259 Bartlett Hall
Amherst, MA 0l003
Educated at Loyola University Chicago, Ph.D., 1999; University of Ottawa, M.A., 1991; Bishop's University, B.A. (Honours), 1988. Specialization in Old English, early medieval literature and Christianity, and historical linguistics.
His books include Race and Ethnicity in Anglo-Saxon Literature (Routledge, 2003), and Misconceptions about the Middle Ages (Routledge, 2008), co-edited with Bryon Grigsby. He is currently editing (with Michael Moynihan and Sherrill Harbison), Vox Germanica: Essays on Germanic Literature and Culture in Honor of James E. Cathey (forthcoming from University of Arizona). His current interest is in the idea of beauty in early medieval Europe.
Course Pages: http://people.umass.edu/sharris/
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