Gillian Frank Recently I had the pleasure of being a respondent at a conference in honor of Heather White and Anthony Petro’s respective path breaking publications Reforming Sodom and After the Wrath of God. Both books make crucial interventions in the history of sexuality and LGBTQ history, two fields that […]
Three historians explore the legacy of John Boswell’s landmark text.
Robert Mills reflects on the impact of Boswell’s work on his own gay and scholarly identities.
Boswell’s ‘Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality” often excludes women from its analysis of medieval same-sex relations.
What qualities have kept Boswell’s “Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality” monumental to the field of medieval history?
Can an archive offer “proof” that historians often seek out?
How do race, gender, and sexuality intersect in order to shape policing and imprisonment?