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Elizabeth Archibald

Humanities, Musicology

Elizabeth P. Archibald holds a Ph.D. in History from Yale University, with research focusing on the history of education and literacy in medieval Europe and the history of the book. She has presented and published on topics including the reception of classical school texts in the medieval curriculum, women's book ownership in early modern Europe, the use of dialogues in early pedagogy, and the modern popular reputation of the middle ages. She co-edited Learning Latin and Greek from Antiquity to the Present (Cambridge University Press, 2015), and is preparing a book on methods of elementary instruction in the Carolingian era. She is the author of the blog Ask the Past and the forthcoming book Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear (Hachette Books US/ Square Peg UK, May 2015).



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