What’s New

Othea, Goddess of Prudence – a discussion of Christine de Pizan’s Epistre Othea and Stephen Scrope’s Letter of Othea at Medievalists@Penn, an interdisciplinary reading group (November 13, 2017)

Why Women Read: The Case of Jacquetta of Luxembourg (c.1415-1472) – a presentation at the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Research Colloquium (October 16, 2017)

Writing in the Margins – an informal presentation on Cambridge St. John’s College MS. H. 5 at the Penn Paleography Group (September 14, 2017)

Women Readers of John Gower’s Confessio Amantis – a presentation given at the International Congress of the John Gower Society and the Early Book Society (July 10, 2017)

Langland’s Women – a paper panel organized at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, sponsored by the Gender and Medieval Studies Group and the International Piers Plowman Society (May 13, 2017)

Maternity and Paternity: Theories of Authorship – a paper panel organized at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, sponsored by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship (May 13, 2017)

Jacquetta of Luxembourg – A Female Reader of Christine de Pizan in England – a blog post written for Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon (February 27, 2017)