Faculty Publications 2015-2016

At the intellectual core of ACMRS are its peer-reviewed publications, which include about 25 books and three journals annually. Significantly augmenting that core are the multitudinous peer-reviewed publications of the Center’s affiliates. They have appeared in a wide range of prestigious scholarly journals and presses and range freely across the whole terrain of medieval and Renaissance studies from China and Japan to Egypt and Poland, from grammaticalization and gossip to the homeless and lust and witchcraft.

Dialoguing between the Humanities, the Social Sciences, Geology and Physics

On October 6, 2016 ACMRS and the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability launched the first panel of what is projected as a much larger series showcasing the value of ongoing conversations dealing with the earth and its resources.

Religious Reconciliation in the Ransomed World

Sean Rigsby was a student this past summer in ACMRS’ Oxford Study Abroad program, where he studied with Professor Ralph Hanna and Dr. Sharonah Fredrick. In Dr. Fredrick’s class, Shakespeare, The New World, and the Age of Empire students studied the play A Winter’s Tale as a dystopian counterpoint to the idyllic image of the Americas in The Tempest. The following article is based on an essay which Sean wrote in the class, and constitutes a fine example of how ACMRS’ summer study stimulates long-lasting interest in medieval and Renaissance/Early Modern literature.

Powerful Voices: Female Leaders of the British Isles

By Stephanie Tanke

ASU Undergraduate Student in English Literature and Oxford 2016 Alumna

Ennis Book Festival

The festival agenda includes: author readings and insights into their work plus opportunities to meet the authors and book signings. The day will be filled with literary enjoyment as well as music and a vendor fair. If you love books and all things Irish, plan to attend this unique event!

Saturday, October 29, 2016 | 9:00am-5:00pm
A.E. England Building | ASU Downtown Campus
424 N. Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004

Christian-Jewish Dialogue in a Most Unexpected Time: Jesuits, Sephardic Jews, and the Colonial New World

Join us for this year's Jerome S. Cardin Memorial Lecture presented by Sharonah Fredrick, Ph.D., assistant director of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Arizona State University.