Lecture with Kathryn Kerby-Fulton
Where: Faculty Common Room, 193 Humanities Building
Please join us for a lecture given by Professor Kathryn Kerby-Fulton (University of Notre Dame) on the topic of “The Amphibian Clericus Class, Underemployment, and Career Diversification in Late Medieval England.” Kathryn Kerby-Fulton holds an endowed chair at University of Notre Dame, and has published on Middle English literature and medieval intellectual history, including censorship, apocalypticism, visionary writing and women’s mysticism.
In addition, she works on medieval manuscript studies in England and Anglo-Ireland, medieval literary theory, text-image relations, and reading practices before print. Her books include Reformist Apocalypticism and Piers Plowman (Cambridge, 1990), which won the John Nicholas Brown Prize from the Medieval Academy of America; Iconography and the Professional Reader: The Politics of Book Production in the Douce Piers Plowman, with Denise Despres (Minnesota, 1999); Books Under Suspicion: Censorship and Tolerance of Revelatory Writing in Late Medieval England (Notre Dame, 2006), which won the Haskins Gold Medal from the Medieval Academy; and Opening Medieval English Manuscripts: Literary and Visual Approaches, with Maidie Hilmo and Linda Olson (Cornell, 2012), which won a Choice Award from the American Library Association.