Fer Diad De-Flowered: Homoerotics and Masculinity in Comrac Fir Diad

Short essay on heroic violence and homoeroticism in the Fer Diad episode of the early Irish Táin Bó Cúailnge. Published in Ulidia 2: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, National University of Ireland Maynooth, 24–27 June 2005, ed. Ó hUiginn and Ó Catháin (An Sagart, 2009). Image: Ernest Wallcousins…

Giants, Boar-Hunts, and Barbering: Masculinity in Culhwch ac Olwen

Essay on the early Welsh Arthurian tale, Culhwch and Olwen. Published in Arthuriana, the journal of the North American branch of the International Arthurian Society (2005). Image: adapted, © The Trustees of the British Museum (link) Arthuriana | JSTOR | Project MUSE