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Joe Breines, “Jacques le fataliste et son maître; finding myself in the work of another,” New Essays on Diderot, ed. James Fowler. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp. 113-126.

Matilda Bruckner, “Speaking Through Animals in Marie de France’s Lais and Fables.A Companion to Marie de France, ed. Logan E. Whalen. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2011. 157-85.

Matilda Bruckner, “Bodies, Textual, Metaphorical and Real: Problematizing Hospitality in the Bible moralisée.” The New Arcadia Review 4 (2011).

Matilda Bruckner, “Between Prophecy and Plainte in the Roman de Troie.” Electronic Antiquity XIV.1 (November 2010 but released in November 2011).

Elizabeth Rhodes, "Las vidas de Francisco de Borja y las normas del género." Francisco de Borja y su tiempo: Política, religión y cultura en la edad moderna. Ed. Enrique García Hernán and Pilar Ryan. Valencia and Rome: Albatros ediciones and Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu, 2011. 681-87.

Laurie Shepard, “The Power of the Word: Pasquinades and Other Voices of Dissent.” The Pamphilj and the Arts: Patronage and Consumption in Baroque Rome. Ed. Stephanie C. Leone. Chestnut Hill: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011, pp. 199-209.



Sarah Beckjord. “Espectáculos de la imaginación: La interpretación histórica en los Comentarios reales.” 400 años de los Comentarios reales. Ed. Song No and Elena Romiti. Montevideo: Universidad de la República (Uruguay), Purdue University, and Aitana Editores, 2010, pp. 15-33.

Matilda Bruckner. “Assigned Reading”: article on RL 357 Memory and Literature. Boston College Alumni Magazine 70.1 (Winter 2010): 18-19.

Matilda Bruckner. “Marcabru et la chanson de croisade: d’un centre à l’autre.” Cahiers de Civilisation Médiévale 53 (2010): 219-36.

Régine Jean-Charles. “Shaken Ground, Strong Foundations: The Legacy of Haitian Feminism,” Haiti Rising: Haiti History, Culture and the Earthquake of 2010. Ed. Martin Munro. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2010, pp. 79-86.

Régine Jean-Charles. “Cracks of Gender Inequality: Haitian Women After the Earthquake.” Haiti: Now and Next, Social Science Research Council Online. February 2010.  Online publication.

Régine Jean-Charles. “Shadows and Bodies: Edwidge Danticat and African American Women’s Literature.” Haiti's Chérie: A Readers' Guide to Edwidge Danticat. Ed. Martin Munro. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, pp. 52-65.



Sarah Beckjord, “Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y la incipiente conciencia criolla en la historiografía de Indias.” Poéticas de lo criollo: Inestabilidad semántica y heterogeneidad identitaria. La transformación del concepto ‘criollo’ en las letras hispaonamericanas (siglos XVI-XIX), ed. David Solodkow and Juan Vitulli. Buenos Aires: Editorial Corregidor, 2009, pp. 62-79.

Matilda Bruckner, “L’imagination de la mort chez les amants tristaniens: prose et vers, chant et narration.” Des Tristan en vers au Tristan en prose: Hommage à Emmanuèle Baumgartner, ed. Laurence Harf-Lancner, Laurence Mathey-Maille, Bénédicte Milland-Bove & Michelle Szkilnik. Paris: Champion, 2009: 309-24.

Dwayne Carpenter, "Playing and Praying: What's Luck Got to Do with It?" In: Alan Wolfe and Erik C. Owens, eds. Gambling: Mapping the American Moral Landscape. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2009, pp. 291-97, 439-40.

Regine Jean-Charles, “Terre et chair: Rape, Land, and the Body in Gisèle Pineau’s Macadam Dreams.” Reclaiming Home, Remembering Motherhood, Rewriting History: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women's Literature in the Twentieth Century. Eds. Marie Drews and Verena Theile. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. 29-50.

Regine Jean-Charles, “Beneath the Layers of Violence: Images of Rape in the Rwandan Genocide.” Gendered Violence and the Media. Ed. Lisa Cuklanz. New York: Peter Lang, 2009. 246-66.

Rena Lamparska," Il neovichismo di Stanislaw Brzozowski e la sua Antologia di scritti vichiani," Bollettino del Centro di Studi Vichiani 30.1 (2009): 105-130.

Rena Lamparska, Ed, "Antologia Brzozowskiana degli scritti di Giambattista Vico ricostruita in base ai manoscritti custoditi negli Archivi della Biblioteca Nazionale di Varsavia," Bollettino del Centro di Studi Vichiani 30.1 (2009): 195-215.

Kevin Newmark, "L'horizon du savoir: Emma Bovary comme modèle esthétique de la réception chez H.R. Jauss," Madame Bovary et les Savoirs, ed. Pierre-Louis Rey and Gisèle Séginger. Paris: Presses Universitaires de la Sorbonne-nouvelle, 2009, pp. 303-311.

Elizabeth Rhodes, “Gender in the Night. Juan de la Cruz y Cecilia del Nacimiento.” Studies on Women’s Lyric Poetry of the Golden Age. Tras el espejo la musa escribe Ed. Julián Olivares. Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2009. 202-17.

Elizabeth Rhodes, “Mysticism and History: The Case of Spain’s Golden Age.” Approaches to Teaching Teresa of Avila and the Spanish Mystics. Ed. Alison Weber. New York: MLA, 2009. 47-56.



Matilda Bruckner, “Of Cannibalism and Cligès.” Arthuriana 18.3, Fall 2008: 19-32.

Matilda Bruckner, “Où sont les Arrageoises dans le Jeu de saint Nicolas?” Romania 126, 2008: 507-17.

Dwayne Carpenter, “Bibliografía sobre judaísmo hispano.” (with Federico Dal Bo, Carlos del Valle Rodríguez, Victoriano Pastor Julián, Ursula Ragacs, Carsten Schliwski). Iberia Judaica 1 (2008), 331-356.

Ernesto Livon-Grosman, “La primera persona en dos documentales argentinos recientes: La televisión y yo de Andrés Di Tella y Los rubios de Albertina Carri,” Entre discursos: Nuevos espacios y nuevas lecturas. Ana Amar Sánchez ed. (Madrid/Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Vervuet, Vol. VIII, 29 (2008), 105-121.

Franco Mormando, "Nudus Nudum Christum Sequi: The Franciscans and Differing Interpretations of Male Nakedness in Fifteenth-Century Italy," Fifteenth Century Studies 33 (2008): 171-197.

Elizabeth Rhodes, “The Economics of Salvation in El esclavo del demonio.” Bulletin of the Comediantes, 59.2 (2008). 281-302.



Stephen Bold, "Textual Harmony in le Bourgeois gentilhomme." Romance Notes 48.1 (2007): 13-22.

Matilda Bruckner, “The Pitfalls and Promise of Classroom Performance,” in Cultural Performances in Medieval France: Essays in Honor of Nancy Freemen Regalado, ed. E. Jane Burns, Roberta Krueger, and Eglal Doss-Quinby. Boydell & Brewer, 2007: 279-87.

Matilda Bruckner, “Acts of Nomination: Naming Names and Troubadour Poetry.” Introduction to a special issue of Tenso with papers from a session sponsored by the Société Guilhem IX, Kalamazoo 2004. Tenso: Bulletin of the Société Guilhem IX 22.1-2, Spring-Fall 2007: 1-8.

Franco Mormando, "Pestilence, Apostasy, and Heresy in Seventeenth-Century Rome: Deciphering Michael Sweerts' Plague in an Ancient City,"
Piety and Plague: From Byzantium to the Baroque, (Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, Truman State University Press, 2007).



Matilda Bruckner, “LeFresne’s Model for Twinning in the Lais of Marie de France.” Modern Language Notes 121, 2006: 946-60.

Matilda Bruckner, “Arthur in the Narrative Lay” in Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages, IV The Arthur of the French, ed. Glyn Burgess and Karen Pratt. Cardiff: The Vinaver Trust and the University of Wales Press, 2006: 186-214 (co-authored with Glyn Burgess; my section is on Marie de France’s Lais, 187-98, 206-8).

Matilda Bruckner, “Clever Foxes, Fierce Lions, Diabolical Dragons: Animals Tell Tales in Medieval Arts and Letters." In Secular/Sacred, 11th–16th Century: Works from the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts. Ed. Nancy Netzer. Chestnut Hill: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2006: 19-42.

Matilda Bruckner, “Authorial Relays: Continuing Chrétien’s Conte du Graal.” The Medieval Author in Medieval French Literature, ed. Virginie Greene. New York/Houndmills, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006: 13-28.

Matilda Bruckner, “The Miracle of Compound Interest, or Accounting Games in the Jeu de Saint Nicolas.” “Contez me tout”: Mélanges de langue et de littérature médiévales offerts à Herman Braet. Réunis par Catherine Bel, Pascale Dumont et Frank Willaert. Leuven: Peeters, 2006: 39-55.

Regine Jean-Charles, “Critical Reception and Representation of Sexual Violence in Marie Vieux-Chauvet’s Colère.” Journal of Haitian Studies 12.2 (Fall 2006): 4-21.

Kevin Newmark, "Tongue-tied: What Albert Camus' Fiction Couldn't Teach us about Ethics and Politics," in Albert Camus in the 21st Century. Eds. Christine Margerrison, Mark Orme, and Lissa Lincoln. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press" 2008, pp. 107-120.

Kevin Newmark, "Deconstruction," in Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought, ed. Lawrence Kritzman. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006, pp. 29-35.

Elizabeth Rhodes, “Join the Jesuits, See the World: Women and the Society of Jesus.” The Jesuits II. Cultures, Sciences and the Arts, 1540-1773. Eds. John W. O’Malley et al. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006. 33-47.

Laurie Shepard, "Marking Time: The Lives of the Young in Fifteenth-Century Tuscany" in Secular/Sacred, 11th-16th Century. Boston College, Chestnut Hill: McMullen Art Museum, 2006, pp. 74-80.



Stephen Bold, “Borges, Inventor of the Pensées; or La busca de Pascal.” Romance Quarterly 52.2 (Spring 2005): 115-134.

Ernesto Livon-Grosman, “Reinscripciones: textos y fotos en la narrativa del Perito Moreno.” Delirios de grandeza: los mitos argentinos (cultura, memoria e identidad). Eds. María Cristina Pons and Claudia Soria. Beatriz Viterbo Editora, Argentina, 2005. 273-287.

Ernesto Livon-Grosman, “La poética del decir y del hacer: Pablo Neruda y Edgardo Antonio Vigo.”  Sophia Austral Revista de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de Magallanes 9 (2005): 67-71.

Franco Mormando, "Response to the Plague in Early Modern Italy: What the Primary Sources, Printed and Painted, Reveal" in Hope and Healing: Painting in Italy in a Time of Plague, 1500-1800, Worcester Art Museum, 2005, pp. 1-44.

Franco Mormando, "The Painted Visions of Fra Angelico: A New Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum," America, vol. 193, no. 20, December 19, 2005.

Elizabeth Rhodes, “Redressing Ana Caro’s Valor, agravio y mujer.” Hispanic Review 73.3 (2005). 309-28.



Sarah Beckjord, “Totems and Taboos Revisited: Roberto Matta and the New World Tradition.” Matta: Making the Invisible Visible. Exhibit co-curator. Chestnut Hill, MA: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2004, pp. 9-14.

Rena Lamparska, "Cenni sulla meraviglia nel pensiero degli Investiganti e di Gregorio Caloprese" in Maestro e Amico Miscelanea in onore di S. Widtak. M. Swiatkowska et al. editors. Kraków, Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, 2004.

Kevin Newmark, "On Parole: Blanchot, Saussure, Paulhan," Yale French Studies 106 (Special Issue: on Jean Paulhan) December 2004, pp. 87-106.

Laurie Shepard, "Siena 1531: Genesis of a European Heroine." Quaderni d'italianistica 25.2 (2004): 3-19.