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Gaelic and Colonial Ireland 1300-1650, royal assembly culture in medieval Europe, urban settlement in traditional societies, and churches and their landscapes.
Ireland and the Roman world, Irish 'royal' landscapes from prehistory to the early middle ages, Irish art and iconography c.AD 300-700 and the Life and Legacy of Columbanus.
Gaelic and Anglo-Norman Ireland 1100-1350, castles in their landscape and rural settlement across medieval Europe.
Indo-European, Celtic and Latin linguistics; early medieval Irish monastic literature.
Historical linguistics; epic poetry; medieval Irish heroic literature.
Didactic literature (in Latin and Irish), classroom texts and scholia; the study of Greek and Hebrew in the early medieval West; historical linguistics, manuscript studies.
Palaeography and manuscript studies, medieval Latin, Insular Christian culture, transmission of Classical texts.
Middle English, Arthurian Literature, Medieval Epic and Romance Literature, Religious Writing, Robert Henryson, Medieval Aesthetics, Chivalric Literature.
Old and Middle English; Chaucer; medieval poetics; medieval literary theory; Spenser; rhetoric, poetics
Old and Middle English Literature; in particular the works of Chaucer, religious and devotional literature, and heresy
Teaching: French language and literature, medieval literature (Romance, historiography), Historiographical literature, Islam in medieval French literature, Enlightenment thought. Research: Fifteenth-century Burgundian literature, particularly historical literature; Mémoires; Olivier de La Marche; Manneken Pis as regional symbol.
Medieval music; Old- and Middle-High German literature.
Social, political, & cultural history of medieval Europe, in particular, the 11th-12th centuries and France; women in medieval society, notably, aristocratic women; gender & lordship; the first crusade & the history of crusading; medieval historical writing & uses of the past in the middle ages; charters & chronicles, with special emphasis on diplomatic & the rhetorics of Latin narrative; manuscript studies, including palaeography, codicology, & the transmission of texts.
Ireland, Britain and Europe during the Early Middle Ages; computistics; medieval Latin palaeography; Irish traditional music and song.
Celtic Studies, Old and Middle Irish language and literature, culture and society of early medieval Ireland.
The contemporary linguistics of the Celtic and Indo-European languages, the ancient Celtic languages of Europe, literature of the Old- and Middle-Welsh.
Medieval and Early Modern Irish language and literature early Irish law; aspects of early Irish history.