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Online Latin paleography curriculum for vHMML.

Edited Book:

With Gernot R. Wieland and Ross A. Arthur, eds. Insignis Sophiae Arcator: Essays in Honour of Michael W. Herren on his 65th Birthday. Turnhout: Brepols, 2006.


"The Hidden Curriculum: Syntax in Anglo-Saxon Latin Teaching." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Toronto, 2001. Supervisors: Roberta Frank and Michael W. Herren. PDFs here: Front Matter; Intro; Ch. 1; Ch. 2; Ch. 3; Ch. 4; Back Matter.

Articles and Book Chapters:

“Latin as an Acquired Language.” The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin, ed. Ralph Hexter and David Townsend. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 47-62. (Text of this chapter in PDF)

“The Perception of Difficulty in Aldhelm’s Prose.” Insignis Sophiae Arcator: Essays in Honour of Michael W. Herren on his 65th Birthday. Gernot R. Wieland, Carin Ruff, and Ross A. Arthur, eds. Turnhout: Brepols, 2006. 165-177.

“The Place of Metrics in Anglo-Saxon Latin Education: Aldhelm and Bede.” JEGP (Journal of English and Germanic Philology) 104:2 (2005): 139-170. (Draft of ths paper in PDF)

“‘Desipere in loco’: Style, Memory, and the Teachable Moment.” Verbal Encounters: Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse Studies for Roberta Frank. Antonina Harbus and Russell Poole, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. 191-203. (Draft of this paper in PDF)

“The ‘Versus de corona spinea’ of Henry of Avranches and the Iconography of Kingship in the Reign of Louis IX.” Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch 38.2 (2003): 1-9.

“Aldhelm’s Jewel Tones: Latin Colors through Anglo-Saxon Eyes.” Anglo-Saxon Styles, ed. Catherine E. Karkov and George Hardin Brown, Albany: SUNY Press, 2003. 223-238.

“True Latin, True Verse, and Good Sense: John Peter’s Artificial Versifying.” Anglo-Latin and its Heritage, ed. Sian Echard and Gernot Wieland. Turnhout: Brepols, 2001. 243-255.

“Misunderstood Rhetorico-Syntactical Glosses in Two Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts.” Notes & Queries 243:2 (June 1998): 163-66.


Review of Latin Grammar and Rhetoric: Ancient Theory and Medieval Practice, ed. Carol Dana Lanham. TMR (The Medieval Review), February 2004.

Review of Byrhtferth of Ramsey, Enchiridion, ed. Peter S. Baker and Michael Lapidge. Envoi  6.1 (1997): 92-96.

“Macro-grammar and Micro-grammar.” Review of Martin Irvine, The Making of Textual Culture: “Grammatica” and Literary Theory, 300-1100 and Anna A. Grotans and David W. Porter, The St. Gall Tractate: A Medieval Guide to Rhetorical Syntax. Ruminatio 1 (1996): 1-5.

Review of C.W. Marx, The Devil’s Rights and the Redemption in the Literature of Medieval England. Albion  28:2 (1996): 670-672.

Review of The Uses of Computers in Cataloging Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, ed. Menso Folkerts and Andreas Kühne; “MARC Cataloguing for Medieval Manuscripts,” ed. Hope Mayo; and Bibliographic Access to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, ed. Wesley M. Stevens. Rare Book and Manuscript Librarianship 8:2 (1993): 116-118.