University of Manitoba - Faculty of Arts - History - Roisin Cossar
Roisin Cossar

Associate Head

Associate Professor

Office: 454 Fletcher Argue Building
e-mail: Roisin.Cossar@umanitoba.ca
Phone: (204) 474-8885

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Toronto
M.A. University of Toronto
B.A.(Honours) McGill University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Religion and society; late medieval Italy; urban history; gender; archives.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Defining Roles in the Clerical Household in Trecento Venice,” Viator, 45, 2, 2014, 237-254, doi: 10.1484/J.VIATOR.1.103919

 “Portraits of Aging Men in late Medieval Italy,” The Gerontologist 2012, pp 1-8, doi: 10.1093/geront/gnr149

"Clerical 'Concubines' in Northern Italy," The Journal of Women's History, 23, 1, 2011, 111-132.

Shona Kelly Wray and Roisin Cossar, "The Medieval Will," in Joel Rosenthal, ed., Understanding Medieval Primary Sources: Using Historical Sources To Discover Medieval Europe. Routledge, 2011, 59-71.

"Notaries and Confraternities in Bergamo, 1300-1400" in A. Prosperi, N. Terpstra, S. Pastore (eds), Brotherhood and Boundaries/Fraternità e Barriere, Pisa:  Edizione della Normale, 2011, pp. 69-85.

The Transformation of the Laity in Bergamo, 1265-c.1400, Leiden, The Netherlands: E.J. Brill Academic Publishers, 2006.

COURSES TAUGHT

2014-2015
HIST 3990 Seminar Topics in History: Venice

2013-2014
HIST 3990 Seminar Topics in History: Venice

2012-2013
HIST 3990 Seminar in Selected History Topics: Venice

2011-2012 - On leave

2010-2011
HIST 3110 Topics in History 1: Family, Marriage & Sex in the Middle Ages

2009-10
HIST 2420 The Medieval World
HIST 3140 The Later Middle Ages