Ellen K. Rentz, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Middle English Literature, Shakespeare and Dante

Selected Research and Publications

  • “Representing Devotional Economy: Agricultural and Liturgical Labor in the Luttrell Psalter.” Studies in Iconography 31 (2010): 69-97.
  • “Half-acre Bylaws: Harvest Sharing in Piers Plowman.” Yearbook of Langland Studies 25 (2011): 95-115.
  • “Castles for St. William: the Late Medieval Commemoration of York’s Local Saint.” Viator 43, no. 2 (Autumn 2012): 111-29.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Summer Research Grant, 2011

Ellen K. Rentz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Education: BA Washington University; MA Medieval Studies, University of York, England; MA, PhD English, Columbia University
Department: Literature
Office Hours:
  Tuesday, 09:00AM - 11:00AM
  Thursday, 03:00PM - 05:00PM
Email: ellen.rentz@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 621-8862
Address: Roberts South 212
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