Dyan Elliott (NHC Fellow, 1997–98; 2012–13)
Project Title, 1997–98
Proving Woman: Female Mysticism and Inquisitional Practice in Late Medieval Europe
Indiana University Bloomington
Project Title, 2012–13
Scandal: A Hidden Force in Medieval Church History
Northwestern UniversityReturn to All Fellows
Fellowship Work Summary, 1997–98
Dyan Elliott completed a book, The Practice of Reading, to be published by Yale University Press (1998); completed the Alexander Lectures to be given at the University of Toronto in November 1998 under the title The Question of Reading; and started work on a book provisionally called My T. S. Eliot, in certain respects part of an intellectual memoir.
Fellowship Work Summary, 2012–13
Dyan Elliott drafted two chapters of her book Scandal: A Hidden Force in Medieval Church History and wrote a historical novel A Hole in the Heavens. She also wrote “The Counterfactual Twelfth Century” to be included in Christianity and Culture in the Middle Ages: A Volume in Honor of John Van Engen and “Clerical Sexuality” for the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality, and Gender.