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English professor wins ACLS fellowship to study medieval marginalia

Author: Brian Wallheimer

Kathryn Kerby-Fulton

Kathryn Kerby-Fulton studies medieval texts, many of them on sheepskins and fragile after hundreds of years in conditions not always suited for preservation. The Notre Dame Professor of English studies the margins of these medieval texts, which contain thoughts scrawled by some of the brightest minds of the time. They are a layer of interaction and understanding that Kerby-Fulton will spend the next year studying, supported by a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. 

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

MFA 2nd Year Reading Fall 2016


Location: Fischer Community Center

Zachary Anderson & Chris Muravez blow out the lights and activate the mind via text and visuals.

Zachary Anderson hails from Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and French from the University of Wyoming. He stayed on at UW for a master’s degree in literature, writing a thesis on race and Beat Generation masculinities. Zack is interested in anxiety-ridden poetry that explores gender performance, neurosis, late capitalism, and popular culture.…

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Samanta Schweblin


Location: Oak Room, S Dining Hall

Argentine writer, Semanta Schweblin presents an interview from 4:30 p.m. until 5:30, with a coffee break and then a reading in English and Spanish from 6 to 7 PM.…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Juan Felipe Herrera


Location: Decio, DPAC

The son of migrant farm workers, Herrera was educated at UCLA and Stanford University, and he earned his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His numerous poetry collections include 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems

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