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Recent Masters' Theses in Medieval Studies

"This was found in an olde written booke:" An Edition of Fols. 1-32 of Columbia University Library Plimpton MS 259, A Late Medieval Miscellany
By Louisa Foroughi (2013)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: J. Patrick Hornbeck

Neumes of Genres and the Genres of Singers: The Earliest Irish Notation from the Drummond Missal
By Brian Glasenapp (2013)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Thomas O'Donnell

Canonical Thought in Teutonic Order Literature: Just Warfare and the Chronicle of Prussia
By Jeffrey Sullebarger (2013)
Mentor: Wolfgang Mueller
Reader: Richard Gyug

Guido de Monte Rocherii's 'Manipulus Curatorum': the Dissemination of a Manual for Parish Priests in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries
By Alisa Beer (2013)
Mentor: Wolfgang Mueller
Reader: J. Patrick Hornbeck

Tracing Heretics: Procedure and Function in the 1273-1282 Toulouse Depositions
By Brittany Poe (2013)
Mentor: Wolfgang Mueller
Reader: Richard Gyug

Muslim Antagonism Against the Jews of Eleventh-Century Granada: A Reassessment
By James Henkel (2013)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Kathryn Kueny

An Italian Renaissance in Tours: Federico d'Aragona and the Workshop of Giovanni Todeschino, Jean Bourdichon, and the Master of Claude de France
By Kiley Samz (2013)
Mentor: Gregory Waldrop, SJ
Reader: Elizabeth Parker

"On Surryens to taken heigh vengeance": Geography, History, and Fourteenth-Century Crusading Ideals in Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale
By Micheal Laney (2012)
Mentor: Suzanne Yeager
Reader: Nicholas Paul

Pierpont Morgan Library MS B.21: A New Edition of English Metric Herbal Verse 2627 Of herbs twenty-three
By Jamie Sanford (2012)
Mentor: Erick Kelemen
Reader: Susanne Hafner

Marvelous Machines inCourt: Conceiving Automata and Constructing Identity in the Courts of the Burgundian Dukes
By Scott Miller (2012)
Mentor: Nina Rowe
Reader: Nicholas Paul

"To carry forth such a carl at close him in silver:" Monstrous Saints and Heroes in the Alliterative Morte Arthure
By Uta Ayala (2012)
Mentor: Mary Erler
Reader: Suzanne Yeager

A Troubadour As Historian: Philip of Novara and the Reframing of the Pullani in the Thriteenth Century Romance World
By Christopher Rose (2012)
Mentor: Nicholas Paul
Reader: Thomas O'Donnell

"Contre Nature": The Rhetorical Uses of Queerness in the Works of Christine de Pizan
By Allen Strouse (2012)
Mentor: Susan Dudash
Reader: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne

Producing and Perceiving Piety: The Senses and Performance in Clemence of Barking's The Life of Saint Catherine and Related Texts
By Sarah Townsend (2012)
Mentor: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Reader: Thomas O'Donnell

"To do the to be wyten as well in Englande": Robert Wyer and the Anglicization of Christine de Pizan's Epistle of Othea
By Caitlin Barr (2012)
Mentor: Erick Kelemen
Reader: Susan Dudash

"Sey this": Unpublished Latin Charms in Plimpton Add. MS 02
By Marjorie Harrington (2011)
Mentor: Susanne Hafner
Reader: Patrick Hornbeck

Lay and Ecclesiastical Powers and the Literature of the Court of Matilda, Countess of Tuscany: John of Mantua's Commentary on the Song of Songs
By William Little (2011)
Mentor: Nicholas Paul
Reader: Richard Gyug

The Economy of Devotion: The Parish of Tilney, All Saints, Norfolk
By Alexandra Christine Plante (2011)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Mary Erler

Epistolae duorum amantium: A Reconsideration of the Purpose of Writing
By Hannah Behrens (2011)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Wolfgang Mueller

Paul Albar’s Apocalyptic Theology in the Indiculus Luminosus
By Margaret Gurewitz (2010)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: George Demacopoulos

Ambiguous Locations: Displacement, Multilocationality and Eschatology in Victricius’ De laude sanctorum
By Nicholas Laccetti (2010)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Franklin Harkins

In Chase of Virtue: Morgan Library M.1044 and the Redemption of Aristocratic Hunting
By Kathryn Treadway (2010)
Mentor: Susanne Hafner
Reader: Nina Rowe

Dispute Processing in Béroul's Tristran and Yseut
By Paul Poppleton (2010)
Mentor: Wolfgang Mueller
Reader: Richard Gyug

Further Thoughts on a Roll Manuscript of the Fifteen Oes of St. Bridget: A Critical Treatment of Plimpton Addition MS 04
By Peter Matthew-Sorensen Slonina, I (2009)
Mentor: Susanne Hafner
Reader: Richard Gyug

London Arms and Armor-Makers in the Fourteenth Century: A Portrait of a Medieval Industrial Sector
By Richard P. Hresko (2009)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Nicholas Paul

Corruption as a Social, Political, and Religious Concept in the Later Roman Legal Codes
By Kevin Mallon (2009)
Mentor: Nicholas Paul
Reader: Richard Gyug

This Hero Has Been Edited for Content: Alterations to the Agency of the Anglo-Saxon Judas
By Adele Metrakos-Ramadanis (2009)
Mentor: Martin Chase, S.J.
Reader: Suzanne Yeager

The Importation of Books into London, 1450-1540
By Yvonne Rode (2009)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Mary C. Erler

Wealth and Status in Pre-Plague London: A Prosopography of the 1319 Lay Subsidy Taxpayers
By Anna M. Moscatiello (2009)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Nicholas Paul

Perspectives on Revenancy in the Twelfth Century: Tales of the Living Dead in William of Newburgh's Historia Rerum Anglicarium and Walter Map's De Nugis Curialium
By Christine James (2008)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Nicholas Paul

The Virtue of Good Taste: A Translation of Antonio Roselli's De Ornatu Mulierum with Historical and Historiographical Commentary
By M. Christina Bruno (2008)
Mentor: Wolfgang Mueller
Reader: Richard Gyug

Christian Chic and Roman Refinement: The Fourth Century Romano-British Villa Mosaics at Hinton St. Mary
By Lauren Teresa (2008)
Mentor: Kim Bowes
Reader: Maryanne Kowaleski

"Because it contains nothing but the truth": Issues of Truth and Authenticity in The Travels of Marco Polo and The Travels of John Mandeville
By Rachel Liptak (2007)
Mentor: Suzanne Yeager
Reader: Richard Gyug

A Call for Paving: Pavage Grants and the Development of Street Paving in Medieval England
By Edward Harvey (2007)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Richard Gyug

The Good, the Bad and the Oral: A Re-reading of the Glosses of Caedmon's Hymn
By James Manning (2007)
Mentor: Martin Chase, S.J.
Reader: Mary Ramsey

Entering a Community of Consumption: Christian Identity and the Perception of “Jewishness” in the Cloisters Crucifixion Group Altarpiece
By Sarah Celentano (2007)
Mentor: Nina Rowe
Reader: Richard Gyug

An Apology for the Plimpton MS 284, Fragments of the Roman de la Rose
By Julie Fifelski (2007)
Mentor: Nina Rowe
Reader: Richard Gyug

"That They May Return to Their Former Works.”  Reform of the Catholic Church Through the Renewal of Traditional Catholic Practices According to Blessed Pierre Favre, S.J. (1506-1546)
By J. Patrick Hough, S.J. (2006)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Mark Lewis, S.J.

Bishops Kings and Kin: Canon Law in Gregory of Tours’ History
By Jessie Spressart (2006)
Mentor: Wolfgang Mueller
Reader: Richard Gyug

Aquinas and Bonaventure: Two Medieval Theories of Divine Simplicity
By John Peter Spear (2006)
Mentor: Christopher Cullen, S.J.
Reader: Joseph Koterski, S.J.

The Unity of Augustine’s Search for True Happiness in The Confessions
By Kevin Lynam (2006)
Mentor: Christopher Cullen, S.J.
Reader: Joseph Koterski, S.J.

Bastards or Princes?  Hidden Illegitimacy in the Portraits of Anthony of Burgundy and Francisco d’Este
By Carolyn Salter (2006)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Libby Parker

The Reputation of Joanna I of Naples
By Ann Aisha Qureshi (2006)
Mentor: Daniel Smail
Reader: Richard Gyug

The Tangibility of Talk: Witness Testimony in the Canonization Proceeding of Peter of Luxembourg
By Kristin Uscinski (2006)
Mentor: Daniel Smail
Reader: Richard Gyug

Bringing Home the Passion of Christ: Eleventh-Century French Copies of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
By Kristin Canzano (2005)
Mentor: Kim Bowes
Reader: Nina Rowe

The Early Christian Sarcophagus: Christian Storytelling on a Pagan Stage
By Heather Burns (2005)
Mentor: Kim Bowes
Reader: Nina Rowe

Reading a Saint: The Case of St. Juliana of the Katherine Group
By Dawn Ritchotte (2005)
Mentor: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Reader: Katherine Little

The Word Incarnate and the Textual Authority of Women
By Morgan Franck (2005)
Mentor: Mary Erler
Reader: Marilyn Oliva

The Late Medieval German Pieta in Context
By Mary Halbach (2004)
Mentor: Elizabeth Parker
Reader: Nina Rowe

Sudden and Un-Glorified: Late Medieval Manuscript Evidence of the Obsession with Death
By Jordan Rosana (2004)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Wolfgang Mueller

Prelate, Lady, Jew: Two Letters Connecting Three Groups in Thirteenth-Century England
By Andrea Allison Lankin (2003)
Mentor: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Reader: Joseph Pearson

John of Gaunt's Urban Affinity in Fourteenth-Century Norfolk
By Louisa P. Wilson
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Marilyn Oliva

History and Romance in Paris, Biblioteque Nationale, f. fr. 1450
By Denise Lynn Griggs
Mentor: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Reader: Thelma Fenster

Sex, Status, and Society: Gendered Morality in the Fifteenth-Century Diocese of Salisbury
By Katharine Brown (2003)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Marilyn Oliva

The Crib of Their Lord: Beguines, Mendicants, and Devotion in Fifteenth-Century Flanders
By Maureen E. Horgan (2002)
Mentor: Elizabeth Parker
Reader: Martin Chase, S.J.

Peace, War, and Murder: Pre- to Post-Conquest Literary Women and Violence
By Kimberly Benard (2002)
Mentor: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Reader: Martin Chase, S.J.

The Influence of and Legacy of the Spiritual Martyrdom of St. Columba of Iona
By Jennifer Scully (2002)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Joseph Lienhard, S.J.

Foundress, Lover and Widow: Representations of Dido from Antiquity through the Middle Ages
By Abigail J. Weinberg (2002)
Mentor: Thelma Fenster
Reader: John R. Clark

Saints and the Social Order: An Examination of Alexander Barclay's 'Life of St. George'
By Melissa Gallup (2001)
Mentor: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Reader: Mary Erler

Emendations and Analyses of Oresme, Thabit, and Sacrobosco in Beinecke MS. 335
By Kristina Bohl (2001)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: Dominic Balestra

Pierpont Morgan Library MS M4 and Magdalene College, Cambridge MS Pepys 2011: The Scribe in Fifteenth-Century Vernacular Manuscript Production
By Joanne Filippone (2001)
Mentor: Mary Erler
Reader: Elizabeth Parker

Reflections of Architecture and Religion in the Late Fourteenth Century Poem Patience
By Theresa O. Fleming (2001)
Mentor: Mary Erler
Reader: Maryanne Kowaleski

Love Bound by Doctrine: Andreas Capellanus and the Codification of Romance
By Annika Farber (2001)
Mentor: John Clark
Reader: Thelma Fenster

Reflections of Cultural Attitudes in Didactic Techniques: The Stratification of Glosses in Beinecke MS. 332
By Janine Larmon Peterson (2001)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: M. Michele Mulchahy

Heaven, Earth, and the Terra Sancti Benedicti: Miracles in the Dialogi de Miraculis Sancti Benedicti by Desiderius of Montecassino
By Julian Hendrix (2001)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Wolfgang Mueller

Labourers Asserting Themselves: Labour Mobility in Post-Black Death Lincolnshire
By Daniel Bornstein (2000)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Daniel Smail

Conversio Militum: Knightly Piety in the Life and Letters of St. Bernard
By Jason Teves (2000)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Anne Mannion

Pierpont Morgan Library MS. 487: A Multi-Generational Family Book of Hours
By Christine Clark (2000)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: Elizabeth Clarke

A Liturgical Crib and Women's Spirituality in Fifteenth-Century Louvain
By Kimberly Samuels (2000)
Mentor: Elizabeth Parker
Reader: Maryanne Kowaleski

Jousts of War: Chivalric Ritual on the Battlefield
By Rebecca Slitt (2000)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Dan Smail

Language Studies in the Curricular Reform of Roger Bacon
By George Pehrson (1999)
Mentor: Louis Pascoe, S.J.
Reader: Richard Gyug

Wonders of the East: A Translation of Cotton Vitellius A.xv Text with Commentary
By Damian Fleming (1999)
Mentor: John Kezel
Reader: Martin Chase, S.J.

Tradition and Innovation: Language and Procedure in the Disputing Activity of Bernard of Clairvaux
By Michael Morbach (1999)
Mentor: Daniel Smail
Reader: John Clark

The Audiences of Middle English Romances
By Katrin Sjursen (1999)
Mentor: Richard Horvath
Reader: Thelma Fenster

Context and Anthology: The MS Banco Rari 217 and Thirteenth-Century Italian Lyric
By Rob Vosburgh (1999)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: Attilo Motta

New York Public Library De Ricci ms. 60: The Production, Provenance and Use of a Late Medieval Book of Hours
By Heather A. Wightman (1999)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: Elizabeth Clarke

The Tomb of Ansurez: Its Cluniac Iconography Reconsidered
By Michael S. Carlin (1998)
Mentor: Joel Herschman
Reader: Elizabeth Parker

Ramwold's Reform: The Customary of St. Emmeram and the Gorze Movement
By Steven A. Schoenig (1998)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Louis B. Pascoe

Morgan M. 538 and the Use of the Vernacular in a 16th-Century Book of Hours
By Katherine Yeska (1998)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: John Clark

A Gendered Reading of the Medieval Romance: The Masculine Identity in Chretien, Malory, and Gawaine
By Ilan Mitchell-Smith (1998)
Mentor: Richard Horvath
Reader: Jennifer Goodman

Punctuation Systems in the Codex Egberti
By Andrew Barron Holmgren (1997)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: John Clark

Chaos and Order in Landulph Senior's Historiae Mediolanensis
By Suzanne Gillespie (1997)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: Daniel Smail

The Manuscript Culture of Bodley 130
By Sarah Hull (1997)
Mentor: H. Wayne Storey
Reader: John Clark

Categories of Description in the Liber Sancti Jacobi
By Suzanne J. Clune (1997)
Mentor: Daniel Smail
Reader: H. Wayne Storey

The St. Martial Trope Repertory: Sources in Historical Context
By Laura Morreale (1996)
Mentor: Richard Gyug
Reader: H. Wayne Storey

The Tin Industry of Early Fourteenth-Century Cornwall: Miners, Merchants, and Entrepreneurs
By Brian Klinzing (1996)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: Danial Smail

The Dyestuffs Trade of Fifteenth-Century Southampton
By Claire E. Suplee (1995)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Reader: John Clark

Stavelot Triptych: A Medieval Art Object in its Liturgical and Spiritual Contexts
By Lawrence P. Milliken (1995)
Mentor: Elizabeth Clarke
Reader: Ewert Cousins

Margery Kempe's Familial Suffering: Earthly and Spiritual
By Claudine Gandolfi (1995)
Mentor: Mary C. Erler
Reader: John Clark

Empress Matilda: A Case Study in Female Rulership in the Twelfth Century
By Laura L. Gathagan (1994)
Mentor: Vincent J. Gorman
Reader: H. Wayne Storey

Gender, Marriage and Ale Brewing in Small Town and Village Communities in the East Midlands 1287-1312
By Kevin Larkin (1994)
Mentor: Maryanne Kowaleski

The Ethic of Intention of Abelard's Ethica and Its Influence on Concepts of Pure Love in his Romance with Heloise
By Dave Burokas (1994)
Mentor: Deal Hudson

St. Augustine and the Angels
By Louis DiGiorno (1994)
Mentor: Deal Hudon

O Flore Aulorita: A Study of the Narrative Sequence of the Last Days of the Virgin in Duccio's Maesta
By Pamela Shoemaker (1993)
Mentor: Joel Herschman
Reader: Ewert Cousins

Grosseteste and the Grisaille of Lincoln Cathedral
By Holly Hager-Gilbert (1993)
Mentor: Ewert Cousins

Following in the Footsteps of Christ: Humility and Grace in Dante and Giotto
By Susan Harper (1993)
Mentor: Ewert Cousins

Western Art and the Icon: Abstraction, Naturalism, and Symbolism
By Malgorzata Urbanek (1992)
Mentor: Ewert Cousins


 


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