Stephen McCormick Assistant Professor of French and Italian

Stephen McCormick

Tucker Hall, Room 324
540.458.8817
mccormicks@wlu.edu

 

 

Education

Ph.D, Italian and French, University of Oregon, 2011

M.A., Italian and French, University of Oregon, 2006

B.A. French Literature, University of Redlands, 2000

 

Research

Old French epic and its reception and diffusion in Italy, Italian medieval and early modern epic, Ariosto and the Orlando Furioso, medieval and early modern Italian cartography, manuscript studies, digital philology, Digital Humanities, the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI).

 

Teaching

French 161/162 - Intermediate French Language and Culture

French 281 - Civilisation et cultures françaises: traditions et changements

French 341 - Arthurian Legend in France (Winter 2015) - taught with a Digital Humanities lab co-requisite

Film 233 - French Film History and Theory (Winter 2015)

French 341 - Medieval Occitan Literature in Manuscript Context (Winter 2016) - taught withy a Digital Humanities lab co-requisite

French 285 - Contemporary France through Media and Film (Toulouse, France - Spring 2016)

Film 233 - Italian Film History and Theory (Fall 2015

Italian 295 - Contemporary Italy through Media and Film (Fall 2016)

 

 

Selected Publications

Articles

"Marco Polo, Boiardo, and Ariosto and their Cartographic Contexts," in Approaches to Teaching Ariosto (New York, MLA, forthcoming 2016).

"A Contextual Analysis of Two Franco-Italian Manuscripts of the Huon d'Auvergne Romance Epic," Digital Philology (forthcoming, 2016).

"Como fa la foja: Versions of Female Authority in the Huon d'Auvergne Manuscript Tradition," Italian Studies 70.1 (2015): 33-52.

"Cartography and Epic in Florentine Humanism and Andrea da Barberino's Ugone d'Alvernia," Viator 45.3 (2014): 339-362.

Reviews

Review of The Song of Roland: Translations of the Versions in Assonance and Rhyme of the Chanson de Roland, translated by Joseph J. Duggan and Annalee C Rejhon (Turnhout: Brepols, 2012). Forthcoming in Olifant.

Review of Pornographic Archaeology: Medicine, Medievalism and the Invention of the French Nation, by Zrinka Stahuljak (U of Pennsylvania Press, 2012). H France Review 14. February 2014. Web. 

Work in Progress

Edition and Translation of Huon d'Auvergne, a Pre-Modern Franco-Italian Epic. (A three-year grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Princeps critical print edition, digital edition, accompanying scholarly website).

Italian Epic and the Fifteenth-Century Cartographic Renaissance (book manuscript)