Carissa Harris
Associate Professor, English, Temple University

Carissa Harris is associate professor of English at Temple University in Philadelphia. She is the author of Obscene Pedagogies: Transgressive Talk and Sexual Education in Late Medieval Britain (2018).

Written by Carissa Harris

From The Taymouth Hours (Yates Thompson MS 13, folio 62r), 14th century. Courtesy the British Library

Essay/
Gender
800 years of rape culture

Rape in the Middle Ages was seen as a routine part of women’s lives, even as it was condemned. How far have we really come?

Carissa Harris