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Paula Mae Carns

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Contact Information

200 South Main Library 1408 W Gregory Dr. M/C 522 Urbana, IL 61801

Associate Professor


Head, Literature and Languages Library, cover Latin American and Caribbean literatures as well as Spanish and Portuguese languages.

Research Interests

Medieval Studies

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, University Library
Associate Professor, Program in Medieval Studies
Languages & Literatures Librarian, University Library
Head, Literatures & Languages Library, University Library
Associate Professor, European Union Center
Associate Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Recent Publications

Carns, P. M. (2023). Making and Unmaking Love in the Macclesfield Psalter. GESTA-International Center of Medieval Art, 62(1), 1-21.

Carns, P. (2014). Playing the fool: La Folie Tristan on two French Gothic ivories. Sculpture Journal, 23(1), 51-63.

Carns, P. M. (2013). Monumenti d'avorio: i dossali degli Embriachi e i loro committenti. Speculum, 88(2), 590-592.

Carns, P. M. (2013). Review: M. C. Gaposchkin's Blessed Louis, the Most Glorious of Kings: Texts Relating to the Cult of Saint Louis of France. Renaissance Quarterly, 66(4), 1453-1454.

Carns, P. M. (2013). The Medieval Fashion Craze in Gothic Ivories. Paper presented at Consuming Passions, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States.

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