Miss Eleanor Margaret Bloomfield
BA, MA with First Class Honours (Auck.)
Research | Current
2016 - 2019 Doctoral thesis "York Evolving: Change and Permanence in the York Mystery Play Cycle" (working title) under the supervision of Professor Tom Bishop.
- medieval drama and modern revivals, reinventions and interpretations
- medieval liturgy and para-liturgical devotions and their relationship to, and interaction with, drama
- representations of the Passion in medieval drama and liturgy
- sacred spaces in medieval urban centres
Teaching | Current
2019 Semester 1: English 121/G
2019 Semester 2: English 310
2016 - 2019 Hauser-Raspe PhD Scholarship in Arts
2015 Marsden Research Scholarship
2014 Zertifikat Deutsch C1
2013 John Tinline Prize in English
Reader, Hortulus journal, 2018 –
First Year Experience Mentor, 2013-5
Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (ANZAMEMS)
Medieval English Theatre Society (METh)
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS)
University of Auckland Postgraduate Students’ Association
York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Bloomfield, E. (2018). Faith and the city: Playing the passion in fifteenth-century York. Paper presented at Medieval English Theatre Meeting: Performance and its Urban Context, Sheffield, UK. 24 March - 24 March 2018. Related URL.
- Bloomfield, E. M. (2018). Remembering the past and looking to the future: The 1951 revival of the York Mystery Play Cycle. Paper presented at International Medieval Congress (IMC), Leeds UK. 2 July - 5 July 2018. Related URL.
- Bloomfield, E. (2018). Sacred staging: Dramatic magic in the medieval mass. Platform, 12 (2), 34-48. Related URL.
- Bloomfield, E. (2017). Family, faith and fortune: The Blackburns, 1400 - 1450. Paper presented at 11th Biennial Conference of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (ANZAMEMS) 2017 -, Wellington, New Zealand. 7 February - 10 February 2017. Related URL.
- Bloomfield, E. M. (2016). Faith and the City: Piety, Place and the Passion in Fifteenth-Century York The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.