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Teaching: Managing End-Of-Term Stress

Here we are, most of us, at the end of the spring term. For those of us who are teaching as well as finishing up our own reponsibilities as students, things probably seem pretty dicey right about now–papers to write; … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, April 11-17, 2016

Research Read two chapters of the next book I’m reviewing. Scanned and made PDFs of chapters from Andrew Cowell’s The Medieval Warrior Aristocracy which I used in my dissertation. Scanned and made PDFs of chapters from Emotions in Medieval Arthurian … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, April 4-10, 2016

April is a month in which scholars teaching at colleges and universities are really just putting one foot in front of the other, head down, struggling to pass through the gale-force winds more or less mentally and emotionally intact. It … Continue reading

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The Week In Review: February 1-7, 2016

I skipped the Weeks in Review posts for the last two weeks in January because first, I was slammed finishing up my dissertation and second, we were all slammed here in North Carolina with a major winter storm that resulted … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, January 11-17, 2016

The Spring academic term has begun, and so returns The Week In Review feature of this blog. If I do what I am supposed to do the way I am supposed to do it, this will be the last term … Continue reading

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The Week in Review, November 9-15, 2015

Research Thomas Ohlgren and Lister Matheson, Early Rymes of Robyn Hood (ACMRS 2013) Thomas Ohlgren and Stephen Knight, Robin Hood and Other Outlaw Tales (TEAMS 2000) Rosemary Horrox and W. Mark Ormrod, A Social History of England, 1200-1500 (Cambridge 2006) … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, October 26-November 1, 2015

Research “Clari’s Saga,” in Riddarasögur volume 5, ed. Bjarni Vilhjalmsson , checked against Dennis Kearney’s 1990 unpublished edition and translation. Sarah Kay, “Original Skin: Flaying, Reading and Thinking in the Legend of St. Bartholomew and Other Works,”  Journal of Medieval … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, March 9-15 2015 (Or, “You Call That a Spring Break?!”)

So, this week was our university’s spring break, which in teaching assistant terms when you are the instructor-of-record for your courses means, “the seven days you’ve got to catch up on all of the things you haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, March 2-8, 2015

Research For the Dissertation: The Welsh Law of Women, Studies Presented to Professor Daniel A. Binchy, ed. Dafydd Jenkins and Morfydd E. Owen Ireland and Wales in the Middle Ages, eds. Karen Jankulak and Jonathan M. Wooding Beowulf, Liuzza second … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, February 23-March 1, 2015

Research For the Dissertation: Timothy J. Tomasik and Juliann M. Vitullo, eds., At the Table: Metaphorical and Material Cultures of Food in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Brepols, 2007) Robin Chapman Stacy, “Law and Lawbooks in Mediaeval Wales” in History … Continue reading

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