Dr. Julie Van Pelt in Schamper Magazine

(23-09-2019) Dr. Julie Van Pelt explains her research on crossdressing saints and 'holy fools'

Dr. Julie Van Pelt, who did research as a FWO Fellow on 'Saints in disguise' (4th-10th cent.) and defended her PhD thesis on 11 June 2019, was interviewed by student magazine Schamper. The result is an insightful and entertaining longread about fascinating research at the Department of Literary Studies.

Interested in hagiography, crossdressing saints or holy fools? Do you want to know why one of them wore sausages around his neck? You can find the whole interview (in Dutch) on the website of Schamper.