Prof. Henrike Lähnemann teaches History of the Book for the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford. Recently, she has worked on topics such as the materiality of medieval manuscripts, Reformation pamphlets and reading books as cultural objects.
Lena Zlock is an Ertegun Graduate Scholar reading for an M.St. in Modern Languages with a focus on the European Enlightenment. Her main interest is the use of digital tools in humanities research. Lena is the Principal Investigator of the Voltaire Library Project, a digital humanities study of Voltaire’s private library of 6,763 books.
Caroline Godard was part of the 2019/20 cohort of the M.St. in Modern Languages with a focus on sixteenth century French literature. Her research considered how combinations of text and image illustrate the historical relationship between media and memory.
Isabelle Riepe was part of the 2019/20 cohort of the M.St. in Modern Languages focussing on visual and material culture and their interconnections with intellectual history and literature of the 17th to 19th centuries. Her particular interests were cross-cultural connections between Europe and East Asia.
Luise Morawetz’s field of research is historical linguistics, especially the syntax of Old High German.
Vincent Leung is reading for the MPhil in Modern Languages, specialising in Medieval Italian poetry. His research currently explores the evolution of literary registers from Latin Antiquity to the Late Middle Ages, intersubjectivity and literary reception, and the diegetic construction of divine authority in Dante.
Postdoctoral researcher Godelinde Gertrude Perk is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, The University of Oxford and Fulford Junior Research Fellow with a two-year EC-funded project, “Women Making Memories” which juxtaposes medieval women’s writings in four north-western European vernaculars (https://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/people/godelinde-gertrude-perk )
Maximilian Krümpelmann was part of the 2019/20 cohort of the M.St. in Modern Languages with a focus on Medieval German Literature. He has formerly worked as a student assistant in the research project ‘Making Mysticism’ at Freiburg University, which aims at delineating the emergence of ‘mysticism’ as a historiographic concept.