Medieval and Early Modern Faculty at UBC


Asian Studies

Alison Bailey, premodern Chinese literature

Stefania Burk, Medieval Japanese literature and women’s writing

Jinhua Chen, East Asian Buddhism

Hessam Dehghani, premodern Persian Language and culture

Kay Duffy, premodern sinitic literatures

Nam-lin Hur, premodern Japanese history

Christina Laffin, premodern Japanese literature and culture

Joshua S. Mostow, premodern Japanese literature and art

Naveena Naqvi, Persianate Islamic Cultures of South Asia

Peter Nosco, early modern Japan

Sebastian Prange, Medieval Indian Ocean World

Bruce Rusk, Ming and Qing China

Adheesh Sathaye, Medieval Sanskrit literature

Hasan Siddiqui, early modern South Asia


Art History, Visual Art and Theory

Georgios Makris, Byzantine Art and Archeology

Joseph Monteyne, early modern English Art

Julia Orell, Song and Yuan Art

Saygin Salgirli, early modern Ottoman and Mediterranean art and architecture



Mauricio Drelichman, Early modern Spanish economic history


English Language and Literatures

Patricia Badir, Renaissance drama and poetry

Dennis Britton, early modern English literature

Siân Echard, medieval literature

Nancy Frelick, Renaissance literature

Stephen Guy-Bray, Renaissance poetry

Elizabeth Hodgson, Renaissance English literature

Vin Nardizzi, Renaissance English literature

Mo Pareles, Old and Middle English literature

Stephen Partridge, Middle English literature

Robert Rouse, medieval romance

Katherine Sirluck, Renaissance literature

Mark Vessey, medieval and early modern literatures


French, Hispanic and Italian Studies

Raúl Álvarez Moreno, Medieval and early modern Spanish literature

Kim Beauchesne, Colonial Latin American literature

Daniela Boccassini, medieval and renaissance Italian literature

Joël Castonguay-Bélanger, early modern French literature

Elizabeth Lagresa-González, early modern Hispanic literature and culture,

Patrick Moran, Medieval French literature

Juliet O’Brien, Medieval French

Katharina Piechocki, seventeenth-century Romance literature

Anne Salamon, Medieval French literature, philology



Courtney Booker, early medieval Europe

John Christopoulos, early modern Europe (Program Chair)

Bonnie Effros, late antique and early medieval history and archeology

Jessica Hanser, early modern British Empire and China

Sara Ann Knutson, history and archeology of premodern Afro-Eurasia

Leo Shin, later imperial China

Shoufu Yin, medieval and early modern China


School of Information

Erik Kwakkel, premodern book history



Alexandre Fisher, early modern music and soundscapes

Hedy Law, music in early modern France



Fatema Amijee, Early modern rationalism and metaphysics

Margaret Schabas, early modern philosophy, history of science