Lisa Manter  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Ph.D English, University of Michigan, 1998
    Dissertation: Passionate Imaginings: The Mystical Remythologies of Richard Rolle, Julian of Norwich, and Margery Kempe
  • M.A. English, University of Michigan, 1990
  • B.A. English, University of Puget Sound, 1987
    Magna Cum Laude

Teaching Experience:

  • Research Associate, English Department - University of Colorado at Boulder (September 2001 - )
  • Associate Professor of English and Drama - Saint Mary's College of California (2000 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor of English and Drama - Saint Mary's College of California (1995 - 2000)
  • Teaching Assistant, Shakespeare's Plays I, English Language and Literature - University of Michigan (1993)
  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to the Art of Film, Film and Video Studies - University of Michigan (1992 - 1994)
  • Teaching Assistant, College Writing, English Language and Literature - University of Michigan (1990 - 1992)
  • Teaching Assistant, Major Directors: Hitchcock, Comparative Literature - University of Michigan (1990)

Presentations:

Invited Lectures

  • The Imaginary of Julian of Norwich. Manter, Lisa (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    Medieval Studies Luncheon series, University of California, Berkeley, California
    (October 2000)
  • The Storyboard as Architectural Tool: Using the cinema to imagine the flow of time for architectural sites. Manter, Lisa (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    ARCH 100B, Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Professor Ray Lifchez, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    (September 17, 1997)
  • Julian of Norwich. Manter, Lisa (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    Brother Gary York Series, Women's Studies Program, Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga, California
    (1996)

Presentations and Conferences

  • The Medieval Mae West?: Chaucer's Wife of Bath as Female Camp. Manter, Lisa
    Old and Middle English Colloquium Conference on Medieval Performativity, Berkeley, California
    (May 2002)
  • Panel organizer for "Camp Sites: Creating Alternative Spaces Through Camp Aesthetics". Manter, Lisa (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    8th Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    (November 2001)
  • The Medieval Mae West?: Chaucer's Wife of Bath as Female Camp. Manter, Lisa
    8th Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    (November 2001)
  • My Love Is Cruelly Pend': Death, Stasis, and Lyric in Chaucer and Spenser. Manter, Lisa
    7th Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana
    (November 2000)
  • Impossible Images: Julian of Norwich's Visionary Challenge to the Patristic Hierarchy. Manter, Lisa
    35th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    (May 2000)
  • Jesus as Mother: Julian of Norwich's Challenge to the Patriarchal Symbolic. Manter, Lisa
    The Female Principle: Eclipses and Re-Emergences," University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
    (March 2000)
  • Imitatio Ricardi: The Transformation of the Word in Richard Rolle's Meditations on the Passion. Manter, Lisa
    6th Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Coral Gables, Florida
    (October 1999)
  • From Greece to Grease: Chaste Wives, Murderous Whores, and Camp as Critique. Manter, Lisa
    The Legacy of Greece, Collegiate Seminar Panel, Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga, California
    (October 15, 1996)
  • The Savior of Her Desire: Margery Kempe's Envisioning of Christ. Manter, Lisa
    Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association, Park City, Utah
    (May 1996)
  • Baiting the Hook: Guillaume de Machaut and the Traffic in Women. Manter, Lisa
    Annual Meeting of the Medieval Association of the Pacific, University of Washington
    (March 1994)
  • In the Name of the Father: Dhuoda's Liber manualis as a Mirror of Authority. Manter, Lisa
    Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies at Binghamton, New York
    (October 1992)
  • Destroying the Boundaries of Discipline: Feminist Film Theory and Feminist Literary Theory. Manter, Lisa
    Plots & Plans: The Eight Annual National Graduate Women's Studies Conference, University of Michigan
    (March 1991)

Publications:

  • Manter, Lisa. "Rolle Playing: "And the Word became flesh . . ."." The Spirit of the Vernacular, Eds. , Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate, Robertson, Duncan, Warren, Nancy. Boston: Palgrave Press, 2002
  • Manter, Lisa. "The Savior of Her Desire: Margery Kempe's Passionate Gaze." Exemplaria, Vol. 13, Iss. 1, pgs. 39-66, 2001
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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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