The recipe for superstardom.” Times Literary Supplement podcast, 19 September 2019.

Netzwerke von Frauen in der Geschichte.” Interview with Deutschlandfunk’s Aus Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften, 31 May 2018.

Brief chat about Bonn’s cherry blossom boom on The Globalist, 26 April 2018. Audio here, around min 52.

“Food Matters.” Conversation with Emily Steiner at the Kelly Writers House, Philadelphia, PA, 27 February 2018. Video part 1, part 2. Audio.

Video of “The Dark Side of Food Writing.” Literary reading. Ohio University, 6 October 2016.

Audio recording of “The Futures of Medieval Studies and the Academy: A Panel Discussion” with Barbara Rosenwein and Mary Carruthers. South Bend, IN, 12-14 March 2015.


Flucht und Migration. Symposium report from the „Plurale Gesellschaft? – Wirkungen von Flucht und Migration“ conference at the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts, April 12, 2018.

Featured Member for January 2018, Canadian Society of Medievalists. January 5, 2018.

How sausage flavours the German language.” Giulia Pines, BBC Travel. Januar 3, 2018.

Digesting Texas, And Other Pursuits of a Fusion Medievalist: A Conversation with Irina Dumitrescu.” Interview by Abby Dockter, Essay Daily. March 15, 2017.

Learn to Spend the Big Money: Medievalists Mary Carruthers, Irina Dumitrescu, and Barbara Rosenwein on Humanities Outreach.” Ellen Bauerle, Society for Classical Studies. February 22, 2017.

Sausage for the Soul.” Post at Spoonfuls of Germany. November 12, 2016.

Liberal Arts & Surviving the Gulag.” YouTube video by Christopher Anadale. June 1, 2016.

Wine and Walnuts.” Post at Spoonfuls of Germany. April 18, 2016.

Ehre für Doktorinnen.” Moritz Rosencrantz, Bonner Generalanzeiger. January 26, 2016.

Finding Joy in the Old: SMU Welcomes its Newest Member.” Jennnifer Boulanger, Erudition. Summer 2010.

Best of the Best.” Yale Graduate School newsletter, Feb/March 2009.

Program offers rare languages.” Pamela Shen, Yale Daily News. April 11, 2007.

I teach medieval English at the University of Bonn, and write about literature, food, immigration, and dance.

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