Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

Staff and Volunteers

Margaret Schaus, Librarian, Haverford College, coordinates Feminae and indexes materials in English and French.

Chris Africa, Librarian, University of Iowa, advises on bibliography.

Paul Soderdahl, Librarian, University of Iowa, is responsible for implementing and maintaining the Web interface.

Thomas M. Izbicki, Humanities Librarian, Rutgers University indexes materials in Italian and provides advice on indexing terminology.

John M. Jeep, Department of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages and Director, Medieval Studies, Miami University, indexes materials in German.

Marika Soulsby, Librarian, The Pennsylvania State University, indexes materials concerning medieval art, architecture, archaeology.

Andreea Bailuc, Student Assistant, Haverford College, enters data, edits records, and maintains files.

Thanks to Monica Green, Department of History, Arizona State University, for bibliography on women and medicine.

Feminae Advisory Board

Board members evaluate indexing procedures and identify new publications to be included.

Chris Africa, University Libraries, History/Social Sciences Bibliographer, University of Iowa
Historiography; feminist theory; late medieval-early modern Europe, esp. France
Judith Bennett (judithb@usc.edu), History Department, University of Southern California
Women's history; women's work; singlewomen, a.k.a. spinsters; periodization; England, 12th-16th century
Kathleen Biddick, University of Notre Dame
Lisa Bitel, History Department/Gender Studies, University of Southern California
Ireland; Celtic cultures; religious women
Joan Cadden, History Department, University of California, Davis
Natural philosophy; medicine; sexuality; Western Europe, 12th-14th century
Joan Gibson, York University
Katherine Gill, Hill Monastic Library, St. John's University
Charlotte Newman Goldy, Department of History, Miami University
High medieval England; family history; Jewish and Christian
Elaine Hansen, Bates College, President
Middle English literature, especially Chaucer; feminist criticism and theory
Paula Higgins, University of Notre Dame
Late medieval and early modern creative women (musicians, poets, artists); Gender, race, class, and sexuality in late medieval music and poetry; Musical culture in late medieval France (religious institutions and secular princely courts); Intertextuality in chanson, motet, and Mass of the late middle ages; Audience, reception, and hermeneutics of late medieval music; Neomedievalism in popular music and culture
Bruce Holsinger, University of Colorado
Martha Howell, History Department, Columbia University
Women's work in urban economies, especially in the late medieval north; marital property relations and inheritance in late medieval North; urban history of the Low Countries; Germany and northern France
Jenny Jochens, History Department, Towson State University
Women in Old Norse literature; Medieval Iceland and Scandinavia
Penelope D. Johnson, History Department, New York University
Women and gender formation in the Middle Ages; medieval religious women, particularly in northern France in the Central Middle Ages (11th-13th centuries)
Ruth Mazo Karras, History Department, University of Minnesota
History of sexuality, especially prostitution, England, later Middle Ages; masculinity in medieval universities, later Middle Ages; Scandinavia
Louise Mirrer, Central Office, City University of New York
Spanish and comparative literature (13th-15th centuries); women's studies (medieval period, Europe); Sephardic studies (20th century); literary theory; linguistic approaches to literature
Barbara Newman, English and Religion Departments, Northwestern University
Medieval religious women, especially Hildegard of Bingen; history of spirituality and monasticism (12th-15th centuries); women's mystical writings; feminist approaches to theology
Jennifer Rondeau, University of Oregon
Pamela Sheingorn, History Department, Baruch College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
Gender in medieval visual culture; women's history; hagiography; medieval drama; northern Europe, 10th-16th centuries
Helen Solterer, Duke University
Susan Mosher Stuard, History Department, Haverford College
Women's history; social and economic history; Mediterranean during the later Middle Ages