I'm a Lecturer in Medieval Literature at the School of English and Drama. My research explores the literary metaphor of water in late medieval devotional prose, from tears to streams, baptism to laundry.

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Modern in the Medieval Classroom

Image: Tyrion in Game of Thrones Season 4 - Helen Sloan/courtesy of HBO

  From 10th-15th July 2016 over 500 medievalists descended upon Queen Mary for the 20th biennial New Chaucer Society Congress – you can read more about the society and the congress here. This lively and engaging conference provided medievalists with the opportunity to hear hot-off-the-press research and working papers in a range of diverse fields […]