Carissa Harris

Carissa Harris

Carissa HarrisLuncheon talk hosted by the Power, Violence and Inequality Collective

Friday, October 14, 12:00 – 1:30

A brief lecture followed by Q&A (moderated by Denise Walsh)

Carissa Harris is Assistant Professor of English at Temple University. Her research interests include the history of obscenity, illicit speech, gender, and sexual violence in late-medieval English literature (full bio here). She has recently published an article in the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies entitled “Rape Narrative, Courtly Critique, and the Pedagogy of Sexual Negotiation in the Middle English Pastourelle” (May 2016) (abstract here) and is currently completing a book manuscript titled Obscene Pedagogies: Transgressive Talk and Sexual Education in Late Medieval Britain.