Languages and Literature, University of Nottingham
My research is interested in determining the functions of runic writing in the pre-Old English and early Old English runic corpus c.400-650AD. In particular, I am focused on adapting pragmaphilology, an approach from historical pragmatics, to fragmentary or small data sets.
Higgs, Jasmin. (forthcoming, 2021). 'Review: Anglo-Saxon Micro-texts (2019), eds. Lenker and Kornexl', TOEBI newsletter XXVIII.
'The Function of Early Runic Inscriptions', New Voices in Medieval Studies: the Annual York CMS Postgraduate Conference, 27th June 2019.
'Functions of the pre-Old English Runic Inscriptions', Medieval Research Centre Seminars, University of Leicester, 16th February 2021.
'Adapting pragmaphilology for runic data', Medieval Postgraduate Seminars, University of Nottingham, 25th Novemeber 2021.
2018-19 Christine Fell Award.
2020-24 Midlands 4 Cities Funding.
2015-2018 BA (Hons) English, University of Nottingham - 1st Class
2018-2019 MA Viking & Anglo-Saxon Studies, University of Nottingham - Distinction
2018 TQUK Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (RQF), The TEFL Academy - Merit.
Workshops, courses, etc.
2021 Royal Literary Fund, 'Writing for First Years'
2021 Summer School in Languages and Linguistics, University of Leiden