Paula Mae Carns

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Office Address

200 South Main Library 1408 W Gregory Dr. M/C 522 Urbana, IL 61801

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Head, Literature and Languages Library, cover Latin American and Caribbean literatures as well as Spanish and Portuguese languages.

Research Interests

Medieval Studies

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Gothic Arts & Humanities
Medieval Period Arts & Humanities
Casket Arts & Humanities
France Arts & Humanities
Metropolitan Arts & Humanities
Cults of Saints Arts & Humanities
Fool Arts & Humanities
Laugh Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2005 2014

Playing the fool: La Folie Tristan on two French Gothic ivories

Carns, P. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Sculpture Journal. 23, 1, p. 51-63 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Old French

Blessed Louis, the Most Glorious of Kings: Texts Relating to the Cult of Saint Louis of France

CARNS, PAULA. MAE., Dec 1 2013, In : Renaissance Quarterly. 66, 4, p. 1453-1454 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Cults of Saints
Medieval Period

Monumenti d'avorio: i dossali degli Embriachi e i loro committenti

Carns, P. M., Apr 1 2013, In : Speculum. 88, 2, p. 590-592 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The Medieval Fashion Craze in Gothic Ivories

Carns, P. M., Oct 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

La Folie Tristan on Two Gothic Ivories

Carns, P. M., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Activities 2006 2012

  • 4 Oral presentation
  • 2 Membership of committee
  • 1 Editorial activity

The Medieval Review (Journal)

Paula Mae Carns (Editorial board member)
2012 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

American Library Association (External organization)

Paula Mae Carns (Chair)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Censorship and American Libraries

Paula Mae Carns (Speaker)
Jan 2008

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Collecting children's Books in Spanish

Paula Mae Carns (Speaker)
Dec 1 2011

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation