Dr. Sierra Lomuto

Dr. Sierra Lomuto

Dr. Sierra Lomuto
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Dr. Sierra Lomuto

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Sierra Lomuto received her B.A. from Mills College after previously studying at the Peralta Community Colleges, City College of San Francisco, and UC Santa Cruz. She was a dual major in Creative Writing and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She also earned an M.A. in English Literature from Mills College and her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She spent two years (2018-2020) at Macalester College as a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, where she developed courses on the Global Middle Ages, Race and Medieval Literature, Chaucer and Adaptation, and Travel Literature. Her book-in-progress, Exotic Allies: Mongol Alterity and Racial Formations in Medieval Literature, explores the relation between global contact histories and the discursive production of racial ideologies in medieval literature. Dr. Lomuto’s essays have been published in the peer-reviewed journals Exemplaria and postmedieval, and the edited collection Rethinking Medieval Margins and Marginality (Routledge), as well as public venues such as In the Middle, Public Books, and Medievalists of Color. She has forthcoming work in The Chaucer Encyclopedia (Wiley), Medieval Travel Writing: A Global History (Cambridge), Approaches to Teaching the Arthurian Tradition (MLA), and the journal Literature Compasswww.sierralomuto.com