Hermina Joldersma is a professor in the Department of Germanic, Slavic, and East Asian Studies. Her research interests include: literature of the "late-medieval / early-modern” period, particularly popular literature and women’s literature standing at the watershed between oral and print cultures, between pre- and post reformation. The focus is on the late-medieval and early-modern songtexts of the Netherlands and Northern Germany, with a particular focus on women’s voices in this corpus. Forthcoming publications: H. Joldersma and L. Grijp. 'Elisabeth’s manly courage’: Testimonials and Songs by and About Martyred Anabaptist Women in the Netherlands. Reformation Texts with Translation (1350-1650), ed. K. Hagen. Women of the Reformation, 2. Marquette, WI: Marquette University Press (forthcoming,150 pp. ts). H. Joldersma. “Late-Medieval ‘Women and Song’ in Literary History.” In: Genderaspecten in de literatuurgeschiedschrijving. Ed. Agnes Sneller, Erica van Boven, Toos Streng, Dieuwke van der Poel (forthcoming, 25 pp. ts).

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