Brenda Deen Schildgen (NHC Fellow, 2005–06)

Project Title:

Heritage or Heresy: Preservation and Destruction of the Cultural and Natural Environment

University of California, Davis

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2005–06

Brenda Deen Schildgen completed Heritage or Heresy: Preservation and Destruction of Cultural Patrimony and two essays, "Middle Eastern Apocalyptic Traditions in Dante's La Divina Commedia and Mohammed's Micraj or Night Journey" (forthcoming in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, 2007), and "Animals, Poetry and Philosophy, and Dante's Commedia." She finished coediting (with Zhou Gang and Sander L. Gilman) Other Renaissances: A New Approach to World Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2006). She also completed her work as coeditor with Peter Hawkins and William Campbell, Medieval Readings of Romans, in the series Romans through History and Cultures (T&T Clark International, forthcoming 2006).