Department of English

University of Toronto

Healey, Antonette di Paolo

Antonette diPaolo Healey healey
Angus Cameron Professor of Old English Studies; Graduate Faculty
Editor, Dictionary of Old English 
Office Phone: 416-978-8883
Office Location: DOE  14285 / Robarts Library
Email: healey@doe.utoronto.ca
Office hours or Leave Status: Winter 2013: Tuesdays & Thursdays  10:30-11:30


Teaching and Research Interests

Language and literature of England in the early medieval period; especially, Old English lexicography and word studies; language and culture; history of the English language; development of computing tools in the humanities and their specific applications to medieval texts.


Recent Titles Include


Antonette diPaolo Healey, “The Future of the Past: Early English, Connectivity and Sustainability in a Digital Universe” in Ex Philologia Lux: Essays in Honour of Leena Kahlas-Tarkka, ed. Jukka Tyrkkö, Olga Timofeeva and Maria Salenius. Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki. Vol. 90 (Helsinki: Société Néophilologique 2013), 81-103.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Old English Glossaries: Creating a Vernacular” in Ashgate Critical Essays on Early English Lexicographers, Volume 1: Old English, ed. Christine Franzen (Farnham, UK: Ashgate 2012), 3-12.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Late Anglo-Saxon Glossography: the Lexicographic View” in Rethinking and Recontextualizing Glosses: New Perspectives in the Study of Late Anglo-Saxon Glossography, Textes et Études du Moyen Âge 54, ed. Patrizia Lendinara, Loredana Lazzari, and Claudia Di Sciacca (2011), pp. 1-18.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, "Taking hand in Hand: Mapping its Meaning in Old English and Later" in More than Words. English Lexicography and Lexicology Past and Present. Essays Presented to Hans Sauer on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, Part I. Ed. Renate Bauer and Ulrike Krischke. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Englischen Philologie 37 (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang 2011), pp. 39-58.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, "Old English heafod 'head': A Lofty Place?" in From Runes to Caxton: Aspects of Medieval English Language and Literature, ed. by Hans Sauer and Michiko Ogura, Poetica: An International Journal of Linguistic-Literary Studies, vol. 75 (Tokyo: Yushodo 2011), 29-48.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Sense and Sensibility: Old English Semantics and the Lexicographer’s Point of View”, in Interfaces between Language and Culture in Medieval England: A Festschrift for Matti Kilpiö, ed. Alaric Hall, Olga Timofeeva, Agnes Kiricsi, and Bethany Fox, The Northern World: North Europe and the Baltic c. 400-1700 A.D., Peoples, Economies and Cultures, Vol. 48 (Leiden: Brill 2010), pp. 179-202.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, John Price Wilkin and Xin Xiang, The Dictionary of Old English Corpus on the World Wide Web (Toronto: DOE Project 2009).

Antonette diPaolo Healey, Joan Holland, David McDougall, and Ian McDougall, The Dictionary of Old English Corpus in Electronic Form, with TEI-P5 conformant-version by Xin Xiang (Toronto: DOE Project 2009) on CD-ROM, 49 MB.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Perplexities about Plant Names in the Dictionary of Old English,” in Old Names - New Growth. Proceedings of the 2nd ASPNS Conference, University of Graz, Austria, 6-10 June 2007, and Related Essays, ed. Peter Bierbaumer and Helmut Klug(Frankfurt/ Main: Peter Lang 2009), pp. 99-120.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, Dorothy Haines, Joan Holland, David McDougall, and Ian McDougall, with the assistance of Pauline Thompson and Nancy Speirs, The Dictionary of Old English: A to G, with electronic version for Windows developed by Xin Xiang(Toronto: Dictionary of Old English Project 2008, on CD-ROM).

Antonette diPaolo Healey, Dorothy Haines, Joan Holland, David McDougall, and Ian McDougall, with the assistance of Pauline Thompson and Nancy Speirs, The Dictionary of Old English: A to G online, with web interface by Peter Mielke and Xin Xiang (Toronto: Dictionary of Old English Project 2007).

Antonette diPaolo Healey and Kevin Kiernan, eds. Making Sense: Constructing Meaning in Early English, Publications of the Dictionary of Old English 7 (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies 2007).

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Straining Words and Striving Voices: Polysemy and Ambiguity and the Importance of Context in the Disclosure of Meaning”, in Inside Old English: Essays in Honour of Bruce Mitchell, ed. John Walmsley (Oxford: Blackwell 2006), 74-90.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, The Dictionary of Old English Corpus in Electronic Form, (with Dorothy Haines, Joan Holland, David McDougall, Ian McDougall, and Xin Xiang), TEI-P3 conformant and TEI-P4 conformant version, 2004 Release(Toronto: DOE Project 2004, on CD-ROM).

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Tribute to R.W. Burchfield”, Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary News, 2, No. 30 (September 2004), no page.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Use of New Technologies in English Studies in Canada,” Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the English Language and Literature Association of Korea: “English Studies in an Era of Globalization” (Seoul: English Language and Literature Association of Korea 2004), pp. 2-21 with screenshots on pp. 200-222.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, The Dictionary of Old English: F (with Joan Holland, David McDougall, Ian McDougall, Nancy Speirs, Pauline Thompson, with the assistance of Dorothy Haines) on microfiche (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2004), 7459 pages.

Antonette diPaolo Healey, The Dictionary of Old English: A to F (with Joan Holland, David McDougall, Ian McDougall, Nancy Speirs, and Pauline Thompson, and with the assistance of Dorothy Haines) with electronic version for Windows developed by Xin Xiang(Toronto 2003, on CD-ROM).

Antonette diPaolo Healey, “Questions of Fairness: Fair, Not Fair, and Foul” in Unlocking the Wordhoard: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Memory of Edward B. Irving, Jr., ed. Mark Amodio and Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe (Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press 2003), 252-73.



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