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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 167–179.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Tarren Andrews; Wallace Cleaves Abstract In this interview Bitterroot Salish medievalist Tarren Andrews and Tongva medievalist Wallace Cleaves discuss the past, present, and future of medieval studies. Their conversation focuses on what it means and has meant to be a Native American scholar...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 October 2020
... it today? Thinking through these and other questions related to the Indigenous turn in medieval studies opens up the possibility of deep relationality between the two disciplines, enabling Indigenous studies scholars to ask, What kind of future is gained when the medieval past is Indigenized, seen...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 21–34.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and its influences from a vast variety of perspectives if we are to do its varied richness justice. Even more profoundly unsound is the notion that modern European or North American settler perspectives are meaningfully more connected to a medieval past than less privileged perspectives. Certainly, our...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Stephen Yeager Abstract This essay describes a plan for Indigenizing medieval studies that has two elements. The first is an area of research inquiry, “The Global Far North, 500–1500 CE,” which moves past the written records of the Vinland sagas to privilege alternative forms of evidence about...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 50–63.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Lynette . Appropriated Pasts: Indigenous Peoples and the Colonial Culture of Archaeology . Oxford : AltaMira , 2005 . Mead Jenna . “ Medievalism on Country .” In The Global South and Literature , edited by West-Pavlov Russell , 264 – 306 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 51–54.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of empiricism, progress, and even scientific “revolution.” Columbus’s first transatlantic journey is hereby seen as the watershed event that propelled Western culture on its distinctly modern path, a path that not only broke with its own medieval past but also set it apart from other non-Western cultures...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 64–82.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... The large and growing body of scholarly work and conference panels that explore the uses of the Middle Ages testifies to the importance of the dynamic between the past and present in medieval studies. The representation of the Middle Ages in the nineteenth century is notable, both in Europe...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 136–150.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of reciprocity calls on scholars to question the desire to locate analytic links that would reconcile these distinct fields of study while holding open the possibility that a medieval past informed by Indigenous studies will shed light on the logics that impose, reveal, and disrupt modern forms of sovereignty...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 101–120.
Published: 01 October 2020
... . Miyashiro Adam . “ Our Deeper Past: Race, Settler Colonialism, and Medieval Heritage Politics .” In “Critical Race and the Middle Ages,” edited by Kim Dorothy . Special issue, Literature Compass 16 , nos. 9–10 ( 2019 ). doi.org/10.1111/lic3.12548 . Nakley Susan . Living...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 85–97.
Published: 01 September 2010
... middles," understanding medieval neighborliness m ight help scholars resist envisioning the past as either an origin or a foil fo r our own mom ent. Instead, we can construct a relationship to the past that refuses either complete assim ilation or differentia­ tion. If the Middle Ages is a neighbor...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 83–100.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Project. This brief overview of the young field of global medieval studies demonstrates that while the concept of the global can be a productive way of studying the past in terms of the cultural inclusivity that it is able to invite, it must still be applied in a way that enhances, rather than...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., an activity that increases as we move from the medieval to the early mod­ ern period. Finally, James Simpson, shifting our attention to a more general question raised by Watson in a different essay, "Desire fo r the Past," (Studies in the Age o f Chaucer 21 [1999]) asks us to consider what it means...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 95–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... "evencristen" to practice her teachings w ithin their ow n com munities. Reflecting on an under­ standing o f theology in Julian's sense, as som ething that m ust be performed, I would like to consider how medieval drama both resists and complicates many of Watson's central claims regarding the demise o f...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 35–49.
Published: 01 October 2020
... . The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, and Colonization . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2010 . Miyashiro Adam . “ Our Deeper Past: Race, Settler Colonialism, and Medieval Heritage Politics .” In “Critical Race and the Middle Ages,” edited by Kim Dorothy...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 127–137.
Published: 01 March 2006
... elements of remythologicization, with "m yth " itself one of the crucial term s newly under investigation. In his reflections on my experiment in deriving a mode o f historiography from medieval mysticism (in "Desire for the Past James Simpson worries the myth of empathetic union between present and past...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 205–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
... populations could be delivered through strategic essentialisms, in a quasi-medieval racialization o f religion.1 Even as the West seemed shadowed by premodern time, humanities departments teaching the M iddle Ages continued to be frozen along disciplinary, national literature, and area stud­ ies lines...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Neurons, M irror Neurons, Simulacra, and Imagining the Past," Studies in Medievalism 24 (2015): 155-75. 14 The intersection o f words and things has long occupied theorists of materiality, who have ap­ proached objects and their representation as phenomenological and ontological questions, beginning...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... movement of empathetic criticism to which all Watson's w ritin g con­ tributes one w ay or another, and which finds fullest, most explicit expression in his courageous essay "Desire for the Past," which is the strongest defense we have so far of the "R eligiousTurn" in medieval literary studies.7Watson...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 89–101.
Published: 01 September 2015
...' chronicles comprise the most im portant medieval written contributions to theW andering Jew tradition. W andering Jew scholarship tends to read the St. Albans' accounts in a cursory way, an un ­ derstandable approach given the huge volum e ofW andering Jew literature.4 I want to exam ­ ine the St. Albans...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Copyright © 2009 Regents of the University of Colorado 2009 C o ntributo rs K ate Crassons received her PhD from Duke University, and she is currently an assistant pro­ fessor of English at Lehigh University. She specializes in late medieval literature and culture. Her book, The Claims o f...