Ellen K. Rentz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Literature; Co-Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies
Areas of Expertise:
- Awards and Affiliations
- Research and Publications
Roy P. Crocker Award for Merit, 2018
Claremont Faculty Leadership Fellow, 2018-19
NEH Summer Scholar, “The Materiality of Medieval Manuscripts: Interpretation Through Production,” University of Iowa, 2015
Mayers Fellow, Huntington Library, Summer 2014
Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Summer Research Grant, 2011
Imagining the Parish in Late Medieval England. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2015.
"Manuscript Materiality in the Classroom,” a special issue of Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 25.2 (Fall 2018): 7-121. [Co-edited with Michelle M. Sauer, University of North Dakota]
“‘Holsum to haue in memory’: An Added Tale in an English Book of Hours.” Chaucer Review 54.2 (April 2019). Forthcoming.
"Of Parchment and Pedagogy: An Introduction," Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 25.2 (Fall 2018): 7-16. [co-authored with Michelle M. Sauer]
“Lines from Chaucer’s Melibee in an English book of hours, c. 1425-50.” Notes and Queries 65, no. 2 (June 2018): 172-74.
“Castles for St. William: the Late Medieval Commemoration of York’s Local Saint.” Viator 43, no. 2 (Autumn 2012): 111-29.
“Half-acre Bylaws: Harvest Sharing in Piers Plowman.” Yearbook of Langland Studies 25 (2011): 95-115.
“Representing Devotional Economy: Agricultural and Liturgical Labor in the Luttrell Psalter.” Studies in Iconography 31 (2010): 69-97.