Jan Ziolkowski

Jan Ziolkowski

Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin
Ph.D. Cambridge University
On leave 2020-2021
Jan  Ziolkowski

Jan Ziolkowski's research addresses Latin language and literature in the Middle Ages, the medieval rhetorical tradition, and medieval poetry and poetics. In addition to his work as series editor of Harvard Studies in Medieval Latin and Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library, Professor Ziolkowski is a prolific author and translator; among his publications are Alan of Lille’s Grammar of Sex: The Meaning of Grammar to a Twelfth-Century Intellectual (Medieval Academy of America, 1985), Fairy Tales from Before Fairy Tales: The Medieval Latin Past of Wonderful Lies (University of Michigan Press, 2007), The Virgilian Tradition: The First Fifteen Hundred Years ((with Michael Putnam; Yale University Press, 2008), and most recently the six-volume The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity (Open Book Publishers, 2018).

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