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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies


The list below shows Durham University research staff who are members of IMEMS. Click the member's name to see a more detailed biography and department.

We also welcome anyone from outside the University with an interest in our work to join. Membership is free of charge. You will receive invitations to our programme of events, with a weekly emails digest about what is happening in the Insitute and further afield. To join IMEMS contact:

Dr Marc Schachter, MA, PhD University of California

Contact Dr Marc Schachter (email at

Office hours

Fridays, 1pm-3pm and by appointment

Research Interests

  • Early Modern French Literature and Culture
  • Early modern seditious literature
  • History of the Book
  • Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
  • Sexuality and Gender Studies
  • Textual Editing and Commentaries
  • The Classical Tradition
  • Translation Studies

Selected Publications

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Selected Grants

  • 2010: Mellon Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
  • 2009: Faculty Fellow, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Institute for the Arts and Humanities
  • 2009: Francesco De Dombrowski Fellow, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
  • 2007: Franklin Grant, American Philosophical Society