British Academy Research Fellow in Medieval French
BA (Lon), MA (Lon), PhD (Lon)
- medieval French literature and manuscript culture
- medieval history-writing and theories of temporality
- affect and emotion
- history of the senses
- the philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy and Jacques Rancière
Henry did his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at King’s College London, where he completed a PhD in French in 2020. Before joining the MMLL Faculty as a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in September 2021, he held postdoctoral research positions at King’s College London and Freie Universität Berlin.
- ‘Veiled Reading, Reading Veils: Textile Curtains and the Experiences of Medieval French Manuscripts (1200–1325)’, Digital Philology (forthcoming).
- ‘The Date, Author, and Context of the Roman de Silence: A Reassessment’, Medium Ævum, 91 (2022), 70–99.
- ‘All Roads Lead to Rome: Revisiting the Pairing of the Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César and the Faits des Romains in the Thirteenth Century’, Romania, 139 (2021), 5–36.
- ‘The Untimely Subject: Reporting Discourse and Bearing Witness in Villehardouin's La Conquête de Constantinople and Yannick Haenel's Jan Karski’, Interfaces, 7 (2020), 9–36.
- ‘L'expérience The Values of French Language and Literature in the European Middle Ages’, in ed. Marta Materni, ‘Autour du Roman de Florimont. Approches multidisciplinaires à la complexité textuelle médiévale’, Quaderni di Francigena, 2 (2020), 151–163.