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Leslie Carpenter

Leslie Carpenter
Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate, English 

Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
545 Dealy
W 10-11 a.m., F 1-2 p.m.

leslie Carpenter

Fordham University, New York, NY, M.A.
Maryville University, St. Louis, MO, B.A.

research Interest
My general areas of interest are Medieval Literature, Old English and Early Middle English Language, Old English Prosody, and Manuscript Studies. Specifically, I study matters of scribal reception during the transitional stages of 11th- and 12th-century English language and prosody..

Presentations at professional national or international conferences

May 10-13, 2012: International Congress on Medieval Studies 47th Conference, University of Western Michigan, MI., “The Fearsome Unicorn: Images of Death in BL, Additional MS 37049.”  Feb. 24-25, 2012: Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium Conference, University of California, Berkeley, “A New English Verse Form: Poems of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.”  May 12-15, 2011: International Congress on Medieval Studies 46th Conference, University of Western Michigan, MI., “Wulfstan’s Homiletic Style and the Anglo-Saxon Audience.”  Feb. 25-26, 2011: Mid-American Medieval Association (MAMA) XXXV Conference, University of Missouri – Kansas City, MO., “Fragments and Pastedowns: A Study of Pierpont Morgan Library MS G.63.”

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