The Harvard Celtic Colloquium was established in 1980 by two graduate students in the Harvard University Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures as a forum in which graduate students could share their work and gain experience in professional academia. Since then, it has been organized annually by a team of students in the department, grown in size, and gained an international reputation which annually draws a diverse mix of scholars from around the world to present papers on all facets of Celtic Studies.
The Harvard Celtic Colloquium is the only conference in the field of Celtic Studies to be wholly organized and run by graduate students. Since its inception, established and internationally-renowned scholars in Celtic as well as graduate students, junior academics, and unaffiliated scholars have been drawn to this dynamic setting, presenting papers on ancient, medieval, and modern topics in the many disciplines relating to Celtic Studies; including literature, linguistics, art, archeology, government, economics, music, and history.
Papers given at the Colloquium may be submitted for review to the organizers of the conference, who become the editors for those papers selected for publication in the Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium. Only papers presented at the annual conference are considered for publication.
Harvard University Press is proud to announce that we will distribute the Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium.
Table of Contents
- The Beagle's Cry: Dogs in the Finn Ballads and Tales
- In fer fiamach firglic: Ulysses in Medieval Irish Literature
- Pagan Imagery in the Early Lives of Brigit: A Transformation from Goddess to Saint?
- An Irish Motif on a Group of Early Irish High Crosses?
- "...of all sights that pierced his heart": Reflexive Language and the Great Irish Famine
Eileen Moore Quinn
- Healing Objects in Welsh Folk Medicine
- War and Peace in the Hebrides: The Origin and Settlement of the Linnnan Creach
James A. Stewart Jr.
- The Further Crimes of Lady Charlotte Guest
Donna R. White
- The Vocabulary of Liberty:Irish Nationalism and Feminist Ideology
- Rough Music and Folkloric Elements in the Whiteboy Movements
- A Stunning Blow on the Head: Literacy and the Anxiety of Memory in the Legend of Cenn Faelad's Brain of Forgetting
- The Similes in the Book of Leinster Tain Bo Cuailnge
William F.X. Glennon
- The Island Gaidhealtachd: The Scottish Gaelic Community of Prince Edward Island
Michael D. Linkletter
- "That is what Scathach did not teach me": Aided Oenfir Aife and an episode from the Mahabbarata
Anna M. Ranero
- Grendel's Mother, Icelandic Gryla, and Irish Nechta Scene: Eviscerating Fear