Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey is Associate Professor of French in Trinity College Dublin and the director of the Trinity Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She is currently a member of the Editorial Board of H-France, the interdisciplinary digital journal recognised as the largest scholarly organisation for francophone history and culture. She is also Chief Editor of the refereed series ‘Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’ (Oxford, Peter Lang).
Awards for research and contribution to the discipline: Fellowship of Trinity College (2004); Membership of the Academie de Savoie (2005); Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Merite (2017).
Her current project is on ‘Political Identity and the Poetical Muse in the French Renaissance’. This is constructed around a set of questions relating to bibliography, performance, morality, power, politics, and readership.
Dr Gregory Hulsman is a visiting research fellow with the Trinity Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He is a tutor in medieval literature in the School of English, Trinity College Dublin. He completed his Ph.D in 2015, and his doctoral thesis was entitled ‘The Evolution of a Lollard Book of Instruction: A Critical Edition of Material from Trinity College Dublin MS 245’. His research interests include medieval heresy and dissent, manuscript studies, medieval romance and Middle English sermons.
His book (co-edited with Dr Caoimhe Whelan), entitled ‘Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland’, was published by Peter Lang in 2016. He is currently directing a manuscripts research network for the Trinity Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Joanna Poetz earned her B.A. in French and English from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland and M.Phil with distinction in Medieval Language, Literature and Culture from Trinity College Dublin.
She is currently doing a Ph.D in medieval studies within the Trinity Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and the French Department in Trinity College Dublin. Her research project is on the Waldensian manuscripts preserved in the Old Library of Trinity College Dublin. She is preparing a critical edition of some Waldensian treatises which they contain. She is particularly interested in topics related to language and power, intertextuality, medieval literature and manuscript studies, Old French and Old Occitan literature.