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William Tanner Smoot

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Research Interests:
Early and High Medieval England, Monasticism, Religious History and Culture, Historical Memory.

MA, Marshall University, 2017
BBA, Marshall University, 2013

“Sacred Memory and the Formation of Monastic Identity and Friendship in Eadmer of Canterbury’s Vita S. Oswaldi,” Revue Bénédictine, vol. 130, issue 2 (2020). (Forthcoming)
“Fortress of the Free Mind: The Contemplative Nature of Personal Liberty in Early Anglo-Saxon Monasticism,” Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies, vol. 14.1 (2017): 36-65.

“The Confines of the Flesh: The Spiritual Foundation of Personal Liberty in Early Anglo-Saxon Monasticism,” Fifty-Sixth Annual Midwest Medieval History Conference, Kalamazoo, MI, 29-30 September 2017.
“Transcending Fate: The Literary Contexts of St. Guthlac of Crowland,” Medieval – Renaissance Conference XXXI, Wise, VA, 21-23 September 2017.
“In the Company of Angels: Perceptions of Personal Authority and Sovereignty in Early Anglo-Saxon Hagiography,” Fourteenth Annual Queen City Colloquium, Cincinnati, OH, 7 April 2017.