Christopher Berard

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Christopher’s research interests include: Arthurianism; court culture: monarchical and aristocratic self-representation; chivalry and violence; medieval historiography.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

James P. Carley, FRSC (Co-Supervisor). Distinguished Research Professor, University of York.

Mark D. Meyerson (Co-Supervisor). Professor of History and Medieval Studies, University of Toronto.

Dorothea Kullmann. Associate Professor of French and Medieval Studies, University of Toronto.

Markus Stock. Associate Professor of German and Medieval Studies,
University of Toronto

THESIS TITLE

Arthurus Redivivus: Historical Cases of Arthurian Imitation, 1270-1377.”

PUBLICATIONS

“Edward III’s Abandoned Order of the Round Table,” Arthurian Literature 29 (2012): 1-39.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

“Once and Future History: Galfridian Borrowings in an account of the First War of Scottish Independence,” Session on ‘Monarchy and Kingship in Late Medieval England,’ Forty-eighth International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, (forthcoming: May, 2013).

“The Once and Future Arthurian: Edward III and the Feast of St. George, 1358,” Session on ‘Kingship and Politics in Late Medieval England,’ Forty-seventh International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2012.

“Edward I and the Ritualization of Royal Round Table Festivals in England,” Session on ‘Imitation, Emulation, and Forgery: Pretending and Becoming in the Medieval World,’ Thirty-third Medieval Colloquium of the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, March, 2012.

“Edward III’s Abandoned Order of the Round Table.” Session on ‘Politics, Culture and the Arts in Late Medieval England,’ Forty-sixth International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2011.