Director emerita, University of Florida Language Learning Center 1993-2018.
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1978) in French and Medieval Studies, Cornell University; member of the Phuds
Translation, Marie de France’s Lais.
Online readings from Marie’s Lanval at King Arthur Aloud
Quest of the Holy Grail, trans. & edited with really good supplements for teaching! Available now for your classes! Also, a guide to some medieval illustrations of the Quest in a blog for Broadview Press.
The Japanese doll on the Western Toyshelf
(Note: this is a “legacy” site from the early 2000’s)
“Queer Dress and Biased Eyes: The Japanese Doll on the Western Toyshelf,” Journal of Popular Culture 43.1 (2010) .
“Girls’ Day for Umé: Western Perceptions of the Hina Matsuri, 1874-1937,” in Dolls Studies: The Many Meanings of Girls’ Toys and Play, ed. Miriam Forman-Brunell & Jennifer Dawn Whitney (Mediated Youth 19, Peter Lang 2015)
University of Florida
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