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Last Name
Vann Sprecher
Wayfinding Academy
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medieval, gender, ecclesiastical, priests, church, midwives, labor, work, concubinage, violence, law, justice, Paris, France, early modern
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About Me

I’m faculty and administrator at a 2-year private college in Portland, OR called Wayfinding Academy. My work focuses on gender, justice,  labor, and the church in late medieval Paris.

Recent Publications

Deconstructing Medieval Margins and Marginality, Debra Blumenthal, Kathryn Reyerson, Tiffany D. Vann Sprecher, and Ann Zimo, eds., forthcoming 2019

“Community Regulation and Its Effects: Parishioners’ Aggressive Actions against Priests and Women,” Journal of Medieval History (2016). DOI:10.1080/03044181.2016.1188410

“The Marketplace of the Ministry: The Impact of Sacerdotal Piecework on the Care of Souls in Paris, 1483-1505,” Speculum, 91, no.1 (2016): 149-170.

“The Midwife and the Church: Ecclesiastical Regulation of Midwives in Brie, 1499-1504,” co-authored with Ruth Mazo Karras, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 85, no.2 (2011): 171-192.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Religion, Women