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Jonathan Davis-Secord

Jonathan Davis-Secord

Associate Professor

Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Medieval Studies

Contact Information

Office Location: Humanities 229 and 323


Jonathan Davis-Secord (Assistant Professor, Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, 2008) is an Anglo-Saxonist specializing on the interaction of language and culture. His current work focuses on the ways in which texts use linguistic minutia to react to and influence their cultural contexts, whether historical, political, religious, generic, musical, etc.

Publications include

  • "Sequences and Intellectual Identity at Winchester." In Latinity and Identity in Anglo-Saxon England, edited by Rebecca Stephenson and Emily Thornbury. Forthcoming.
  • "Rhythm and Music: The Sequences of Notker Balbulus." The Journal of Medieval Latin, 22.
  • "Scribal Interpretations of Genre in the Old English Boethius." Carmina Philosophiae: Journal of the International Boethius Society 19 (2010): 1-23. Repr. in Boethius and Vernacular Traditions of The Consolation of Philosophy, edited by Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. and Philip Edward Phillips (Medieval Institute Publications).
  • "Rhetoric and Politics in Archbishop Wulfstan's Old English Homilies." Anglia: Journal of English Philology 126, no. 1 (2008): 65-96. Repr. in Classical and Medieval Literary Criticism 135 (Gale, forthcoming).

Department of English Language and Literature
Humanities Building, Second Floor
MSC03 2170
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 277-6347
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