Sharon Hubbs Wright (STM Department Head, History)

    • Associate Professor, 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 St Michael's College, University of Toronto, 1989
    • MA Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, 1991
    • PhD. History, University of Toronto, 2007

    Research Interests

    • Medieval England 500 ce to 1500 ce
    • 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

    • The Magic of Rogues: legal records relating to magic practioners
    • SSHRC Connections Grant 2016 - 2018: Utopia for 500 Years: Thomas More and the Legacy of Utopia
    • 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, "Medieval English peasant women and their historians: A historiography with a future?" History Compass. 2018; 16:e12461.
    • 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 Sharon Hubbs Wright, St. Mary Castlegate, York (1318).” Opuscula: Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, vol. 2, no. 2 2012.
    • Sharon Hubbs Wright, “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.
    • Sharon Hubbs Wright, “Women in the Northern Courts: Interpreting Legal Records of Familial Conflict in Early Fifteenth-Century Yorkshire.” Florilegium 19 (2002) 27–48
    • Sharon Hubbs Wright, "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).
    • Sharon Hubbs Wright,  “Male Wrath and the Under-reporting of Violent Women: Evidence from the Fourteenth Century Wakefield Courts.” Presented January 2008, University of Lethbridge.
    • Sharon Hubbs Wright, “Lawbreaking Women in Wakefield.” Presented November 2007, North American Conference on British Studies.

    Teaching Responsibilities

    Teaching Responsibilities Term I 2017-2018

    • History 145.3 (61) Law, Violence and Crime in Medieval and Early Tudor England
    • CMRS 111.3 Medieval and Renaissance Civilization
    • History 222.3 Medieval England
    • CMRS 333.3 Introduction to Manuscript Studies

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Faculty Representative to St. Thomas More College Board of Governors
    • Canadian Journal of History, Editorial Board
    • Opuscula: Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Editorial Board
    • Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Executive Committee