Faculty Profile

Kathryne Beebe

Kathryne Beebe

Title
Associate Professor
Department
History
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

DPhil, The University of Oxford, 2007.
Major: History
Degree Specialization: Medieval History
Dissertation Title: Felix Fabri and his Audiences: the pilgrimage writings of a Dominican preacher in late-medieval Germany
MSt, University of Oxford, 2002.
Major: History
Degree Specialization: Medieval History
Dissertation Title: Margery Kempe as Pilgrim: sacred spaces and pilgrimages in a mystic’s 'Imitatio Christi'.
BA, Carleton College, 2000.
Major: English Literature
Degree Specialization: English Literature

Current Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2022
HIST 4224.002, History of the Book, Spring 2022
HIST 4219.031, Late Medieval Europe, 1095 to 1400, Spring 2022
HIST 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
HIST 4218.031, Early Medieval Europe, ca. 312 1095, Fall 2021 Syllabus
HIST 6940.001, Individual Research, Fall 2021
HIST 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Fall 2021
HIST 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2021
HIST 6900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2021
HIST 5040.001, Studies in Modern European History, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 4221.031, Early Modern Europe and the World, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4221.777, Early Modern Europe and the World, Summer 5W1 2021 SPOT
HIST 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2021
HIST 5040.001, Studies in Modern European History, Summer 5W1 2021 SPOT
HIST 4219.001, Late Medieval Europe, 1095 to 1400, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Spring 2021
HIST 5040.002, Studies in Modern European History, Spring 2021 SPOT
HIST 4262.831, Topics in European History, Spring 3W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4260.003, Topics in History, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4218.001, Early Medieval Europe, ca. 312 1095, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5080.001, Seminar in Modern European History, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2020
HIST 4260.031, Topics in History, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4260.777, Topics in History, Summer 5W1 2020 SPOT
HIST 4951.005, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2020
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
HIST 4218.001, Early Medieval Europe, ca. 312 1095, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
HIST 4260.001, Topics in History, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus
HIST 5900.715, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus
HIST 4260.031, Topics in History, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4219.001, Late Medieval Europe, 1095 to 1400, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5040.002, Studies in Modern European History, Spring 2019 SPOT
HIST 4218.001, Early Medieval Europe, ca. 312 1095, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4260.003, Topics in History, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Beebe, K., Davis, A. (2017). Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn (paperback edition). (1), 158. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. https://www.routledge.com/Space-Place-and-Gendered-Identities-Feminist-History-and-the-Spatial/Beebe-Davis/p/book/9781138830493
Beebe, K., Davis, A. (2015). Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn. (1), 158. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. https://www.routledge.com/Space-Place-and-Gendered-Identities-Feminist-History-and-the-Spatial/Beebe-Davis/p/book/9781138830493
Book Chapter
Beebe, K. (2020). “Observant Reform in the Late Middle Ages". The Oxford Handbook of Christian Monasticism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Beebe, K. (2018). “The Nachleben of the Gottesfreunde: Heinrich Seuse and Felix Fabri". Friends of God. Vernacular Literature and Religious Elites in the Rhineland and the Low Countries (1300–1500). 273–289. Rome: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura (Series: Temi i Testi). http://www.storiaeletteratura.it/catalogo/friends-of-god/5112
Beebe, K. (2018). “Felix Fabri und die Klosterreformen des 15. Jahrhunderts”. Die Welt des Frater Felix Fabri. 75-87. Weißenhorn: Anton H. Konrad Verlag. https://www.konrad-verlag.de/programm/titel/729-die-welt-des-frater-felix-fabri.html
Beebe, K. (2014). “The Jerusalem of the Mind’s Eye: Imagined Pilgrimage in the Fifteenth Century". Visual Constructs of Jerusalem (Series: Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages 18.). 409–420. Turnhout: Brepols. http://dx.doi.org/10.1484/M.CELAMA-EB.6.09070802050003050501000403
Book Review
Beebe, K. (2014). Pilgrimage and Pogrom: Violence, Memory, and Visual Culture at the Host-Miracle Shrines of Germany and Austria. By Mitchell B. Merback. Chicago, IL and London: University of Chicago Press. 2012.. 32(3), 456–458. Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press.
Beebe, K. (2012). The Itineraries of William Wey. Edited and Translated by Francis Davey (Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2010).. 25(1), 12–15. Oxford, Oxfordshire: The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
Beebe, K. (2010). Cyrus, Cynthia J. The Scribes for Women’s Convents in Late Medieval Germany. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009.. The German Quarterly. 83(3), 373–374.
Beebe, K. (2010). Atlas of Medieval Europe, eds. David Ditchburn, Simon MacLean, and Angus MacKay (London: Routledge, 2007).. CXXV(512), 142–143. Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press.
Beebe, K. (2004). O. R. Constable, Housing the Stranger in the Mediterranean World: Lodging, Trade and Travel in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).. 1, . Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University History Society. https://sites.google.com/site/jouhsinfo/beebe02.pdf?attredirects=0
Encyclopedia Article
Beebe, K. (2009). “Knighting of Pilgrims,” in the Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage. 316-317. Leiden: Brill. https://brill.com/view/title/11562
Beebe, K. (2009). “Return from Pilgrimage," in Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage. 631-633. Leiden: Brill. https://brill.com/view/title/11562
Journal Article
Beebe, K. (2019). “Journey, Geography, and Time in Felix Fabri’s 'Sionpilger'”. Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte. 93, 431–448. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler Verlag. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41245-019-00090-2
Beebe, K., Davis, A., Gleadle, K. (2012). “Introduction: Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn". 21(4), 523-532. London: Taylor & Francis. https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rwhr20/21/4
Beebe, K. (2008). “Reading Mental Pilgrimage in Context: the Imaginary Pilgrims and Real Travels of Felix Fabri’s ‘Die Sionpilger'". 25, 39-70. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press. http://muse.jhu.edu/article/261870
Beebe, K. (2006). “Knights, Cooks, Monks and Tourists: Elite and Popular Experience of the Late-Medieval Jerusalem Pilgrimage". Essays in Medieval Studies. Elite and Popular Religion (Special issue of the journal Studies in Church History 42). 42, 99–109. Martlesham: Boydell & Brewer / Cambridge University Press for the Ecclesiastical History Society. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/studies-in-church-history/article/knights-cooks-monks-and-tourists-elite-and-popular-experience-of-the-latemedieval-jerusalem-pilgrimage/A9C463690FA65BCA8DD07F36A54322F7
Journal Special Issue
Beebe, K., Davis, A., Gleadle, K. (2012). Women’s History Review. Special Issue: “Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn.”. Women's History Review. 21(4), 523-689. London: Taylor & Francis. https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rwhr20/21/4
Monograph
Beebe, K. (2014). Pilgrim and Preacher: the Audiences and Observant Spirituality of Friar Felix Fabri (1437/8–1502). 288. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/pilgrim-and-preacher-9780198717072?cc=us&lang=en&
Video and Audiovisual Material
Beebe, K. (2018). A Virtual Pilgrimage: Felix Fabri's ‘Sionpilger’ and the Unicorn.. Other. London: Birkbeck Leverhulme International Network on Pilgrim Libraries. https://youtu.be/Ci503nExMgk

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Beebe, K., "Visualizing Observance: Social Networks and the Spread of Reform in Late-Medieval Germany," Sponsored by Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst / German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), International, $9000 Funded. (May 14, 2019August 14, 2019).
Grant - Research
Beebe, K. (Principal), "Mentorship for Pursuing Digital Humanities Opportunities," Sponsored by Office of the Provost, University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (September 1, 2021May 13, 2022).
Beebe, K. (Supporting), "Digital Arts & Humanities Start-Up Grant," Sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington, Other, $10000 Funded. (January 2016August 2016).
Beebe, K., Mixson, J. D. (Co-Principal), "Digital Arts & Humanities Start-Up Grant," Sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington, Other, $9070 Funded. (January 2016August 2016).
Grant - Service
Beebe, K. (Co-Principal), Martin, J. (Co-Principal), Torget, A. J. (Co-Principal), Moye, T. (Co-Principal), "Learning from Mentors to Create a Center for Digital Humanities at UNT," Sponsored by Office of the Provost, University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 1, 2021May 13, 2022).
Beebe, K., "The 2020 MAA/CARA Conference Grant for Regional Associations and Programs," Sponsored by Medieval Academy of America and its Committee on Centers and Regional Associations, National, $1000 Funded. (October 2020).
Grant - Teaching
Beebe, K. (Principal), "Inaugural University of North Texas Special Collections Coursework Development Grant," Sponsored by UNT Willis Library Special Collections, University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (August 15, 2019August 15, 2020).
Beebe, K. (Principal), "Kent Library Endowment Fund Grant," Sponsored by Southeast Missouri State University, Other, $250 Funded. (June 2012).
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