Middle English and Anglo-Latin literature, public poetry, documentary culture, urban and commercial history, medieval historiography
collective memory, historiography, national identity in Israeli, Palestinian, and Spanish Peninsular Lit. Jewish Studies, Sephardic Studies.
Old English/Anglo-Saxon Old Norse-Icelandic Old French Old Saxon Germanic Philology Historiography Linguistics Philology
Global Studies; Early Modern Literature and Culture; Sovereignty and theories of government; Women and Gender Studies; History and Historiography
Historiography of Linguistics
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“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.
I’m a historian with a deep interest in digital humanities, history of historiography and historical theory.
Anglo-Saxon studies, Old English, Old Norse, historical geography, maps, landscape, historiography, environmental humanities, digital humanities
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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
Renaissance / early modern English literature & culture; modern and postmodern American poetry; poetics and historiography; literary & cultural theory; digital humanities.