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Mandy Albert

Ph.D. Candidate

Educational Background

  • M.A., Medieval Studies, Cornell University, 2015
  • B.A., Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Theater Studies, Duke University, 201


Dissertation Title:
“Economy and Community on the Early Modern Stage: The Plays of Cornelis Everaert of Bruges, 1510-1538”

Classes Taught:

Freshman Writing Seminars:

  • MEDVL 1101, The Old French Fabliaux, Spring 2016
  • MEDVL 1101, Heroes and Villains of the Medieval Stage, Fall 2014
  • MEDVL 1101, Medieval Gaming and Gambling, Fall 2013 and Spring 2014

Writing in the Majors

  • MEDVL 2400, Cultures of the Middle Ages, Spring 2015 (TA)

Cornell Prison Education Program

  • ENG 101, Freshman English I, Spring 2016 and Summer 2016
  • ENG 102, Freshman English II, Spring 2015
  • ENG 255, Science Fiction an Fantasy, Fall 2014 (TA)
  • NCR 1, Study Skills, Summer 2014 (TA)
  • NCR 2, Writing Workshop, Spring 2014 (TA)
  • Eng 2741, Prison Literature, Fall 2013 (TA)

Digital Projects:
Circulation of Dutch Literature


  • Medieval English and Dutch drama
  • Chambers of Rhetoric in Flanders and Brabant
  • Early Tudor drama
  • Economic history, especially of Flanders
  • Mercantilism and anti-mercantilism in literature and drama
  • Censorship of the medieval stage
  • Physical comedy, farce, and fabliaux
  • Scholasticism
  • Historical theolog


  • Medieval Studies Program


  • Albert, Mandy Lowell.  “The Play about Common Trade and Play about Empty Purse: Cornelis Everaert’s Prequels to Everyman/Elckerlijc?”  Skene: Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies 3.1 (2017)
  • “Lippijn.”  Sourcebook for the Study of Disability in the Middle Ages, ed. Cameron Hunt McNabb.  Punctum Books, expected 2018.
  • “Esmoreit and Lippijn: A New Translation for Performance of Two Plays from the Van Hulthem Manuscript.”  Comparative Drama 51.2 (2017) (forthcoming)