Jennifer Clare Woods

Jennifer Clare Woods

Director of the Thompson Writing Program

External Address: 
115 Bivins Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
(919) 613-4409
Office Hours: 
By appointmentOffice Location: Allen 233C


Late and Medieval Latin Literature; early medieval homiletics, monastic culture; the history of the book; the Classical Tradition in literature, post-classical experiences of Rome and Italy, and the pre-modern in new media.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., King's College 1997

  • M.A., King's College 1991

  • B.A., King's College 1990

Rice, L., and J. C. Woods. Domenico Allegri, Music for an Academic Defense (Rome, 1617). Edited by A. John, A-R Editions, 2004.

Woods, J. C. “Inmaculata, Incorrupta, Intacta: Preaching Mary in the Carolingian Age.” Sermo Doctorum. Compilers, Preachers and Their Audiences in the Early Medieval West, Sermo 9, edited by M. Diesenberger et al., vol. 9, Brepols, 2013, pp. 229–62.

Woods, J. C. “A contribution to the King’s Library: Paul the Deacon’s epitome of Festus’ De verborum significatu.” Verrius, Festus and Paul: Lexicography, Scholarship and Society, edited by F. Glinister et al., 2007, pp. 222–76.

Woods, J. C. “Six New Sermons by Hrabanus Maurus on the Virtues and Vices.” In Revue Bénédictine, vol. 107, 1997, pp. 280–306.

Corráin, D. Ó., et al., editors. “Proceedings of Collection Canonum Hibernensis: Text and Context.” Peritia, vol. 14, 2000, pp. 1–110.