B.A., English, University of Lethbridge
Rachel's scholarly interests are in metrical form and multilingualism in Anglo-Saxon England, particularly in the interactions between Old English, Latin and Old Norse. She has also studied the usage and citation of scholarly editions of medieval texts.
Recent Scholarly Activity
“Ghosts of Latin in the Vernacular: Bilingualism and the Meter of The Rhyming Poem.” 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. May 13th, 2016.
“Old English Metre: Scansion Systems and the Composition of Old English Verse.” ENGL 4600 (Advanced Old English). University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge. March 10th, 2016.
Daniel Paul O’Donnell, Rachel Hanks, Gurpreet Singh, and Roberto Rosselli del Turco. “The Old Familiar Faces: On the Consumption of Digital Scholarship.” DH 2015 Sydney. Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia. July 2nd, 2015. Presented by Gurpreet Singh.