Associate Professor
Expertise

medieval, middle ages, anglo-saxon, romance, geography, sexuality, medievalism, fantasy literature, game of thrones, colonialism, spatiality, spatial studies, eco-criticism, environmental humanities,

Chosen name and pronouns
He/Him/His
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Languages
Old English
Middle English
Old Norse
Latin
In the Media

Media Appearances / Engagement

CBC Early edition interview, 29th October 2015:

http://www.cbc.ca/player/AudioMobile/The%2BEarly%2BEdition/ID/2678010971/

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/ubc-game-of-thrones-1.3293874

https://twitter.com/CBCEarlyEdition/status/659721811605766144

Global News Live TV Interview, 30th October, 2015.

CBC Q interview, 14th July 2017:

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/friday-july-14-2017-eric-peterson-and-john-maclachlan-gray-anna-chlumsky-and-more-1.4203201/what-can-we-learn-from-game-of-thrones-find-out-in-this-exciting-university-class-1.4203295

Time Magazine Interviews, July / August 2017:

http://time.com/4837351/game-of-thrones-real-medieval-history/

http://time.com/4861039/game-of-thrones-oldtown-library/

http://time.com/4874424/greyscale-game-of-thrones-history/

http://time.com/4864906/game-of-thrones-winter-war-history/

Salon Interview, 19th August 2017:

http://www.salon.com/2017/08/19/how-legitimate-is-the-annulment-shocker-that-game-of-thrones-tossed-at-us/

NOS (Dutch Public Broadcaster) Interview, 26th August 2017:

https://nos.nl/artikel/2189883-game-of-thrones-het-duistere-en-complexe-universum-van-schrijver-martin.html

Other news sources:

http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2015/10/28/university-of-british-columbia-offers-course-on-game-of-thrones.html

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2015/10/ubc-game-thrones/

http://news.ubc.ca/2015/10/28/a-game-of-thrones-course-exclusively-for-book-readers/

United Kingdom:

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/you-can-now-study-game-of-thrones-at-the-university-of-british-columbia-a6710676.html

USA:

http://time.com/4089712/university-of-british-columbia-offering-game-of-thrones-course-exclusively-for-book-readers/

https://winteriscoming.net/2015/10/27/study-medieval-history-by-way-of-game-of-thrones-in-new-university-course/

Germany:

http://www.merkur.de/leben/karriere/game-of-thrones-an-der-uni-studieren-university-british-columbia-literatur-5695366.html

CBC News 24 Interview, Live, April 12th 2019.

Le Devoir Interview, April 13th 2019.

Repeat Interviewee and Narrative Expert, Merbear and Maiden Jer Podcast (CFOX), April-May 2019. https://curiouscast.ca/podcast/433/merbear-and-the-maiden-jer/