Jay Paul Gates

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English

I work primarily on Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Scandinavian, and Anglo-Norman England with a particular focus on law and legal culture.

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    Friends of the Saints Schedule 2015–2016

    September 11, 7:00 pm

    “Cynewulf’s Epilogues: Self-portraits of the Poet as Thresholds”

    Haruko Momma
    Department of English
    New York University

    October 9 (with Medieval Club of New York), 7:30 pm

    “The Boys on the Beach: Children’s Games and Baptismal Grace in the Middle Ages”

    Marcia Colish
    Department of History
    Professor Emerita, Oberlin College
    Yale University

    November 13 (with Medieval Club of New York), 7:00 pm


    Caroline Walker Bynum
    Professor Emerita of Medieval European History
    Columbia University
    Professor Emerita, School of Historical Studies
    Institute for Advanced Study
    Princeton University

    February 12, 7:00 pm


    Kathleen Smith
    Department of English
    American University

    March 11, 7:00 pm

    Mo Pareles
    Department of English
    New York University

    April 8, 7:00 pm

    “The Historiography and Character of Byzantine Monasticism in Anatolia, ca. 500–700”

    David A. Heayn
    Department of History
    Graduate Center, City University of New York