Women's Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon

An International Network Funded by the Leverhulme Trust

What the Story of St Clare Doesn’t Tell

Although my degrees have been in Philosophy, Aesthetics and (latterly) in Environmental Science, I have written poetry all my life. I have been fortunate in being published widely, and I give frequent readings all over Britain and abroad. Two of my collections were published by Oversteps Books, and I subsequently took over as Managing Editor […]

Women and the Canon Conference, January 2016

On 21st January, members of the network attended the Women and the Canon Conference, Christ Church, University of Oxford, and took part in a roundtable discussion about the project Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval English Canon. The Women and the Canon Conference was a two-day event, organized by a group of postgraduates and early […]

Touching Jesus: Christ’s Side Wound & Medieval Manuscript Tradition

  In summer 2015, I was a participant in a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar on Manuscript Materiality. As seminar participants, we experienced first-hand the laborious and delicate work required of medieval scribes to produce the written word. While experimenting with techniques for making parchment, scraping quills, preparing ink, crafting paper, and assembling a […]

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