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Joseph Pentangelo, Linguistics

Joseph Pentangelo sitting on a balconyJoseph Pentangelo is a PhD candidate in linguistics also pursuing a graduate certificate in medieval studies. He serves as a student representative for the medieval studies advisory committee.

His paper, “The Grant, the Hare, and the Survival of a Medieval Folk Belief” will appear in the March 2019 issue of Folklore.

Within the medieval era, research interests include wonders and marvels, historical linguistics, and English folklore. Outside of this domain, he is interested in language documentation and revitalization, early modern English witchcraft, and phonesthesia.

He is an Instructional Technology Fellow with the Macaulay Honors College, based at the College of Staten Island.

Website updated fairly often. You can also follow him on Academia.edu.