Our last speaker of the spring semester is Stephanie Trigg, Professor of English at the University of Melbourne. Her talk will be held on Friday, April 24th in the GW Marvin Center Room 310 at 4PM. Professor Trigg is currently working on a number of projects: a cultural history of the Order of the Garter, a collaborative project on Australian medievalism, and a book on the theory of medievalism. Her talk at GW will capitalize on said interests, titled "Mythic Capital: Medievalism, Heritage Culture, and the Order of the Garter, 1348-2008."
Some of her more recent publications include:
Congenial Souls: Reading Chaucer From Medieval to Postmodern. Minneapolis and London: Minnesota University Press, 2002.
Medievalism and the Gothic in Australian Culture. Ed. and intro. Making the Middle Ages, Vol. 8. Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Sydney. Turnhout: Brepols, 2005; and Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2006.
"The Negative Erotics of Medievalism?" with Tom Prendergast, in The Post-Historical Middle Ages, ed. Sylvia Federico and Elizabeth Scala. Palgrave, 2009.
"What is Happening to the Middle Ages?" With Tom Prendergast. New Medieval Literatures 9 (2008) 215-229.
A more extensive listing of her research and interests may be found at her website through the University of Melbourne and at her aptly titled blog, Humanities Researcher. Please join us on the 24th!