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Guest Conversation: Dr. Barbara Newman
September 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ABOUT OUR GUEST
Barbara Newman is Professor of English, Classics, and History at Northwestern University. Her research has focused on medieval religious culture, comparative literature, and women’s spirituality. She is the author of twelve books, including translations of the medieval poet-composers Hildegard of Bingen and Frauenlob, and has recently completed The Permeable Self: Five Medieval Relationships, forthcoming from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Professor Newman has been a Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is a past president of the Medieval Academy of America and currently directs Northwestern’s graduate cluster in Medieval Studies.