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Catherine McKenna
Position: Professor Emerita, Queens College, Director, Medieval Studies Certificate Program, Graduate School
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center|Queens College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Harvard University
Research Interests: Medieval English and European literatures, especially the languages and literatures of Ireland and Wales; Celtic studies.

Professor Emerita, Queens College. Comparative Literature, English.
Director, Medieval Studies Certificate Program, Graduate School.

Selected Publications:

  • The Medieval Welsh Religious Lyric: Poems of the Gogynfeirdd 1147-1282 (Belmont, MA, Ford & Bailie, 1991).

  • "The Religious Poetry Attributed to Gruffudd ab yr Ynad Coch," Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 29 (1981), 274-84.

  • "The Theme of Sovereignty in Pwyll," Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 29 (1980), 35-52.

  • Editions of Gwaith Llywelyn Fardd and Gwaith Llywelyn Fardd, the Religious Poetry of Gruffudd ab yr Ynad Coch, and the Marwysgafn Bleddyn Fardd, for Cyfres Beirdd y Tywysogion, ed. R. Geraint Gruffydd, vols. I, II, and VII. Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

  • "Bygwth and Satire in Welsh Court Poetry," in Festschrift for R. Geraint Gruffydd, ed. Morfydd E. Owen and Brynley F. Roberts. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.