Lianna Farber

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farbe004@umn.edu
612-626-7126

English
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207 Church St SE

Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. : English, Harvard University, 1998.

Specialties

  • Medieval literature and thought
Courses Taught
  • EngL 8110 - The Canterbury Tales and Questions of Genre
  • Law and Literature
  • EngL 3110 - Introduction to Middle English Literature
  • EngL 5100 - Intensive Survey of Middle English Literature
  • EngL 3110 - Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
  • EngL 3960 - Junior-Senior Seminar: Allegory
  • EngL 3001W - Textual Interpretation, Analysis, and Investigation
  • British Literature to 1800
  • Literary Theory from Plato to Modernism
  • Lyric Poetry
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Department of English Graduate Placement Advisor: 2000 - 2001
  • Department of English Undergraduate Scholarships Committee: 2002
  • Program Committee, Medieval Academy of America: 2003
  • Executive Committee, Center for Medieval Studies: 2000 - present
  • Undergraduate Policy Committee, Department of English, Northwestern University: 1998 - 2000
  • Department of English Undergraduate Studies Committee: 2001 - present
  • Department of English Faculty Affairs Committee: 2000 - 2001
Publications
  • Anatomy of Trade in Medieval Writing: Value, Consent, and Community. Farber, Lianna, Cornell University Press, Author, 2006. Link
  • “Aquinas on Marriage.“ Aquinas and the Post-Modern World. Farber, Lianna, University of Notre Dame Press, Author, in press.
  • “The Creation of Consent in Chaucer’s Physician’s Tale.“: Farber, Lianna, The Chaucer Review, 39.2 , 2004.
  • he Ambivalences of Medieval Religious Drama by Rainer Warning: Farber, Lianna, 2002.
  • Roosters, Wolves and the Limits of Allegory: Farber, Lianna, Essays in Medieval Studies, 17 81-94, 2001.
  • The Language of Trade: An Idea and Its Uses in Late Medieval Britain. Farber, Lianna, book manuscript, none.
Awards
  • Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship, ACLS, 2008
  • Graduate School Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, 2001
  • McKnight Summer Fellowship, 2001
  • Andrew Mellon Dissertation Writing Fellowship, 1996
  • Mellon Summer Writing Fellowship, English Department, Harvard, 1995
  • Prize Studentship, Centre for History and Economics, King's College, University of Cambridge, 1993 - 1994
  • Samuel Colehour Scholarship, Harvard, 1992 - 1993
  • Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, 1991 - 1996
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, 1991 - 1995
  • English Prize Fellowship, Harvard, 1991 - 1993