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Steven Bednarski
Professor
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Awards:

Faculty Research Grant

St. Jerome's University

2015

 

Partnership Development Grant

SSHRC

2014-2018

 

Faculty Research Grant

St. Jerome's University

2014-2015

 

4A Award

UW/SSHRCC

2013

 

Distinguished Teacher Award

University of Waterloo

2011

 

Insight Development Grant

SSHRC

2011-2013

 

Faculty Research Grant

St. Jerome's University

2011-2012

 

SSHRC Seed Grant

University of Waterloo

2009-2010

 

Faculty Research Grant

St. Jerome's University

2009-2010

 

Faculty Research Grant

St. Jerome's University

2008-2009

 

Faculty Research Grant

St. Jerome's University

2007-2008

 

New Faculty Member Award for Grad. Student Support

St. Jerome's University

2006

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship

SSHRC

2002-2004

 

Doctoral Fellowship

SSHRC

1998-2001

 

OGS, Masters Level

1995-1996

Research Interests:

Medieval History, Social History, Criminal History, Gender History, Environmental History.

Research Activity:

MONOGRAPHS

 

 

1. A Poisoned Past: the Life and Times of Margarita de Portu, a Fourteenth-century Poisoner. University of Toronto Press, 2014. 202 pp

 

 

2. Curia: A Social History of a Court, Crime, and Conflict in a Late Medieval Town.Montpellier, PULM, 2013. 228 pp

 

 

WORKS IN PROGRESS:

 

 

Changing Landscapes: New Approaches to Social History, Natural Environment, and Historical Climate in Late Medieval Provence,” Hommage offert à Michel Hébert, Special Issue of Memini: Travaux et Documents, ed. Lyse Roy (Forthcoming 2016).

 

 

(Co-authored with A. Moore) “New Interdisciplinary Approaches to Life and Land at Herstmonceux,” Handbook of Medieval Rural Life, ed. Miriam Muller, Routledge History Handbook Series (Oxford: Routledge, forthcoming April 2018).

 

 

(Co-authored with A. Moore) “Medieval Climate Change and Land Use at Herstmonceux, East Sussex” (forthcoming.)

 

 

“Queering a Castle: Herbet Paul Latham and Government Condemnation of Homosexuality at Herstmonceux in the Second World War” (forthcoming).

 

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

 

 

“Autour du corps de Catherine Fabri : un document relatif à une césarienne post-mortem en Provence au XVe siècle” in
Autour de la médicalisation. Perspectives historiques, pratiques et re-présentations des soignants et des soignés, XVe-XX
siècles, ed. Joceline Chabot, Daniel Hickey, and Martin Pâquet (Lavel University Press) forthcoming 2012.

 

 

“The Search for the Father in Fourteenth-Century Provençal Society: Evidence from Manosque” in Aventiuren des Geschlechts. Konzeptionen von Männlichkeit in der Literatur des 13. Jahrhunderts, eds. Michael Mecklenburg and Matthias Meyer. Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, 2006: 39 – 59.

 

 

“Whence Springs the Lie? Motive and Fraud in the Manosquin Criminal Court (1340-1403)” in Shell Games: Studies in Scams, Frauds, and Deceits (1300 – 1650), eds. M. Crane, R. Raiswell, and M. Murray. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2004: 123 – 144.

 

 

“Keeping it in the Family? Domestic Violence in the Later Middle Ages: Examples from a Provençal Town (1340 - 1403)” in
Love, Marriage and Family Ties in the Middle Ages, eds. Miriam Muller, Isabel Davis, and Sarah Rees-Jones. Turnhour: Brepolis, 2003: 277 - 297.

 

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

 

Sadly and With a Bitter Heart : What Caesarean Section Meant in the Middle Ages,” Florilegium. Essays in Honour of Margaret Wade Labarge, vol. 28 (2011) ed. Jacqueline Murray: ss-69. (Published April 2013).

 

 

“Learning to be a man: public schooling and apprenticeship in late medieval Manosque” Journal of Medieval History, June 2009: 113 – 135.

 

 

“En marge de la justice: les marges décorées des registres de justice provençaux du XIVe siècle.” Provence historique, t.
LIX, fasc. 235 (mars-avril 2009): 3-25.

 

 

“De l’eau, du grain et une figurine à forme humaine. Quelques procès pour sortilèges à Ma-nosque au début du XIVe
siècle,” Memini: Travaux et documents. Vol. 2 (1998).

PROFESSIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES:

 

 

2014 – 2015 Member, Search Committee, Dept. of Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies

 

 

2014 - Director, SSHRC Herstmonceux Project ($340,000 budget) Responsibilities: with my UK collaborator, oversee an international and interdisciplinary team of scholars, graduate, and undergraduate students who study the impact of historical climate change on human settlement patterns. I supervise finances and project management for my research team.

 

 

2014 - Member, St. Jerome’s University Board of Governor

 

2014 - Member, St. Jerome’s University Board of Governors Mission Cttee

 

 

2013 Chief Negotiator, St. Jerome’s University Academic Staff Association

 

 

2012-201 President, St. Jerome’s University Academic Staff Association

 

 

2012-2013 Member, St. Jerome’s University Senate Council Finance Committee

 

 

2012-201 Member, St. Jerome’s University Senate Council Governance Committee

 

 

2011-2012 Member, St. Jerome’s Univ. Board of Governors Ad Hoc Senate Cttee

 

 

2009-2011 Negotiator, St. Jerome’s University Academic Staff Association

 

 

2007- Director of Medieval Studies, St. Jerome’s University Co-Director of Medieval Studies, University of Waterloo

 

 

2011- 12/2014 St. Jerome’s University Research Officer (elected)

 

 

2010-2011 Member, Steering Committee of College Council 

 

 

2010 Member, St. Jerome’s University Committee on Research & Scholarship

 

 

2009 Member, Search Committee, St. Jerome’s University Dept. of Mathematics

 

 

2008 & 2009 Member, St. Jerome’s University Headley Essay Prize committee

 

 

2008-9 Member, St. Jerome’s University Website Committee Review content and layout of university website

 

 

2007 Member, Search Committee, St.Jerome’s University Library