Linda Donfang Qu

Linda Dongfang Qu (she/her) is a first-year at Columbia University pursuing Comparative Literature and Society. Her areas of interets include global medieval poetry, modern/contemporary poetry, and situating medieval literature across modern times and space. When her nose is not buried in words, she likes to take long walks and space out (staring) into the night (sky). 

Eliza Burns Rudalevige

Eliza Burns Rudalevige (she/her) is a senior at Columbia University pursuing a dual major in English and Sociology. Her areas of interest include queer literature and theory, trans* poetics, and the generative potential of Old English texts. When she’s not reading or writing, you can find her engaging with another classic– The Great British Bake-Off. 


Avery Lambert

Avery Lambert (she/her) is a junior at Barnard College majoring in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, with minors in Political Science and Classics. She is particularly interested in the intersection of religious and political thought in early and central medieval England and plans to pursue research in legal history. She also assists with website building for CEMS.


Allegra Marisol Walker

Allegra Walker is an undergraduate at Columbia University (CC ’24) majoring in English. Her many literary interests include Old English poetry, early medieval law, and Welsh literature. If she’s not reading or writing, she’s probably at the pool training with Columbia Women’s Swimming and Diving.