About Dr Juanita Ruys

Dr Juanita Feros Ruys is currently undertaking three research projects for the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. These include a study on the attribution of emotions to demons in the High Middle Ages; a study of the emotions surrounding suicide in the Middle Ages; and a study on academic emotions in the premodern world. Her other research interests include the writings of Abelard and Heloise; the writings of Latinate medieval women and their post-medieval reception; the literature of experience in the Middle Ages; didactic literature of the premodern period; and twelfth-century autobiography and texts of the self.

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