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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 2015

Professor Annette Volfing FBA

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About this Fellow

Medieval German literature: mysticism; allegory; learned discourse (vernacular reception of the artes); didacticism; courtly romance; orientalism; discourses of gender and violence

Website: http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/volfing

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Medieval German Literature, University of Oxford; Fellow, Oriel College, Oxford

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor Vincent Gillespie

Medieval literary theory and the psychology of literary response; poetic identity in the Middle Ages; Nietzschean slow reading; medieval religious writing ("vernacular theology"); Syon Abbey; history of the book

Professor Peter Biller

Medieval history; heresy, inquisition & 'religions': university texts as the locus for medieval thought about contemporary social topics such as medicine, peoples and population.

Professor Simon Franklin

History and culture of Russia & Eastern Europe, Medieval & Early Modern; cultural and social history of information technologies