Research

Kathleen’s research interests include rhetoric, epistolary form, literacy, the use of vernacular languages, patronage and political relationships. Her recent work concerns English royal correspondence under Edward I.

Recent Conference Papers

  • ‘On stage and off: formal and familiar letters in medieval Anglo-French diplomacy’, Letters, Memory and Diplomacy Symposium, Sydney (Jan 2018)
  • ‘Moving Allies: Edward I’s Expenses for his Daughters as Diplomatic Exchange’, 11th Biennial Conference of ANZAMEMS , Wellington (Feb 2017).
  • ‘Women in medieval political networks: a feminist reading’, Melbourne Feminist History Group, Melbourne (Oct 2016)

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