Rebecca West

Rebecca West


B.A. Baylor University; M.M.S. University of Notre Dame, 2017

Year of Matriculation



Areas of Interest

Medieval English and Norse language and literature


My dissertation considers Latin, English, and Norse sources to examine depictions of social identity in Anglo-Scandinavian England.

Recent Scholarly Activity

"Translated Genealogies: Þórr as a Trojan Aeneas." Paper presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 2018) 

Teaching Assistant: World of the Middle Ages (Spring 2018) 

“Ȝet þer is a streinant witȝ two longe tailes": English Musical Terminology in the “Chorister’s Lament" (Journal of the Early Book Society 19, 2016) 

Notebaert Professional Development Award to attend the Summer School in Scandinavian Manuscript Studies organized by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies (Summer 2016)