Sharon Hubbs Wright

  • Associate Professor (Tenured), Department Head History
  • St. Thomas More College
  • 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
  • Room 203
  • Phone: 306.966.8938
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Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications
Teaching Responsibilities | Administrative Responsibilities


  • BA, MA, PhD. Toronto 2007

Research Interests

  • Medieval England, Conflict & Violence Studies, Crusades, Pre-Modern Women’s History, Medical History, The Middle Ages in Film, The Provenance of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books in Collections on the Canadian Prairies.

Research Projects

  • Community and Conflict after the Great Mortality (1340 – 1370).
  • Principal Investigator: Manuscripts & Early Printed Books in the Prairies (MAEPbooks).
  • SSHRC Standard Research Grant - "Women, conflict  and the great mortality in England:  fighting and gender in the wake of the plague."
  • "Devotion and Patrimony:  The Norfolks of Naburn's Chantry Inquest and License (Yorkshire, 1338).

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Sharon Hubbs Wright and Michael Cichon, “Fiction after Felony: Innovation and Transformation in the Eland Outlaw Narratives” Leeds Studies in English, New Series 45 (2014): 71 - 86.

  • Sharon Hubbs Wright, ‘ ‘The Death of Sir John Ealand of Ealand and his sonne in olde rymthe”: Four New Eland Manuscripts and the Transmission of a West Yorkshire Legend’, Leeds Studies in English, New Series 45 (2014): 87 - 128.

  •  David Watt, Sharon Wright, and Paul Dick, “The Study of Renaissance and Reformation books on the Canadian Prairies” Renaissance and Reformation, vol. 37, no. 3 (2014): 235 – 262.

  •  Sharon Hubbs Wright, “The inquest ad quod damnum for the Northfolk Chantry at St. Mary Castlegate, York (1318).” Opuscula: Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, vol. 2, no. 2 2012. (16 Pages).

  • "Kowaleski, Maryanne and Goldberg, P.J.P. (eds).  Medieval Domesticity:  Home, Housing and Household in Medieval England.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2008.  Pp 317."  Book Review in Journal of Family History (2010).
  • “Broken Cups, Men’s Wrath, and the neighbours’ revenge: The Case of Thomas and Alice Dey of Alverthorpe (1383)” Canadian Journal of History no. 43 (2008): 241–251.
  • “Women in the Northern Courts: Interpreting Legal Records of Familial Conflict in Early Fifteenth-Century Yorkshire.” Florilegium 19 (2002) 27–48.
  • “Male Wrath and the Under-reporting of Violent Women: Evidence from the Fourteenth Century Wakefield Courts.” Presented January 2008, University of Lethbridge.
  • “Lawbreaking Women in Wakefield.” Presented November 2007, North American Conference on British Studies.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • History 121.3 Europe’s Way to the Modern Age
  • CMRS  201.6 Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies: Core Topics
  • History 213.6 Medieval England (not offered in 2009/10)
  • History 216.6 Women’s Lives in the Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Tradition  (not offered in 2009/10)
  • History 298.3 Middle Ages in Film
  • History 309.3 The Crusades and Their Aftermath
  • History 398.3 Violence and Crime in Medieval England

Administrative Responsibilities

Canadian Journal of History, Editorial Board
Opuscula: Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Editorial Board
Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Executive Committee
Scholarship & Awards Committee, St Thomas More College
Graduate Committee, History Department, University of Saskatchewan