Professor of French
Office: Gruening 609C
Phone: (907) 474-5851
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Usibelli Teaching Excellence Award, 2007
UAF Outstanding Advisor Award, 2003
CLA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2002
in 2005 - Visiting Fellow at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (India).
Main research interests: French and European late medieval and early modern periods, history of European thought.
Books: The Golden Age of French Mysticism, in French (Paris-Milan, 2004)
Saluting Aron Ya. Gurevich: Essays in History, Literature and Related Studies. Editor & contributor. Brill Academic Publishers (Leiden, Netherlands), July 2010.
Book chapters in:
• “Jean Gerson on Virtues and Princely Education,” with Istvan Bejczy, in Princely Virtues in the Middle Ages, 1200-1500. Brepols (2007), 219-236.
• “Gerson’s Legacy” in A Companion to Jean Gerson. Leiden: Brill (2006), 357-400.
• “The Reconsideration of Jean Gerson’s Attitude Toward Joan of Arc in the Light of His Views on Popular Devotion,” in Joan of Arc and Spirituality, Palgrave/St.Martin’s Press (2003), 167-183.
• “Jean Gerson-Nicolas of Cusa-Jacques Lefèvre d’Etaples: the Continuity of Ideas,” in Spirituality in the Age of Cusanus, Leiden: Brill (2002), 237-265.
24 other articles.
Second career as an artist. see the blog: http://yelenam.blogspot.com