Three New Publications by PhD Candidate Kersti Francis

October 14, 2022

PhD candidate Kersti Francis has three new publications available now.

Alchemy, the Liber aureus, and the Erotics of Knowledge” was published in Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality. This essay won the 2020 Best Graduate Essay Prize from the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship. Her essay, “Fetishizing the Past: Troilus and Criseyde, Sadomasochism, and the Historophilia of Modern BDSM” is included in the anthology Painful Pleasures: Sadomasochism in the Middle Ages, published by Manchester University Press. “Transcribing Le Pèlerinage de Damoiselle Sapience: Scholarly Editing Covid 19-Style,” an article she co-authored, was published in Digital Medievalist.

Francis also has two articles forthcoming in fall 2022. The first, “’An Evill Race:’ Utopia, Spenser, and the Dangers of Cultural Hybridity” will be published in Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies. The second, “Assassins Creed: Nottingham, or The Medievalism of Ubisoft’s Ludic Outlaw,” will be published in The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies.