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Tag Archives: medieval literature
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
I’m Giving a Plenary!
Hi, everyone, I have exciting news (well, it’s exciting to me): I’ll be giving the plenary talk at this year’s Medieval Association of the Midwest conference in October! My talk will be on cannibals and gender in medieval literature, and … Continue reading
Two CFPs for Kalamazoo 2020
Hello, all! Taking a brief hiatus from writing, writing, writing (on which, more later) to share these calls for papers for two sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (“Kalamazoo”) which will be of interest to those working in … Continue reading
Posted in Academia, Conferences and Professional Development Opportunities Tagged Academic Conferences, call for Papers, CFP, CFP Arthurian Studies, CFP Outlaw Studies, History of Medicine, ICMS 2020, King Arthur, medieval culture, medieval literature, Outlaw Epistemologies, Robin Hood Leave a comment
A Little Glimpse Into What I’ve Been Working On….
So, in addition to teaching an online course and sleeping in (!!) this summer, I’ve been hard at work revising portions of my first monograph. It’s not perfect, but it’s definitely closer to what I was hoping it would develop into. Close … Continue reading