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Dr Rowan Tomlinson

Dr Rowan Tomlinson

Dr Rowan Tomlinson
BA(Oxon), MA(Oxon), PhD(Oxon)

Lecturer

Office 2.59, 17 Woodland Rd
19 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8482

Research summary

Rowan Tomlinson is a specialist in the cultural, literary, and intellectual history of the European Renaissance and her research covers French, Latin, Neo-Latin, and Italian writers. She is especially interested in the interactions during the long sixteenth century – before the creation of the ‘two cultures’ that separated the arts and the sciences – between the literary and other disciplines (natural history, philosophy, philology). Parallel research interests include the history of education and access to cultures of humanism and the liberal arts by those outside Renaissance institutions and seats of power, interests which reflect her concerns with and campaigning about ...

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Biography

Before her appointment to a Lectureship at Bristol, Rowan held early-career posts at New College (as Fellow and Tutor in French) and at St John's College (Supernumerary Teaching Fellow in French), University of Oxford, where she also read for her undergraduate degree in French and English and pursued postgraduate studies (including a year spent as an English assistant at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon). She attended a Brighton comprehensive and a non-selective sixth-form college and is active in promoting languages in the state-school system. 

In the wider academic community, Rowan is a member of the Executive Committee ...

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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