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W.F.H. Nicolaisen Memorial Symposium

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Dates of Event
24th July 2017 – 27th July 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
21st July 2017

In memory of much-missed Emeritus Professor W. F. H. Nicolaisen (1927–2016). This symposium of international scholars will be opened by the renowned folklorist, and onetime Nicolaisen student, Professor Simon Bronner, and feature a keynote from another former student, Professor Cristina Bacchilega of the University of Manoa, Hawai‘i. The following three days will be devoted to three key themes in Nicolaisen’s work: Names, Narrative, and the Ballad and will demonstrate his enormous international influence in the fields of Onomastics and Folklore.