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Douglass Hamilton

Douglass Hamilton

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Research Interests:
Medieval religious and political culture, Old French literature, the crusading period


M.A. in French Language and Literature, University of Toronto (2017)

M.A. in Medieval Studies, University of Toronto (2016)

B.A. in History, Skidmore College (2013)

Publications and Presentations


Introduction and translation: “A Dragon with a Devil Inside,” in The Penguin Book of Dragons, edited by Scott G. Bruce (New York: Penguin Books, 2021), 143-151.


“Finding Truth in Jean Froissart’s La Prison Amoureuse” – Boston College XIX Graduate Conference: “For the Love of Truth”: Consolidation and Disruption (2017)

“Religion et vengeance dans la Chanson d’Antioche” – VIIIe journée d’étude de la Société Ontarienne des Chercheurs en Ancien Regime: Théologie et littérature dans l’Ancien Régime (2017)

“The Man Behind the Lance: The Usage of the Figure Longinus in Crusading Texts”– 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies (2018)

“The Tafurs: Reading Social Contrast in La Chanson d’Antioche” – 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies (2019)

“The Siege of Antioch Project,” Gallery Project – Mapping (In)justice Symposium (2019)

Fellowships, Assistantships, and Honors

First-year Graduate Essay Prize, Fordham Medieval Studies Department: “Tension in the Margins: Flagellants and Anticlerical Imagery in the Glazier Peacock Manuscript” (May 2019)

Teaching Fellowship, Fordham University, (2020–)