Alaric’s teaching and supervision

Postgraduate research supervision
Isobel Robertson, 'Wayland Smith: A cultural-historical biography' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2016-20
Gesner Las Casas Brito Filho, 'The Relationship between the Earthly World, Heaven and Hell in Oxford, Bodleian Library, Junius 11' Leeds: School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies 2014-18
Rose Sawyer, 'Child Substitution: A New Approach to the Changeling Motif in Medieval European Culture' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2014-18
Stephen Basdeo, 'The Changing Faces of Robin Hood, c. 1700-c. 1900: Rethinking Gentrification in the Post-Medieval Tradition' Leeds Trinity University 2014-18
Paul Martin Gorton, 'Power and Identity in Early Medieval Britain: How Significant was Rome in the Development of Power and Identity in Britain Beyond AD 410?' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2013-
Florian Schreck, 'Science in Medieval Fiction: The Reception of Learned Writing on Natural History in Old Icelandic Romance 1300-1550' Bergen: Institutt for lingvistiske, litterære og estetiske studier 2013-18
Catalin Taranu, 'The Making of Poetic History in Anglo-Saxon England and Carolingian Francia' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2012-16
Victoria Cooper, 'Fantasies of the North: Medievalism and Identity in Skyrim' Leeds: School of English 2012-
Lynda Taylor, 'The Cultural Significance of Elves in Northern European Balladry' Leeds: School of English 2011-14
Sami Kalliosaari, 'The Ideologies of Anglo-Saxon Kingship' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2010-18
Katherine Miller, 'The Semantic Field of Slavery in Old English' Leeds: School of English 2010-14
Angela Smith, 'King Æthelstan in the English, Continental and Scandinavian Traditions of the Tenth to the Thirteenth Centuries' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2008-2013
Helen Price, 'Human and Nonhuman in Anglo-Saxon and British Postwar Poetry: Reshaping Literary Ecology' Leeds: School of English 2010-13
Sheryl McDonald Werronen, 'Transforming Popular Romance on the Edge of the World: Nítíða saga in Late Medieval and Early Modern Iceland' Leeds: School of English 2009-2013
Erika Sigurdson, 'The Church in Fourteenth-Century Iceland: Administrative Structures, Literacy and the Formation of an Elite Clerical Identity' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2008-11
Doctoral examining
Annika Christiansen, '"Kvæði í Føroyskari Samtíð" Exploring Ballads as Popular Culture and Heritage in Contemporary Faroese Culture' Leeds: School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies 2020
Claire Organ, 'Colour in the Eddic Mythological Poems' Aberdeen: Centre for Scandinavian Studies 2019
Jonathan Hui, 'The Matter of Gautland' Cambridge: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic 2018
Steven Breeze, 'Performance in the Anglo-Saxon Poetic Imagination ' Birkbeck: English and Humanities 2018
Robert Halstead, 'The Stone Sculpture of Anglo-Scandinavian Yorkshire in its Landscape Context' Leeds: School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies 2016
Declan Taggart, 'Understanding Diversity in Old Norse Religion, Taking Þórr as a Case Study' Aberdeen: Centre for Scandinavian Studies 2015
Ruarigh Dale, 'Berserkir: A Re-Examination of the Phenomenon in Literature and Life' Nottingham: School of English 2014
Ricky Broome, 'Approaches to Community and Otherness in the Late Merovingian and Early Carolingian Periods' Leeds: School of History 2014
Tim Brinded, 'The Meanings of Late Medieval and Early Modern Giants: An Analysis Using English Literary, Visual and Material Sources' Chichester: Department of History 2014
Eric Lacey, 'Birds and Bird-Lore in the Literature of Anglo-Saxon England' UCL 2014
Michelle Mary Poellinger, 'Violence in Later Middle English Arthurian Romance' Leeds: School of English 2013
Paul B. Sturtevant, 'Based on a True History? The Impact of Popular "Medieval Film" on the Public Understanding of the Middle Ages' Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2010
Rebecca Fisher, 'Writing Charms: The Transmission and Performance of Charms in Anglo-Saxon England and Beyond' Sheffield, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics 2010
Jenni Bergman, 'The Significant Other: A Literary History of Elves' Cardiff, School of English, Communication and Philosophy 2011
Seminar courses, master's level
Medieval English (master's; team-taught) Leeds: Institude for Medieval Studies 2014-
Old Norse (master's) Leeds: Institude for Medieval Studies 2014-
Medieval bodies (master's; team-taught) Leeds: Institude for Medieval Studies 2014-
Vikings, Saxons and heroic culture (master's; team-taught) Leeds: Institute for Medieval Studies 2008-18
Old and new beliefs in medieval Icelandic literature: from pagan to Christian (master's) Leeds: School of English 2008-13
Texts and the Word: Christian traditions in Old English literature (master's) Leeds: School of English 2007-9
Inventing the Middle Ages (master's; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2007-9
Seminar courses, undergraduate level
Folklore and Mythology (levels 2/3) Leeds: School of English 2014-
Queens, Vikings, Poets, and Dragons: Old English and Early Medieval Britain (levels 2/3) Leeds: School of English 2018-
Old English! (levels 2/3) Leeds: School of English 2009-14
Shieldmaidens, Matriarchs and Monsters: Women in Medieval Scandinavian Literature (levels 2/3) Leeds: School of English 2008-16
Modern Icelandic Language and Culture (level 1) Leeds: School of English 2008-18
Medieval Icelandic Language and Culture (level 1) Leeds: School of English 2008-19
Beowulf (level 2/3) Leeds: School of English 2008-9
Old Norse Mythology (level 2/3) Leeds: School of English 2007
Witch-crazes in early modern Scotland and Europe: belief, ideology and power Helsinki: Renvall Institute 2007
Scandinavia and the British Isles, 700-1200 Helsinki: Renvall Institute 2007
Old and new beliefs in medieval Scandinavia: from pagan to Christian, 700-1300 Helsinki: Renvall Institute 2006
Wenches, widows, wives and witches: women in Anglo-Saxon England Helsinki: Department of English 2006
Medieval and renaissance drama 1400-1603 (honours; team-taught) Glasgow: School of English 2005
Peer-reviewing and web-weaving training (postgraduate) Glasgow: Faculty of Arts 2004-5
English academic writing (intermediate) Helsinki: Department of English 2004
Lectures
Medieval Literature (level 2; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2018-
Medieval English: Chaucer, Langland and the Gawain-Poet (level 2; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2007-17
Introducing Medieval European Literature (level 1; team-taught) 2012-
Magic and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages (levels 2/3; team-taught) 2012-
Drama: Reading and Interpretation (level 1; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2013
Poetry: Reading and Interpretation (level 1; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2013
Prose: Reading and Interpretation (level 1; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2009
Language Methodologies and Research Methods (level 1; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2008-13
English in Time/English in Time and Space (level 2; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2009, 2012
Exploring Medieval Literature (level 1; team-taught) 2008-12
Research Methods (master's level; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2008-11
The history of the Nordic countries (team-taught) Helsinki: Renvall Institute 2007
SharpEdge Writing Skills Course (postgraduate; team-taught) Glasgow: Arts and Humanities Graduate School 2006
Old Icelandic literature (honours; team-taught) Glasgow: Department of English Language 2001-2004
Tutorials on team-taught modules
Medieval Literature (level 2; team-taught) Leeds: School of English 2018-
Medieval English: Chaucer, Langland and the Gawain-Poet (level 2) Leeds: School of English 2007-17
Exploring Medieval Literature (level 1) Leeds: School of English 2008-12
SharpEdge Writing Skills Course (postgraduate; team-taught) Glasgow: Arts and Humanities Graduate School 2006
Medieval history (level 2) Glasgow: Department of History 2005
Medieval English (level 2) Glasgow: Department of English Language 2004-5
English language and literature (level 2) Stirling: Department of English Studies 2005
Celtic civilisation (level 1) Glasgow: Department of Celtic 2004-5
Medieval history (level 1) Glasgow: Department of History 2002-5
English language (level 1) Glasgow: Department of English Language 2002-5
Informal reading groups
Old Icelandic Glasgow, Helsinki, Leeds 2002, 2005-
Middle Welsh (administrative support, and participation, only!) Helsinki 2005-7
Old English Glasgow 2001-3

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