MIRIAM EDLICH-MUTH [Née MUTH]
BA Hons (Oxon), MPhil (Cantab), PhD (Cantab)
2012 PhD, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, Sup.: Prof. Helen Cooper
2006 MPhil, Medieval Literature, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge
2005 BA (Hons), English Language and Literature, St. Hugh’s College, University of Oxford
TEACHING AND RESEARCH POSTS
Since 2017 W-1 Chair in Medieval English, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
2016-2017 Hera Research Fellow, Medieval English Literature, Free University Berlin
2015-2016 Humboldt Research Fellow, Medieval English, Free University Berlin
01.01.2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Excellenzinitiative, University of Bremen
Monographs and Editions
Medieval Romances Across European Borders, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth (Turnhout: Brepols, in press, forthcoming July 2018).
Mobile Continuities: Pan-European Romances in Medieval Compilation Manuscripts, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth (Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2018).
Malory and His European Contemporaries: Adapting Late Medieval Arthurian Collections, Arthurian Studies Series (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2014).
Peer-Reviewed Essays and Articles
Introduction, Medieval Romances Across European Borders, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth, (Turnhout: Brepols, in press, forthcoming July 2018), pp. 9-18.
‘A Saint’s Romance – Rosa, Rosana and the Hispano-Norwegian Links Shaping ‘Florez ok Blankiflur’, Medieval Romances Across European Borders, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth (Turnhout: Brepols, in press, forthcoming July 2018), pp. 51-66.
Introduction, Mobile Continuities: Pan-European Romances in Medieval Compilation Manuscripts, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth (Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2018), pp. 1-15.
‘Contextualising Continuation: An Approach to Medieval Romance Collections’, Mobile Continuities: Pan-European Romances in Medieval Compilation Manuscripts, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth (Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2018), pp. 183–91.
‘Prosopopoeia: Sharpening the Anglo-Saxon Toolkit’, English Studies 95: 2 (2014), 95-108.
‘Delete as Appropriate: Writing Between the Lines of the Old English Wife’s Lament’ Chapter V, Women and Language: Essays on Gendered Communication Across Media, ed. by S. Burcon and M. Ames (Jefferson: NC: McFarland Press, 2011), pp. 61-74.
‘Calculated Nostalgia: Propaganda in Late Medieval Arthurian Cycles’ in Proceedings of the 44th International Arthurian Congress (Rennes, 2008), online: http://www.sites.univ-rennes2.fr/celam/ias/actes/pdf/muth.pdf
Forthcoming and in Preparation
‘Teaching Manuscript Culture in Digital Formats: Interactive Network Graphs in the Classroom’, in Digital Pedagogy in Early Modern Studies, New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (forthcoming 2019).
‘Calibrating Feature Selection and Database Structure for the Digital Analysis of Narrative Plot Features’ (in preparation)
‘Navigating Medieval Manuscripts: Post-Digitisation Approaches’ (in preparation)
‘Using Interactive Network Graph Editions of Medieval Manuscripts to Explore the Principles of New Philology’, paper accepted, The Medieval Literary Canon in the Digital Age, Ghent, September 2018.
‘Dissolving Subjects in Medieval Reliquaries and 21st-Century Excavations of Mass Graves’, Beyond Death, Vienna, May 2017
‘Bones Real and Bones Imagined: Problems of Authenticity in Accounts of Medieval Relics and 21st-Century Excavations‘, IMC, Leeds, July 2017.
‘Feature Selection in Digitally Mapping Floire et Blanchefleur’, Parchment, Paper, Pixels, Maastricht, February 2017.
‘Knowledge and How to Acquire it in Chevalere Assigne’, Medieval Romance in Britain, Cambridge, September 2016.
Invited Speaker: ‘From Wolfdietrich to Eadwacer: Reading an Old English Elegy in European Context‘, GLITEMA, University of Bremen, October 2015.
‘Materialism and Material Culture’, Theory as Method, Freie University, Berlin, July 2015.
AWARDS AND RESEARCH FUNDING
2016 Secured research funding, Nachwuchsförderung, Free University Berlin, € 7000
2015 Awarded 2-year Postdoctoral Research Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, € 95 000
2014 Awarded 1-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship der Exzellenzinitiative, University of Bremen, € 70 000
2014 Secured Research Travel Grant, Exzellenzförderung, University of Bremen, € 3500
2014 Secured Co-Funding of Conference: ‘Medieval Romances Across European Borders’, Excellence Initiative, Institute for Medieval an Early Modern Research, University of Bremen, € 4500
2014 Secured Publication Funding, Exzellenzförderung, University of Bremen, € 1500
2010 Awarded Cambridge Board of Graduate Studies Bursary
2007 Awarded Cambridge European Trust Fees Scholarship, University of Cambridge
2017 CONFERENCE: ‘MEDIEVAL TEXTS IN TRANSIT’, Free University Berlin in cooperation with the Dr. Alastair Matthews of the Centre for Medieval Literature (York/Odense)
Secured co-funding and organized publicity, venue and accommodation.
Co-organized conference programme and invited speakers.
Developed and taught accompanying MA-Course (see: Teaching).
2014 CONFERENCE: ‘MEDIEVAL ROMANCES ACROSS EUROPEAN BORDERS’, Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Research, University of Bremen, 24 speakers
Initiated and chaired conference.
Organized programme, publicity, venue and accommodation, secured funding for and invited speakers.
Edited conference proceedings into an essay collection
2013 – 2014 Bibliographer of the International Arthurian Society, British Branch