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Dr. Sarah Alyn-Stacey

Associate Professor (French)
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Associate Professor (Cntr for Medieval & Renaissance Studies)


Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey graduated from the University of Hull with a first -class joint honours degree in French and Italian. She then undertook a Ph.D on the Savoyard poet Marc-Claude de Buttet (1529/31-1586) under the supervision of the distinguished Renaissance scholar, Pauline Smith. Preparation for this Ph.D was conducted in the various libraries and archives of Paris, Chambéry, Annecy, Geneva, and Turin and comprised extensive research of royal accounts and literary texts and manuscripts. After holding the post of lectrice in the English Department at the Sorbonne (Paris IV), in 1991 Dr Alyn Stacey was appointed as a temporary Teaching Fellow in the French Department of the University of Saint Andrews. In 1992, she was appointed to a permanent lectureship in the French Department of the University of Wales, Swansea. In 1996, she was appointed to a permanent lectureship in the French Department of Trinity College Dublin. In recognition of her research and her contribution to College life, she was appointed to Fellowship of the College in 2004. In 1999, Dr Alyn Stacey founded the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Trinity College and in 2001 an inter- and multi-disciplinary MPhil in Medieval Language, Literature and Culture. Dr Alyn Stacey has a long-standing association with the Society for Renaissance Studies: she was the Irish Representative for over 10 years and the Associate Editor of the Society's journal between 1996 and 2006. For 6 years she was a member of the Executive Council of the Society for French Studies. In 2005, she was awarded membership of the prestigious Academie de Savoie in recognition of her contribution to research on the court of Savoy. Her publications include the following books:Court and Humour in the French Renaissance: Essays in Honour of Professor Pauline Smith (editor)(Oxford, Peter Lang, 2009), 272 pp.; Marc-Claude de Buttet 1529/31-86: l'honneur de la Savoie (Paris, Champion; 2006) 250 pp.; Marc-Claude de Buttet: "L'Amalthée", critical edition (Paris, Champion, 2003), 585 pp.; Culture and Conflict in 17th-Century France and Ireland (editor) (Dublin, Four Courts, 2004), 288 pp. ; Essays on Heroism in Sport in Ireland and France (editor) (Lampeter, Edwin Mellen Press, 2003), 185 pp. ; Texte(s) et Intertexte(s) (edited with Eric Le Calvez and Marie-Claude Canova-Green) (Amsterdam/New York, Rodopi, 1997), 294 pp.
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The Odes of Marc-Claude de Buttet (1560)

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Associate Editor of the journal Renaissance Studies published by OUP and then Wiley-Blackwell 1996-2006
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Member of the Executive Council of French Studies; Member of the Executive Council of the Society for Renaissance Studies; Associate Editor of Renaissance Studies (Oxford,Wiley Blackwell)1996-2006; Awarded membership of the Academie de Savoie in 2005
Sarah Alyn Stacey, Political, Religious and Social Conflict in the States of Savoy, 1400-1700, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2014, 327pp.pp, Notes: [Some articles are in French], Book, PUBLISHED
'Introduction' in, editor(s)Sarah Alyn Stacey , to Political, Religious and Social Conflict in the States of Savoy 1400-1700 , Oxford, Peter Lang, 2014, pp1 - 13, [Sarah Alyn Stacey], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'Marc-Claude de Buttet's "Apologie [...] pour la Savoie" (1554): conflicting Perceptions of the 1536 French Invasion of Savoy', in, Political, Religious and Social Conflict in the States of Savoy 1400-1700, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2014, pp77-95 , [Sarah Alyn Stacey], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'An Edition of the "Apologie de Marc-Claude de Buttet pour la Savoie" (1554) in, editor(s)Sarah Alyn Stacey , Political, Religious and Social Conflict in the States of Savoy 1400-1700, Medieval and Early Modern French Studies, no.13 , Oxford, Peter Lang, 2014, pp97-123 , [Sarah Alyn Stacey], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'Moral Authority and the Pursuit of Pleasure in Marguerite de Navarre's "Heptameron"' in, editor(s)Eavan O'Brien , Representing Women's Authority in the Early-Modern World: Struggles, Strategies and Morality, Rome, Aracne Editrice, 2013, pp25 - 58, [Sarah Alyn Stacey], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, The Medieval Imagination: 'Mirabile dictu'. Essays in Honour of Yolande de Pontfarcy Sexton, ed. Phyllis Gaffney and Jean-Michel Picard (Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2012), Modern Language Review, 108, (4), 2013, p1259 - 1261, Review Article, PUBLISHED
'Patria non immemor': Ireland and the Liberation of France' in, editor(s)Gerald Morgan and Gavin Hughes , Southern Ireland and the Liberation of France, Geneva and Oxford, Peter Lang, 2011, pp1 - 22, [Sarah Alyn Stacey], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Le Poète Savoyard de la Renaissance; Marc-Claude de Buttet 1529/31-1586 in, editor(s)Louis Terreaux , Histoire de la literature savoyarde, Montmélian, Académie de Savoie, 2010, pp203-229 , [Sarah Alyn Stacey], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, Court and Humour in the French Renaissance: Essays in Honour of Professor Pauline Smith , edition, Geneva, Peter Lang, 2009, 1 - 272pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Introduction in, editor(s)S. Alyn Stacey , Court and Humour in the French Renaissance: Essays in Honour of Professor Pauline Smith, Geneva, Peter Lang, 2009, pp7 - 15, [S. Alyn Stacey], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
  

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Sarah Alyn Stacey, Commemorating Chivalry: Didacticism and the Worthy Cause, The Writing and Representation of War in Medieval Europe, University of Bergen, 7-8 September 2011, 2011, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, 'Tourmenter, tuer et damner les hommes': Women and Vice in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron, Forum for the Study of Early Modern Women in Continental Europe, Trinity College Dublin, 2-3 September 2010, 2010, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, Beyond Normandy in World War 2: Occupation, Resistance and Remembrance , 19 November 2010, 2010, Trinity College Dublin, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PRESENTED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, Conflict and Society in Savoy 1400-1700/Les Conflits en Savoie 1400-1700 , 26-28 May 2010, 2010, Trinity College Dublin, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PRESENTED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, Review of Jane Conroy (ed.) "Franco-Irish Connections: Essays, Memoirs and Poems in Honour of Pierre Joannon" Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2009, H-France Review, 10, (195), 2010, Review, PUBLISHED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, Review of "The French Renaissance Court", New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, (2008) , by Robert Knecht , French Studies, 64, (4), 2010, p482-483 , Review, PUBLISHED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, Paradox and Politics: Franco-Savoyard Relations in the Work of Marc-Claude de Buttet (1554-), University of Wales, Bangor, 2 June 2009, 2009, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
S. Alyn Stacey, Between Two Courts: Nationhood and Diplomacy in the Works of Marc-Claude de Buttet, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Geneva, 28-30 May 2009, 2009, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
S. Alyn Stacey, Conflicting Poetries and Identities: the Representation of the Habsburg-Valois Wars in the French Renaissance, Cultures of War, University of Warwick, 25 April 2009, 2009, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Sarah Alyn Stacey, 'Les dés sont sur le tapis': Ireland in World War II , 12 June 2009, 2009, Trinity College Dublin, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PRESENTED

  

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Fellowship of Trinity College (2004)