Jana Mathews

Research & Publications

“Faith and Belief: The Medieval Church and Teenagers,” Youth in the Middle Ages, ed. Daniel Kline,

 London: Bloomsbury Academic, Forthcoming.

Spectacular Treason: Firework Shows as Fantasies of Regicide after the Gunpowder Plot of 1605,”

            Journal for the Study of British Culture, 2019, Forthcoming.

The Scrapbook as Repurposed and Transplanted Manuscript Illustration: The ABCs of Medieval

Alphabet Compilations in Nineteenth-Century England,” Wolfenbütteler Notes zur

Buchgeschichte (The Wolfenbüttel notes on book history), Herzog-August Bibliothek,



“Class and Social Status: The Law Versus the Hair ‘Down There,’” The Cultural History of Hair in the

            Renaissance, ed. Edith Snook, 127-43, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.

"Cinematic Thanatourism and the Purloined Past: The Game of Thrones Effect' and the Effect of the Game of Thrones on

              History, In Ghost Roads: Essays in Virtual Dark Tourism, ed. Kathryn N. McDaniel, 89-112, New York: Routledge,



“Textual Treasure Hunting: Using Geocaching to Teach the Art of Close Reading,” Technology in the

Literature Classroom, ed. Timothy Hetland, 214-234, Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2017.


“Theme Park Bibles: Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Holy Land Experience and the Evangelical Use

of the Documentary Past,” The Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Fall 2015: 89-104.


“Royal Personhood and The Owl and the Nightingale,” In Imagining Legal Personhood in the

 Middle Ages, ed. Andreea Boboc, 29-49, Leiden: Brill, 2015.


“It Takes a Consortium to Prepare Students for Life After Graduation: An Inter-Institutional Blended

Learning Careers Course,” with Anne Meehan and Beth Chancy, Transformations (June 2014): 1-19. 


A Royal Celebration. With Mark Miller and Zack Uliasz (Rollins student), Arabian Nights Dinner

 Theater, Orlando, FL, show performance dates June-December 2013,

 Voted “Best Themed Restaurant of 2013” by The Orlando Sentinel, August 2013.

“Literary Lawmaking.” Fragments: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Ancient and Medieval Pasts 3

 (July 2012): 115-119. University of Michigan Press.

"Land, Lepers and the Law in The Testament of Cresseid, The Letter of the Law: Legal Practice and Literary Production in

           Medieval England, eds. Emily Steiner and Candance Barrington, 40-66, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. 

“The Case for Misprision in Wynnere and Wastoure,Notes and Queries 244 (1999): 317-21.


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