Marcus Bull

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Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor of Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Director, Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

471 Hamilton Hall
CB# 3195
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
919.962.5544 (phone)
mgbull@email.unc.edu

BA University of London, 1987
PhD University of London, 1991

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Marcus Bull’s current research interests focus on the narratology of historical texts from the central medieval period, with particular reference to the Latin narratives of the First Crusade. His edition of the Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolimitanorum will appear in the Oxford Medieval Texts series; and he is also co-producing, with Damien Kempf, a new edition of Robert the Monk’sHistoria Iherosolimitana. Professor Bull is also interested in the reception of the pre-modern past in the modern era: he has recently co-edited, with Tania String, a volume entitled Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century (2011).

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Some Notable Publications

Graduate Students Advised by Marcus Bull

Senior Honors Thesis Students Advised by Marcus Bull

  • Katie Harper (History)
  • Burt Westermeier (History)

Courses Offered (as schedules allow)

For current course listings, consult the Registrar’s Schedule of Classes.

  • HIST 89—History and Myth in Film
  • HIST 107—Introduction to Medieval History
  • HIST 392—The First Crusade
  • HIST 434—Medieval England
  • HIST 437—Aristocratic Culture in the Central Middle Ages
  • HIST 438—Medieval Masculinities
  • HIST 701—Introduction to Medieval Studies
  • HIST 890—Historiography and Narrative