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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Deborah Nelson-Campbell
Professor
Professor of French Studies
 
e-mail:dnelson@rice.edu
 
  • B.S. (1960) Wittenberg University
  • M.A. (1964) Ohio State University
  • Ph.D. (1970) Ohio State University
 
Primary Department
   Department of Classical and European Studies
   Department of French Studies
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Department of Classical and European Studies
  • Department of French Studies
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies
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    Research Areas
     Old French and Occitan language and literature
     
    Teaching Areas
     Old French and Modern French language and literature.
     
    Selected Publications
     Articles
     

    Deborah Nelson-Campbell ""Coping with Isolation: Strategies of Some Medieval French Noblewomen"." Publications of the Medieval Association of the Midwest, 8 (2001) : 71-84.

     
     

    Nelson-Campbell, D. "Coping with Isolation: Strategies of Some Medieval French Noblewomen." Publications of the Medieval Association of the Midwest, 8 (2003) In Press

     
     

    Nelson-Campbell, D. "Book review: Nancy Vine Durling, ed. Jean Renart and the Art of Romance: Essays on Guillaume de Dole. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997.." Romance Quarterly, 47.3 (2000) : pp. 178-179..

     
     

    Nelson-Campbell, D. "Book review: Susan E. Becam. Rhyme in Gace Brule's Lyric. Formal and Semantic Interplay. New York: Peter Lang, 1998. No. 34 in the series Studies in the Humanities.." Speculum, 75.3 (July 2000) : pp. 668-670.

     
     Books
     

    In Press

     
     Collard,Franck The Crime of Poison in the Middle Ages translated into English by Deborah Nelson-Campbell London: Praeger, 2008.
     
     

    Deborah Hubbard Nelson-Campbell "The Journals of Tommie L. Hubbard. Madison County, Kentucky 1898-1900. Ashland, KY: Jesse Stuart Foundation, 2003.."  (2003) : 256.

     
     

    Nelson-Campbell, D. "Life on the Irvine Pike, 1898-1900. Madison County, Kentucky."  (2003) : 300 pages.In Press

     
     Editor of books
     

    Deborah Nelson-Campbell and Rouben Cholakian "The Legacy of Courtly Literature." Submitted

     
     Book chapters
     

    Deborah Nelson-Campbell ""Grace Frank"." Women Medievalists in the AcademyIn Press

     
     

    Nelson-Campbell, D. "Grace Frank." Women Medievalists in the Academy (2003) : 20.

     
     Book reviews
     

    Jones, Catherine "An Introduction to the Chansons de Geste. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida.." The French Review, 89, No. 3 (March 2016): 220.

     
     

    Deborah Nelson-Campbell "Alison Williams. Tricksters and Pranksters. Roguery in French and German Literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.." Canadian Review of Comparative LiteratureIn Press

     
     

    Deborah Nelson-Campbell "Alison Williams. Tricksters and Pranksters. Roguery in French and German Literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.." Canadian Review of Comparative LiteratureIn Press

     
     

    Pamela Porter "Courtly Love in Medieval Manuscripts." The Medieval Review (2004)

     
     Other
     

    Deborah Hubbard Nelson "From Twelfth-Century Cortezia to Fifteenth-Century Courtoisie: Evolution of a Concept or Continuation of a Tradition?." Fifteenth-Century Studies, 25 (2000) : 86-96.

     
     

    Deborah Hubbard Nelson "Silent Women." Romance Notes, 40, No. 1 (fall 1999) : 13-24.

     
     

    Deborah Hubbard Nelson "A Woman is Like. . .." Romance Quarterly (accepted for publication)

     
     

    Deborah Hubbard Nelson "From Twelfth-Century Cortezia to Fifteenth-Century Courtoisie: Evolution of a Concept or Continuation of a Tradition?." Fifteenth-Century Studies

     
    Presentations
     Conference Paper
     

    Fifteenth Triennial International Courtly Literature Society Congress, July 24-29, 2016 at the University of Kentucky, Lexington

     
     Invited Talks
     

    ""Le Chemin de Saint-Jacques/The Way of Saint James"." (January 21, 2017)

     
     

    "Why are the Middle Ages still relevant in the modern world” -
    Why do we still read, study and talk about them.  Come hear Debbie Nelson-Campbell share her passion about Middle Ages.." (March 23, 2017)

     
     

    "The Lewis and Clark Expedition:  More Than Just Map Making.." (March 17, 2016)

     
     Lectures
     

    Alliance Française of Houston

     
     

    Round Top Family Library

     
     Other
     

    "Organized a session on the Legacy of Courtly Literature at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalazamoo, MI, May 8, 2014." (May 8, 2014)

     
     Session Chair
     

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    1. Co-chair of session “What We Teach When We Teach Culture,” ADFL Summer Seminar South, June 17-21, 2013.  Houston, TX.
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    "Organized a session at the 14th International Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society in Lisbon, Portugal, July 22-27, 2013.  "The Legacy of Courtly Literature"."

     
    Editorial Positions
     Editor, Cincinnati Romance Review. University of Cincinnati. (1999 - 1999)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Sima Salchi, B.A. Unwinding the Bayeux Tapestry. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Gisele Moran, B.A. Economics of the Saint James' Pilgrimage. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Ilina Terziyski, The Many Faces of Guinevere. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Ilina Terziyski, B.A. Image of Guinevere from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-first Century. (2016) (Thesis Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Distinguished Faculty Associate at Btrown College, Brown College (3-24-16)

     Outstanding Associate at Brown College for 2012-2013, Brown College (April 2013)

     Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Sweet Briar Junior Year in France Study Abroad Program,

     Editorial Board, Cincinnati Romance Review,, University of Cincinnati