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.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Roisin Cossar, "Clerical 'Concubines' in Northern Italy," The Journal of Women's History, Winter, 2011 (23.1), pp. 111-132.

Roisin Cossar, "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, 2010. (forthcoming)
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. (forthcoming)
The Transformation of the Laity in Bergamo, 1265-c.1400. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, July 2006
“Confraternities in Medieval Bergamo” in Katherine Jansen et al, eds. Medieval Italy: Texts in Translation, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009, pp. 400-404.
"A Good Woman: Gender Roles and Female Religious Identity in Late Medieval Bergamo" in Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, 46 (2001): 119-132.
"The Quality of Mercy: Confraternities and Public Power in Medieval Bergamo", Journal of Medieval History 27 (2001): 139-157.

COURSES TAUGHT

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: France, Louis XIV and the Enlightenment

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

2008-09
HIST 2420 Medieval World
HIST 4040/7470 The Later Middle Ages