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Jeffrey Cohen
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30% off Elemental Ecocriticism, Stone and Prismatic Ecology
by J J Cohen Though this flyer was specifically targeted to ASLE members, the discount code may be used by anyone to purchase three ecocritical book at the University of Minnesota Press at a very nice savings, 30% off. The books are: Elemental Ecocriticism:...
by J J Cohen Though this flyer was specifically targeted to ASLE members, the discount code may be used by anyone to purchase three ecocritical book at the University of Minnesota Press at a very nice savings, 30% off. The bo...
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CFP: “Ecological Catastrophe: Past and Present" (MLA 2017)
by J J Cohen Academics in all periods! The Middle English Forum and the Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities Forum will propose a co-sponsored roundtable for MLA 2017 (Philadelphia). Our topic is “Ecological Catastrophe: Past and Present." How do we re...
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two things
by J J Cohen Medievalists and others who have been following the recent discussions about Allen Frantzen and his anti-feminism, would you please read this? I want to make a special plea for two things: (1) In the long wake of what has come to light, discuss...
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Friday January 29: Elizabeth Scala, "Feminism and the F-Word"
Please join us for this lecture and discussion. The event is free and welcomes all who wish to attend. Elizabeth Scala University of Texas-Austin "Feminism and the F-Word" International Brotherhood of Teamsters Room [Gelman Library 702, GW Foggy Bottom Camp...
Please join us for this lecture and discussion. The event is free and welcomes all who wish to attend. Elizabeth Scala University of Texas-Austin "Feminism and the F-Word" International Brotherhood of Teamsters Room [Gelm...
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The Chronicle Piece on #Femfog
by J J Cohen Here is Rio Fernandes reporting on the discovery that Allen Frantzen has published misogynistic web pages . There is more to the story (stay tuned!) and it is not going away any time soon. I wish that I could travel back in time and edit the la...
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Christians and Jews in Angevin England now in paperback
by J J Cohen Longtime readers of this blog will remember that I blogged the conference " York 1190 : Jews and Others in the Wake of Massacre" back in the day. You can read a version of my conference closing paper here . The gathering yielded an excellent bo...
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Screening of Haider (An Adaption of Hamlet) and a talk by Krupa Shandilya
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on becoming a better teacher
by J J Cohen 1. When C. came to my office and told me that she was
experiencing debilitating anxiety about her progress in my course, I surprised
myself by saying the right thing. I thanked her for taking the risk of confiding in
me. I asked her if the anxi...
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Elemental Ecocriticism: at MLA, and at 30% off for blog readers
by J J Cohen [ So much going on blogwide at the moment, but please read and consider signing this letter to the Medieval Academy ] Elemental Ecocriticism: Thinking with Earth, AIr, Water, and Fire was published just in time for this year's Modern Language A...
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"Sometimes I have to be reminded what the stakes are, so that I may proceed with fear and trembling"
I took this picture of Dan on Matanuska Glacier by J J Cohen I'm proud to have Daniel T. Kline as a friend. If memory serves, we first met at Kzoo many years ago, hit it off immediately, went to lunch, kept in touch. His work has always rocked my world, fro...
I took this picture of Dan on Matanuska Glacier by J J Cohen I'm proud to have Daniel T. Kline as a friend. If memory serves, we first met at Kzoo many years ago, hit it off immediately, went to lunch, kept in touch. His work...
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Happy 10th Birthday, In the Middle!
by J J Cohen a meditation on what the blog has meant to me, personally: I cannot speak for anyone else In the Middle began on January 18, 2006 with a little post that was really just a cut-and-paste job: my entry for RACE in the Supplement to the Dictionary...
by J J Cohen a meditation on what the blog has meant to me, personally: I cannot speak for anyone else In the Middle began on January 18, 2006 with a little post that was really just a cut-and-paste job: my entry for RACE in ...
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Antifeminism, Whiteness, and Medieval Studies
by Dorothy Kim MLK Day 2016 Recently,
much of the medieval interwebs have been having discussions on Facebook and Twitter
(#femfog) about the implications of a particular senior Anglo-Saxonist
medievalist’s toxic misogynist
blog . Many have created
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Professor of English and Director of the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, George Washington University, Washington DC
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    English Literature and Language, 1987 - 1992
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