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Cover Reveal! Ethics in the Arthurian Legend
Absolutely thrilled with this stunning final cover design for our forthcoming volume on Ethics in the Arthurian Legend. Continue reading
“When the Elves Are Gone” part two now up at World of Myth! And other writing updates
Hello! Last month, I shared the publication journey of my short story, “When the Elves Are Gone” along with the link to the first part, published in the August issue of World of Myth magazine. I’m happy to report that … Continue reading
Writing Through Lacunae: Generative Erasures, Medieval Multiverses
By actively turning attention to the erasures and lacunae left on, in, and by my subjects of study … allowing myself along the way to think and write deeply into them… I am continuously learning, re-learning, and helping my students and readers to learn, how to engage with my work.
Posted in Academia, Arthurian Things, Conferences and Professional Development Opportunities, Research and Scholarship, Teaching, writing Tagged adaptation, Arthurian Legend, Arthurian Things, Arthuriana, Arthurtime, Beowulf, creative writing, fantasy, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae, identity scholarship, King Arthur, literary reception, medieval literature, Medieval Studies, medievalism, poet, poetry, Representation in literature, representation in teaching, scholarship, teaching, Teaching medieval literature, translation, writer, writing Leave a comment
essay, memoir, poetry, flash: un peu de tout from me to you
I’m never going to be “Melissa, who writes X.” I’m always going to be “Melissa, who writes across the alphabet unapologetically and with great zest and vim and verve and joy.” Continue reading
Posted in fiction, poetry, Research and Scholarship, writing Tagged amwriting, fiction, flash fiction, medieval literature, medieval women, medieval women's studies, memoir, poetry, scholarship, Speculative poetry, women in medieval literature, women's friendship in medieval literature, women's studies, writing Leave a comment
Teaching essay: “The Chaucerian Miscellany” now available at Once and Future Classroom
I’m thrilled to share that the pedagogy article describing my Chaucerian Miscellany assignment that won the 2020 Teaching Association for Medieval Studies award is now published in Once and Future Classroom 17.1 (Spring 2021)! This assignment was designed to help … Continue reading
Thinking, Scribbling, Sharing
Hello, All! I hope your corner of the world is pleasant and that you are safe, happy, and engaged in some activity that brings you joy. I have been busily thinking, scribbling, and submitting things for publication. Some of the … Continue reading
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A Long Overdue Update ….
Hello, Blogosphere! I’d apologize for not writing more and swear I’ll do better going forward, but I think we all know that’s just telling lies to make myself feel better so I shan’t bother with those niceties, but rather, dive … Continue reading
What I’ve Been Reading: April
April is the cruelest month. Much grading means that I have done the bare minimum of reading and research. Here is the little stack I managed to get through (the small grey paperback under Bone Black is Donovan Kuhio Colleps’ … Continue reading
Shameless Plug ….
I got a shout-out from MLA on Twitter featuring a piece I wrote on two of my favorite subjects: Beowulf, and feasting-hall violence. It’s available for reading in its conference paper form in the CORE repository and if you’ve got … Continue reading
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Another Call for Papers: IMC Leeds 2019
For folks who would prefer to give a paper on Arthurian animals on the other side of the pond, here’s one more CFP, this time for Leeds IMC 2019! Animals and Materiality in the Arthurian Tradition Proposed session for the … Continue reading
Posted in Academia, Conferences and Professional Development Opportunities, Research and Scholarship Tagged Arthurian animals, Arthurian studies, CFP, CFP animal studies, CFP Arthurian, CFP IMC 2019, CFP Leeds IMC, CFP materiality, CFP medieval, Leeds IMC, medieval conference, Medieval Studies Leave a comment