early modern literature; digital humanities; print and manuscript culture
Middle English Literature; Chaucer; medieval romance; manuscript culture
I study medieval English and Icelandic literature and manuscript culture, in particular annotation practices.
Tudor-Stuart literature, Henrician poetry, Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, manuscript culture
20th Century African-American Women’s liteature
I am currently working as a research assistant at the Cologne based project “Edition of the Frankish Capitularies”. My main research interest is the manuscript culture of the Early Middle Ages and especially the manuscripts of Roman law. Futhermore I am very interested in palaeography, particularly in Tironian notes.
I am an English PhD candidate at TCU. My research interests include the relationships between early American women’s manuscript culture, the archive, and digital archive. I am also interested in the Digital Humanities.
My research and publications focus on 19th-century American literature and culture, especially women’s writing, manuscript culture, American transcendentalism, the history of women’s rights, commonplace books and scrapbooks, and scholarly editing.
I am a social and cultural historian of Ottoman book/manuscript cultures in early modern Anatolia and Balkans (ca. 1400-1700). I am especially interested in narrative-based genres and their audience that written in Ottoman Turkish such as storybooks, hagiographies, romances (mesnevis), histories, parables, and like. In a general sense, I concentrate on the vernacularization of Islamicate cosmopolitan culture and the rise of writing in (Ottoman) Turkish in the Rum context.
African language literature (especially that in Gəˁəz, Amharic, Hausa), Anglophone African literature, early African literature, African film, African women authors, history of the African book, African manuscript cultures, African female saints, and queer African studies; as well as race and gender in eighteenth-century English literature, comparative African and European studies, postcolonial literature, Chicana/o literature, African American literature, comparative hagiographies, gender and sexuality, memoir, indirection and censorship, travel literature, manuscript studies, prison literature, intellectual autobiography, and supernatural monsters.
Bradley J. Irish studies the literature and culture of sixteenth-century England, with a particular focus on the history of emotion. His first book — Emotion in the Tudor Court: Literature, History, and Early Modern Feeling — draws on literary analysis, archival research, and cross-disciplinary scholarship in the sciences and humanities to interrogate the socioliterary operation of emotion in the Tudor courtly sphere. His research interests include: Tudor political and cultural history; emotions in early modern culture; Henrician literature and culture; Renaissance poetry, especially Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney, and Spenser; the Elizabethan courtier poets; Renaissance drama, including Shakespeare; the revenge tragedy tradition; the stoic tradition in Renaissance literature; early modern manuscript culture; paleography and archival research.