MemberGrégoire Espesset

…19). “Portents in Early Imperial China: Observational Patterns from the ‘Spring and Autumn’ Weft Profoundly Immersed Herptile (Qiantanba)”. International Journal of Divination and Prognostication, 1 (2): (forthcoming).

2018. “The Invention of Buddho-Taoism: Critical Historiography of a Western Neologism, 1940s–2010s”. Asiatische Studien / Études asiatiques, 72 (4): 1059-1098.

2016. “Sketching out Portents Classification and Logic in the Monographs of Han Official Historiography”. Bochumer Jahrbuch z…

Current research themes: . History and historiography of academic Sinology and Western representations of Chinese culture / Histoire et historiographie de la sinologie académique et des représentations occidentales de la culture chinoise . History, philology and textual criticism of “Weft” (wei 緯) literature / Histoire, philologie et ecdotique des “Livres de trame” . Taoism (also spelt ‘Daoism’) in medieval China: History, historiography, sources / Le taoïsme en Chine médiévale : Histoire, historiographie, sources

MemberEllen MacKay

… (NP) 8/2013
“The Monkey Wrench in The Busie Body” Approaches to Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. Ed. Catherine Burroughs and Bonnie Nelson. Modern Language Association, 2010
 “Against Plausibility” Theatre Historiography: Critical Questions. Ed. Henry Bial and Scott Magelssen. University of Michigan Press, 2010.
 “The Specter of Straight Shakespeare” [reprint]. Canadian Shakespeare Ed. Susan Knutson for the series, “Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English.” E…

Shakespeare, renaissance drama, performance studies, forgery, digital museology, heritage creation, vernacular historiography, vicariousness, immersion, sea spectacles.

MemberPeter Phillip Jones


The Entirety of Our Times: Merovingian Historiography and Historical Consciousness

A consideration of the narrative histories of the Merovingian period in combination with other textual evidence, with the intention to characterize history, its writing, and historical consciousness during this time, asking questions like: What models, both stated and unstated, did Gregory of Tours and other Merovingian historians use, and how? How did various writers, not just of history, use different referencing systems to situate themselves wit…

Research Interests Western Europe Early Middle Ages Historiography Narrative Merovingian kingdoms Gregory of Tours Notions of time and historical consciousness