Berkeley English Graduate Students

Marian Homans-Turnbull

Marian Homans-Turnbull

PhD Candidate

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

"Forms and Functions of Character in Bernard Silvestris's Mathematicus." Roundtable presentation ("Forming Character"), 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. May 2019.  

“Foreknowledge of Bodies in Chaucer’s Physician’s Tale.” Roundtable presentation (“Carnal Knowledge”), New Chaucer Society Biennial Conference, Toronto, Canada. July 2018. 

“Properties of Sir Gawain in Short Middle English Romances.” International Medieval Congress, Leeds. July 2017.

“Old Woods, New Forests: Deorfrið in Old and Middle English.” 52nd International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2017. 

"Chaucer's Custance in a Tradition of Medieval Drifters." 51st International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. May 2016. 

"Father Aesop, Neighbor Chaucer: Henryson's Testament of Cresseid and (Inter)national Literary Inheritance." Roundtable presentation ("Unhappy Families: Literary Inheritance in the Fifteenth Century"), 51st International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. May 2016. 

"'My labour al the day': Literary Work in the Parliament of Fowls." Roundtable presentation ("Modes of Knowledge"), Method and the Middle English Text Graduate Conference, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. April 2016. 

"What Translates as Discovery? Sighting Land in Icelandic Settlement Narratives." New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Conference ("Travel and Translation"), Yale University, New Haven, CT. March 2015.

"'Landit var vatnat': Representing Unknown Space in Icelandic Travel Narratives." Durham Medieval and Early Modern Students Association Conference ("On the Fringes: Outsiders and Otherness in the Medieval and Early Modern World"), Durham University, Durham, UK. July 2014.

"Familiar Wilderness? Some Dynamics of Exploration in Beowulf and Andreas." Borderlines XVII ("Occupying Space"), Trinity College Dublin. March 2013.

English Department Classes