Berkeley English Graduate Students

Max Stevenson

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

"Winchester Tropes and the Poetics of Intercalated Form," International Society for the Study of Early Medieval England; Albequerque, NM. August 2019.

"Godborg and Fonthill: Ritual Performance and Silent Sureties in Alfredian Law," International Congress on Medieval Studies; Kalamazoo, MI. May 2018. Invited.

“Profiling Sanctity in the Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina” (with Evan Wilson), Big Data in Medieval Studies; Trinity College, Dublin. June 2017.

"Punctuating the Letter of the Law in Ælfric's Catholic Homilies," International Congress on Medieval Studies; Kalamazoo, MI. May 2017.

"Regular Meals: Refectory and Reform in Late Anglo-Saxon England," International Medieval Congress; Leeds. July 2016.

"Sweeping Hrothgar's Floor: Fletwerod, Forswapan, and the Function(s) of Humor in Old English Poetry," International Congress on Medieval Studies; Kalamazoo, MI. May 2016.

"Meaning and Materiality in Amalarius of Metz: Bodily Senses," Berkeley/Stanford Graduate Conference; Berkeley, CA. April 2016.

"Canons, Counters, and Collectaria: Reconstructing the Manuscript Contexts of a Sixteenth Century Fragment." Texts and Contexts; Columbus, OH. October 2015.

"Fragmentation and Interpretation in Ohio State's MS.MR.38." Roundtable, 10th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop; Knoxville, TN. February 2015.

Recent English Courses Taught
summer, 2021


Reading and Composition: Choice Cuts: Writing About Food

spring, 2020


(discussion) Special Topics

summer, 2020


Special Topics: Medieval Fantasy from Tolkien to Game of Thrones

fall, 2019


Reading and Composition: Queer I

spring, 2019


Reading and Composition: Not Another Love Song: Poetic Cultures Medieval and Modern

summer, 2019


Prose Nonfiction: Food Writing

fall, 2018


Reading and Composition: The Personal Essay

spring, 2018


(discussion) The Bible as Literature


(discussion) The Bible as Literature

summer, 2018


Reading & Composition: Choice Cuts: Writing about Food