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April 7, 2022

The Permeable Self with Barbara Newman


This week, Danièle speaks with Barbara Newman about the self in the Middle Ages, how others could shape and transform a person inside and out, and how a medieval person’s idea of self-reflected their relationship to other people and the world around them, both physical and spiritual.

Barbara Newman is the John Evans Professor of Latin; Professor of English, Classics, and History at Northwestern University. Click here to visit her university webpage.

Her book, The Permeable Self: Five Medieval Relationships, is published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. Click here to visit the publisher’s website.

The creator and host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist

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Top Image: The Visitation, by Rogier van der Weyden – Wikimedia Commons

Medievalists.net April 7, 2022 at 08:39AM

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