MEDIEVAL CIRCLE LECTURES
- Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 - Emily Steiner (University of Pennsylvania, former Brown University MS concentrator!) More information on the venue and title will be coming soon.
Emily Steiner is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her BA from Brown University and her PhD from Yale University. She is the author of Documentary Culture and the Making of Medieval English Literature and Reading Piers Plowman. She has also co-edited The Letter of the Law: Legal Practice and Literary Production in Medieval England, with Candace Barrington; Taxonomies of Knowledge: Information and Order in Medieval Manuscripts, with Lynn Ransom; and The Cambridge History of History Writing: England and Britain, 500-1500 with Jennifer Jahner and Elizabeth Tyler. Her recent book John Trevisa's Information Age: Knowledge and the Pursuit of Literature, c. 1400 came out in 2021. She is the Director of the International Piers Plowman Society.