |  Bob's Mead Hall (home of Robert Bjork) 

 

2007: 1st Beowulf Symposium

 Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Beowulf? The Thirteenth Warrior: A Beowulf Movie. Friday, March 23 @ 4 p.m.  |  CDN 60 (formerly AED 60) ASU Tempe campus