Patricia Bart
English

Patricia Bart

Associate Professor of English
"I get to live an entire life with not only the privilege but also the obligation to learn more every day about the greatest thinkers of our heritage."
— Patricia Bart

Faculty Information

Additional Faculty Information for Patricia Bart

Education

Ph.D., English Language and Literature, University of Virginia, 2007

M.A., English Language and Literature, University of Virginia, 1994 with distinction

B.A., English Literature, University of Pittsburgh, 1986 summa cum laude

Certifications

National Rifle Association Instructor: Pistol, Rifle and Home Firearm Safety

National Rifle Association: Range Safety Officer

Memberships

Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership and service)

Lambda Sigma (leadership and service)

Delta Phi Alpha (German)

Awards

Emily Daughtery Award for Teaching Excellence (Hillsdale College)

Seven Society Graduate Fellowship for Superb Teaching Honoree (University of Virginia)

Emma W. Locke Memorial Award (University of Pittsburgh)

Publications

Voice recording of Piers Plowman Passus 7, The Chaucer Studio Press (2016)

“Intellect, Influence and Evidence: The Elusive Allure of the Scribe of Ht” in “Ye? baw for bokes”: Essays in Honor of Hoyt N. Duggan, Marymount University Press & Tsehai Publishers (2013)

“The Hidden Life of the Friars: The Mendicant Orders in the Work of Walter Hilton, William Langland, and Geoffrey Chaucer” in The Origin, Development, and Refinement of Medieval Religious Mendicancies (2011)

“Experimental Markup in a TEI-Conformant Setting,” The Digital Medievalist 2.1 (2006)

Electronic Archive

Associate Editor, The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, vol. 7: London, British Library, MS Lansdowne 398 and Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson Poetry 38 (R). SEENET, Series A.8. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer for SEENET and The Medieval Academy of America (2011)

Associate Editor, The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, vol. 5: London, British Library, MS Additional 35287 (M). SEENET, Series A.7. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer for SEENET and The Medieval Academy of America (2005)

Associate Editor, The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, vol. 4: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 581 (L). SEENET, Series A.6. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer for SEENET and The Medieval Academy of America (2004)

In Progress

Editor, The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, vol. [t.b.d.]: San Marino, Huntington Library Hm114 (Ht). SEENET, Series A. [t.b.d.]

Editor, The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive vol. [t.b.d.]: Oxford, Bodleian, Laud 656 (Ec), SEENET, Series A. [t.b.d.]

Co-Editor, The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, vol. [t.b.d.]: San Marino, Huntington Library Hm143 (X). SEENET, Series A. [t.b.d.]

Review of Work

Knowles, Jim and Timothy Stinson, “The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive on the Web: An Introduction,” Yearbook of Langland Studies 28 (2014)

Conferences and Lectures

Respondent, Center for Hellenic Studies/Council of Independent Colleges, Seminar on Ancient Greek Tragedy. Respondent on scholarship on the Greek tragic tradition, Washington, D.C., the Center for Hellenic Studies (2015)

“We of Good Cheer: The Virtue of Hospitality in American Life,” lecture for friends of Hillsdale College, Prescott and Tucson, Arizona (2015)

Co-Chair of Panel, “Medieval Texts & Digital Editions: Obstacles and Opportunities,” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (2014)

Kappa Kappa Gamma Program Night: Lecture and Q&A on the virtue of hospitality in the Hillsdale community (2014)

Lecture on Chaucer and Boethius, Hillsdale College Graduate School of Statesmanship (2013)

“Women and Arms Bearing in the Early English-Speaking Tradition,” Ladies for Liberty Dinner (2013)

“The History of Markup Standards since 1994 in Relation to Platforms and Best Practices for New Entrants into the Field” in Roundtable Discussion: “Back to the Future: Exploring New Digital Initiatives in Medieval Studies,” Medieval Academy of America, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2013)

Board Meeting of the Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, presentation on best practices and preservation of data, North Carolina State University, Raleigh (2013)

“How to Save Western Civilization One Day at a Time,” Koon Dorm (2013)

Lectura Dantis Collevallensis inaugural lecture, Canto XV of Inferno (2013)

“J.R.R. Tolkien’s WWI Military Service in the Making of The Lord of the Rings” (2012)

“Libertà va cercando”: An Anthropology of Man and Text in the West,” Honors Dinner Lecture (2012)

“The Sword of Honor in Relation to Waugh’s Political and Spiritual Development,” Honors Program Parents’ Weekend Address (2011)

Honors Program Retreat, Grove City College (2011)

“Are You Malleable?” CCA I—The Korean War, Faculty Roundtable (2010)

“The Marriage of Mercury & Philology: Developments in the Electronic Analysis of Medieval Texts,” Honors Lecture (2010)

“Gardens and Literature,” Honors Lecture (2010)

“Oxford in the History of the Book,” Oxford Study Abroad Program (2009)

“Types of Evidence in Hm 114 (Ht) and Their Relation to the Scribe,” The Fourth Piers Plowman Workshop, Loyola Marymount University and the Huntington Library (2009)

“The Rationale for Cervantes’ Satire in Don Quixote,” Honors Lecture (2009)