Michael Cichon (STM Department Head, English)

    • Associate Professor, English
    • St. Thomas More College
    • 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
    • mcichon@stmcollege.ca
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    Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications
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    • B.A., St. Francis Xavier
    • M.A., University of Wales, Bangor
    • M.A., University of Toronto
    • M.S.L. , Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
    • Ph.D., University of Toronto, Centre for Mediaeval Studies

    Research Interests

    • Mediaeval Welsh language and literature
    • The blood feud
    • Arthurian literature
    • The Cult of Chivalry and the Religion of Love

    Research Projects

    • Wealh in Old English Literature
    • Proverbs in Scots and Welsh
    • Ywain and Gawain: A study

    Selected Publications and Presentations

    • “'As ye have brewd, so shal ye drink': the Proverbial Context of Eger and Grime.”  Medieval Romance, Medieval Contexts.  Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, 2011.
    • Purdie, Rhiannon and Michael Cichon, eds., and intro.  Medieval Romance, Medieval Contexts.  Studies in Medieval Romance.  Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, 2011.
    • Violence and Vengeance in Middle Welsh and Middle English Narrative, Mellen, NY:  2009
    • “Mishandled vessels: heaving drinks and hurling insults in mediaeval Welsh literature and law.” Canadian Journal of History.
    • “Eros and Error: Gross Sexual Transgression in the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi.”  The Erotic in the Literature of Medieval Britain.  Boydell and Brewer Publishers, UK.
    • “‘Tis Policy and stratagem must do:”  Rape, Deception and Vendetta in The most lamentable Roman tragedy of Titus AndronicusShell Games: Studies in Scams, Frauds, and Deceits (1300-1650). 
    • “Insult and Redress in Cyfraith Hywel Dda and Welsh Arthurian Romance.”  Arthuriana 10: 3.

    Teaching Responsibilities

    • English 110.6 and 112.3
    • English 286.3
    • English 301.3 and 310.3
    • English 386.3
    • English 401.6; 402.3 and 498.3
    • English 801.3

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Associate Dean's advisor on the STM cohort program pilot
    • Council Executive, Faculty Council