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Friday, March 09, 2007


I have the great pleasure to announce that the distinguished historian and medievalist Dr. John Fleming will be my next guest next week. To accommodate his schedule, Fausta's Blog Talk Radio will be on WEDNESDAY March 14 at noon.

Here's his bio from the Princeton University English Department website:
John V. Fleming graduated from the University of the South (Sewanee) in 1958. He then went for three years as a Rhodes Scholar to Oxford (Arkansas and Jesus College), where he took a honors BA in English. He spent two years at Princeton getting a Ph.D. (1963), before becoming an Instructor in English at the University of Wisconsin (1963-65). He has taught at Princeton since 1965. He is the former chair of the English Department, the former Master of Wilson College, and the current Faculty Director of the Program in Freshman Seminars. Jointly appointed in the Department of Comparative Literature, Fleming has published very extensively in the fields of medieval English and European literature, medieval art history, and the history of Christian thought and spirituality. He is a winner of the Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities and the President's medal for distinguished teaching. Last spring he received the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award. He serves on numerous editorial boards and national committees, and he is a past President of the Medieval Academy of America.
Dr. Fleming is a great guy who has inspired generations of students.

He also did a brief stint as a Maxim model, and is the only professor who has both a chair and a bench in his name.

Fausta's Blog Talk Radio will be on WEDNESDAY March 14 at noon. Please join us!
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