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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): 136–150.
Published: 01 October 2020
...J. V. Miranda Abstract Recently scholars have called for an Indigenous turn in medieval studies that challenges the historical assumptions of the field by actively engaging in a decolonial and anticolonial praxis. This essay argues that this turn must confront the problem of reciprocity that arises...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 50–63.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Helen Young Abstract This article considers how medievalism, particularly in its academic form of medieval studies, might contribute to decolonization through exploration of how the Western “cultural archive” (Smith, Decolonizing Methodologies ) draws on the teleological temporality embedded...
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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): 64–82.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Afrodesia McCannon Abstract For many European nations, the Middle Ages became the site of their national origins. However, in scholarship of the same era, the period has been subject to infantilizing defamation and dismissal, even by those who claimed to be medievalists. Studies of medieval art...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 83–100.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Erin E. Sweany Abstract While many areas of scholarship are already well into critical examinations of their global turns, one area that is not is the study of early medieval medicine. The number of global comparative approaches for this corpus are few and limited in scope, but this is an ideal...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 101–120.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., facilitated by the very stone that had seemed to entrap her. Drawing on critical Indigenous studies, legal studies, and ecomaterialism, this essay concludes that both King Horn and “Yonec” offer a medieval British imaginary of lithic relational sovereignty that runs counter to teleological, naturalizing...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 October 2020
... world. It needs a radical compassion that reaches out, that seeks collaboration, and that is open to possibilities that can only be imagined as other things fall into place. —Linda Tuhiwai Smith (Ngati Awa and Ngati Porou) Medieval studies is experiencing an Indigenous “turn.” 1 Like other...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 161–162.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Copyright © 2015 Regents of the University of Colorado 2015 C o ntributors C ristina M aria C ervone teaches English literature and medieval studies at the University o f Memphis. Among her interests are Chaucer, alliterative poetry, fourteenth-century England, poetic form and poetics...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the Protestant reformation, and the kinds o f com m unities formed by Protestantism.The field of medieval studies, too, has been invigorated by considera­ tions of the period's debates about orthodoxy versus heterodoxy and the influence these debates had upon vernacular literary developments. Unlike later fields...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 21–34.
Published: 01 October 2020
... paradox that, I believe, is essential to the project of decolonizing medieval studies in particular and the larger institution of academe in general. There is nothing strange, odd, or crazy about approaching the study of medieval literature, culture, or history from an Indigenous perspective...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (4): 71–74.
Published: 01 June 2004
... at a sym­ posium on Irish and Anglo-Saxon literary culture in honor of J.E. Cross held in conjunction with the 30th International Con­ gress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo in 1996. The title of the collection is derived both from a Latinization of Cross s nam e and from the em phasis Dr. Cross always...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Maricel . “ The Image of Death and Political Ideology in the Cantigas de Santa Maria .” In Studies on the Cantigas de Santa Maria , edited by Katz Israel J. , Armistead Samuel G. , Snow Joseph T. , and Keller John E. , 403 – 59 . Madison, WI : Hispanic Seminary of Medieval...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 205–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
... departments in which the M iddle Ages were taught. A t best, courses like Europe and its Others continued to be offered, and a new enthusiasm for teaching the crusades was found. In spring 2004, however, as the new director o f Medieval Studies at the University ofTexas, I was able to experiment w ith...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Poverty: Literature, Culture, and Ideology in Late Medieval England, is forthcoming w ith the University of Notre Dame Press. Lennard J . D a v is is a professor of English, disability studies, and medical education at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he directs Project Biocultures. He...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 263–267.
Published: 01 April 2018
... discussion list is an example of platforms that globalize the study of history. 2 Outlets like the Journal of Transcultural Medieval Studies and the newly founded University of California project “The Middle Ages in the Wider World” aim to push medieval studies beyond western Europe. 3 Monographs...
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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 (2001) 38 (4): 9–16.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Significance of H ygelac s Raid, Nottingham Medieval Studies 14 (1970): 3-26, should be rejected. S torm s thesis, th a t Hygelac acted in th e pay o f the O strogoths as a sort o f m edieval covert CIA operation, is, at best, ingenious. 16 English Language Notes 5 See G regory of Tours, Historia Fmncorum 2...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 12–33.
Published: 01 September 2005
... icon in the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, because that most medieval of W hittington s Septem ber 2005 15 mercantile virtues in the rags-to-riches story, charity, is entirely left out the Libelle ofEnglyshe Polycye. Turning to that little-studied text, I should first briefly recap its point...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... As the essays collected here dem onstrate, m edievalists have much to add to the study of m ateriality and its m ethods. Perhaps m ost im portantly the medieval allow s fo r the longue durée fram ing of many of the m ost salient questions about the vibrancy of things. A l­ though objects rarely speak and act...