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Reframing Medieval Bodies

Loyola University Chicago will host the 2018 meeting of the Illinois Medieval Association. Our call for papers is out now: REFRAMING MEDIEVAL BODIES 35th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Medieval Association Loyola University Chicago, Watertower Campus, 16-17 Februrary, 2018 a … Continue reading

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Vox clamantis

My article “Gower and the Peasants’ Revolt” has been published in the journal Representations, summer 2015 issue. Here is the abstract and article opening. abstract    The Rising of 1381, or Peasants’ Revolt, was the largest popular insurrection in premodern … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2014: two sessions

I am organizing two sessions on Piers Plowman at the 2014 International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo: “Langland’s Line” and “Piers Plowman and the Rich.” The first session concerns the poem’s meter; the second, the poem’s intersections with social history. … Continue reading

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Medieval Governmentalities

[cfp for a roundtable session I am organizing at the 2014 Congress of the New Chaucer Society, to be held in Reykjavík, Iceland.] Medieval Governmentalities How does an intention to govern become realized within different scales and contexts of community? … Continue reading

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Foucault at Kalamazoo

[What follows is a version of the framing statement I presented at the session “The History of Ethics: Continuations of Foucault’s Final Project,” held on 11 May 2013 at Kalamazoo. Inspiration for this session came from Claire Waters’s paper, “Giving … Continue reading

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The Rhetoric of Advancement

“The Rhetoric of Advancement: Ars dictaminis, Cursus, and Clerical Careerism in Late Medieval England,” New Medieval Literatures 12 (2010): 287-328. I had four objectives in this article. First, regarding ars dictaminis itself (that is, the medieval art or discipline of … Continue reading

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