Visiting Lecturers

AY 2015-16

William Chester Jordan, Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Princeton University

14 March, 2016 5:00 pm


Alexandra Gillespie, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto

11 April, 2016 5:00 pm

AY 2014-15

Christopher Baswell, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, and Anne Whitney Olin Professor of English, Barnard College

"Theatrical Disability around 1300," 2 March 2015.

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Rachel Fulton Brown, Associate Professor of Medieval History, University of Chicago 

"Mary and the Body of God," 9 February 2015.

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Elaine Treharne, Roberta Bowman Denning Professor of Humanities, Stanford University

"Inscribing with the Innermost Soul in Early English Manuscripts, c. 600-1200," 30 October 2014.

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AY 2013-14

Anders Winroth, Forst Family Professor of History, Yale University

"Why Vikings," 7 April 2014.

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James Simpson, Donald T. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English, Harvard University

"Pardon, Hypocrisy, and Temporality: Reading Late Medieval and Early Modern Pardoners in Time," 12 March 2014.

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Eleanor Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

"Form as Theory: The Case of Medieval Boethius," 6 November 2013.

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Renée R. Trilling, Associate Professor of English and Medieval Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

"Written by the Body: Sin, Redemption, and Anglo-Saxon Subjectivity," 8 October 2013.

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AY 2012-13

Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Thomas F. X. and Theresa Mullarkey Chair in Literature, Fordham University

"Mother Tongue/s, Langues de Cuer, and New Literary Histories in Medieval England,” 10 April 2013.

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Jeffrey F. Hamburger,  Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture, Harvard University

“Visible Speech:  Imagining Scripture in the Prayer Book of Ursula Begerin and the Medieval Tradition of Word Illustration,” 4 March 2013.

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John Van Engen, Andrew V. Tackes Professor of Medieval History, University of Notre Dame

 "A Medieval Woman Making Her Own Way: The Case of Alijt Bake of Ghent (1413-55)," 25 February 2013.

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Rosalind Love, Reader in Insular Latin, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, 
University of Cambridge

"Alcibiades was a beautiful woman, so they say’: Authority and the Study of Ancient Texts," 10 September 2012.

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AY 2011-12

Andy Orchard, Provost and Vice-Chancellor, Trinity College, University of Toronto

"Outlaws and Other Brothers in Law: Medieval England, Iceland, and Beyond," 28 September 2011.

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Andrew Cole, Princeton University

"The Untimely Dialectic: Nietzsche, Plotinus, Hegel," Monday, 9 April 2012.

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AY 2010-11

Daniel Donoghue, John P. Marquand Professor of English, Harvard University

"Reading Old English Poems with Anglo-Saxon Eyes," 15 February 2011.

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Adnan Husain, Associate Professor of History and Queen's National Scholar, Queen’s University

“Polemical Translations: The Islamicate Mediterranean in the Geo-Political Theology of Peter the Venerable,” 28 February 2011.

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Jan Ziolkowski, Director, Dumbarton Oaks, and Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin, Harvard University

"West Meets East:  Medievals Latinizing in Asia," 14 March 2011.

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