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"Pleasure and Outrage" with Carissa Harris

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Prof. Carissa Harris speaks on "Pleasure and Outrage: Approaching Public Scholarship as a Medievalist," and her work in public writing

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Join us for the the Bonn Lectures in the Public Humanities. Our speaker, Prof. Carissa Harris will read from her work on medieval trials, and discuss her varied approaches to public writing and how they fit into her scholarly life.

The lecture will take place via Zoom webinar.

This event is sponsored by the Department of English, American, and Celtic Studies at the University of Bonn.

Carissa Harris

Carissa Harris is Associate Professor of English at Temple University. Her research focuses on gender and sexuality in late medieval England and Scotland, and she is particularly interested in rape and consent, sexual education, women's anger, obscenity, and reproductive justice. She has published public-facing essays on topics such as medieval abortion, medieval rape justice, impotence trials, drug-facilitated sexual assault, and Paula Abdul's disastrous 2007 reality show.

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