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  Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge
Advisor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Dissertation Title: A Re-Interpretation of the Power and Function of Late Medieval Convocation
Email: elkeohane@fordham.edu

Education:
M.A., History, Fordham University, 2006
B.A., History, Boston College, 2002

Research Interests

Elizabeth's research interests are power and religion, which have led her to focus her dissertation on late medieval English church councils known as Convocations.

Awards and Fellowships:
Fall 2012 - Stern Travel Fund, NACBS
Spring 2012 - Research Support Grant, Fordham University
2011/12 - Alumni Dissertation Fellowship, Fordham University
2010/11 - Schallek Fellowship, Medieval Academy of America in collaboration with the Richard III Society-American Branch
2010/11 - Visiting Scholar – Guest, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of Toronto
2009/10 - Dissertation Research Support Grant, Fordham University
Summer 2009 - Graduate School Summer Fellowship, Fordham University
2008/9 - Presidential Scholarship and Teaching Fellowship, Fordham University
Summer 2008 - Mellon Summer Institute in English Paleography, Huntington Library
2007/8 - Presidential Scholarship and Teaching Fellowship, Fordham University
Summer 2007 - Graduate School Summer Fellowship, Fordham University
2006/7 - Presidential Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship, Fordham University
2005/6 - Presidential Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship, Fordham University
2001 - Elected to Boston College Order of the Cross and Crown Honors Society
2001 - Elected to Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society)
1999 - Elected to the Golden Key National Honor Society


Conference Presentations:
October 2013 - “From Avoidance to Bargaining to Consent: the Evolution of Clerical Reaction to Taxation at Convocations between 1280 and 1531” at Georgia Medievalist Group, Albany State University, Albany, GA
April 2013 - “Using The Moonstone to Reveal British Opinions on the Indian Mutiny: What a Novel Thought!” Footnoting History, www.footnotinghistory.com (Presenter/Producer)
February 2013 - “Olaudah Equiano,” Footnoting History, www.footnotinghistory.com (Presenter/Producer)
February 2013 - “Lambert Simnel and Perkin Warbeck: Pretenders to the Throne? Yes, yes, they were,” Footnoting History, www.footnotinghistory.com (Presenter/Producer)
November 2012 - “Ritual and Ceremony in Medieval Convocation” at NACBS, Montreal, CA
April 2012 - “The Relationship between Monarch and Convocation in Late Medieval England: Negotiation, Appeasement, and Control” at Kings and Queens: Power, Patronage, Personalities and Politics in Medieval and Early Modern Europe Conference, Bath Spa University, UK
February 2012 - “The Venn Diagram of Politics and Religion in Late Medieval and Early Modern England: the Authorization of Holy Days by Convocations from the 13th to 16th Centuries” at Georgia Medievalist Group, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
April 2009 - “The Members of the Reformation Convocation: the Clergymen behind the Disputes” at the Rethinking Politics in 16th-Century England Conference, University of Warwick, UK
May 2008 - “Defenders (of the Legislative Branch) of the Faith: the Medieval Clergymen of Convocation” at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI
May 2007 - “A Prosopographical Study of the Representatives at Convocation from the Dioceses of Lincoln, Bath and Wells, and Winchester” at the Medieval England Conference, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
February 2006 - “A Pretender’s Guidebook to the Throne” at the 7th Annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (“True or False?”), UNC-Chapel Hill, NC

Publications:
Autumn 2013 - “The Clergymen of Medieval Convocation: A Prosopographical Study of the Representatives of the Dioceses of Lincoln and Winchester from 1313 to 1536,” forthcoming, Medieval Prosopography 28
 

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