Past Member

Nicholas James Watson

Funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fund

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Medieval Studies

Home Institution

Harvard University
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Nicholas James Watson is studying the long history of the vernacular religious literature of England (Old English, Anglo-Norman French, Middle English) in relation to broader European developments, literary, cultural, and theological, between the late ninth and early sixteenth centuries.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies

Degrees

Toronto
Ph.D.
1988
Oxford
M.Phil.
1984
Cambridge
B.A./M.A.
1980

Honors

2008
Guggenheim Fellow
2008
Fellow of the Radcliffe Institute of Advances Studies
1990
John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature

Appointments

Harvard University
2001
Professor of English
University of Western Ontario
1990–2000
Assistant, Associate, Full Professor of English