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
Webmaster, UF Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
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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