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Dr. Morgan Powell

Dr. Morgan Powell
ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 61 23
morgan.powell@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer

www.zhaw.ch/linguistik/lcc

Expertise and research interests

Media history of the European Middle Ages, the emergence of literature in the European vernaculars, gender and religion in the High Middle Ages.

Educational background

Ph.D., Germanic Languages and Literatures and Medieval Studies, University of Princeton, 1997
Master of Arts, Modern Languages (French and German), University of Oxford, Magdalen College, 1985
Bachelor of Arts, Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley, 1981

Publications

Conference contributions, peer-reviewed Other publications Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

„The visual, the visionary and her viewer: Media and presence in the Psalter of Christina of Markyate (St Albans Psalter).“ Word & Image 22 (2006):
340–362.
“Wunderreise auf dem Zauberteppich der Fiktion: Das Phänomen um The Da Vinci Code.” Medienheft, 5 May, 2006. 6 pp. www.medienheft.ch/kritik/bibliothek/k25_PowellMorgan_2.pdf.
“Bilderstreit und Demokratie: Es geht um die ultimative Autorität.” Medienheft, Feb., 2006. 3pp. www.medienheft.ch/kritik/bibliothek/k25_PowellMorgan.pdf.
„Making the Psalter of Christina of Markyate (St. Albans Psalter).“ Viator 36 (2005): 293–335.
“’Denn da ist keine Stelle, die dich nicht sieht.’ Wim Wenders und die Traumlandschaft Amerika.” Medienheft, 10 Oct. 2005. 5 pp. www.medienheft.ch/kritik/bibliothek/k24_PowellMorgan.pdf
„Vox ex negativo : Hildegard of Bingen, Rupert of Deutz and Authorial Identity in the Twelfth Century.“ Unverwechselbarkeit. Persönliche Identität und Identifikation in der vormodernen Gesellschaft (Norm und Struktur, Bd. 23). Hg. Peter von Moos, Köln: Böhlau, 2004. S. 267–95.
„Jesus als Schiedsrichter: Wie sich die amerikanische Zivilreligion im Sport feiert.“ Merkur: deutsche Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken 660 (2004):
365–68.
„Translating Scripture for ‚Ma dame de Champagne’: The Old French ‚Eructavit’.“ The Vernacular Spirit: Essays on Medieval Religious Literature. Hg. Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, et al. New York: Palgrave, 2002.
S. 83–103.
„The Speculum virginum and the Audio-Visual Poetics of Women’s Religious Instruction.“ Listen Daughter: The ‚Speculum virginum’ and the Formation of Religious Women in the Middle Ages. Hg. Constant Mews. New York: Palgrave, 2001. S. 111–135.
„Listening to Heloise at the Paraclete: Of Scholarly Diversion and a Woman’s ‚Conversion’.“ Listening to Heloise: The Voice of a Twelfth-Century Woman. Hg. Bonnie Wheeler. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. S. 255-286.
„The Mirror and the Woman. Instruction for Religious Women and the Emergence of Vernacular Poetics 1120–1250.“ Diss. Masch. Princeton 1997. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1997. 557 S.