SCA Resume

The Honorable Lady Esa inghean Donnchaidh

Barony of Caer Mear, Kingdom of Atlantia  

Affiliations:

  • Apprentice to Beatriz Aluarez de la Oya
  • Households: Free Company of St. Lawrence, Clan Oldcastle, House zum Drache
  • Guilds and Groups: Knowne World Courtesans, Atlantian Courtesan Guild, Period Heroes

Current Offices:

  • Society Minister of the Arts and Sciences Deputy of Women’s Studies (July 2020- present)
  • Deputy Chancellor, Atlantian University (January 2020 – Present)

Past Offices and Warrants:

  • Minster of Arts and Sciences, Barony of Stierbach (November 2018 – January 2020)
  • Minister of Arts and Sciences, Atlantian Courtesans Guild (September 2018 – January 2020)
  • Deputy Minister of Arts and Sciences, Barony of Stierbach (June 2017-November 2018)
  • Canton of Abhainn Iarthair’s Thrown Weapons Marshal (Jan 2015-Dec 2016, Canton of Abhainn Iarthair)
  • Chancellor of the Exchequer for the Canton of Abhainn Iarthair (February 2014-Dec. 2016/ Abhainn Iarthair, Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Thrown Weapons Marshal (September 2014-2016/Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Archery Marshal (November 2013-2016/ Stierbach, Atlantia)

Arts and Sciences:

  • Class taught at Fall University #105: “Iron Age Orkney: Creating a Regional Specific Celtic Persona” (12 Sept 2020) 
  • Class taught at Winter University #103: “Herbs for Gynecology and Obstetrics”
  • Interviewee for Virtual Atlantia’s “Meet” Series: “Where’s the Midwife” (June 2020)
  • Arts and Sciences Champion, Kingdom of Atlantia, Pennsic 48 (August 2019)
  • Open Display, Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival, Kingdom of Atlantia (2 March 2019)
  • Class taught at Winter University #100: “But to Foule Lust and Likynge of Lecherye: Menstruation, Family Planning, and Women’s Bodily Autonomy”
  • Instructor’s Deputy for Life Drawing, class taught at Courtesan College by Rudiger der Burgenfaust, Pennsic 47, 2018
  • Classes taught at Ruby Joust (Kingdom of Atlantia, May 2018).
  • Displayed at Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival (Kingdom of Atlantia, March 2018).
  • Tournament of Love and Beauty’s A&S competition winner (Barony of Ponte Alto, February 2018)
  • Classes taught at Winter University #98 (Kingdom of Atlantia, January 2018)
  • Classes taught at Pennsic University (Known World, Pennsic 46, 2017)
  • Classes taught at Known World Dance and Music Symposium (Known World, June 2017)
  • Class Taught at Fall University #94  (Kingdom of Atlantia, September 2016)
  • Displayed at the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival (Open Display, 5 March 2016, KASF, Kingdom of Atlantia)
  • Classes taught at University #91 (Sept 19, 2015, Kingdom of Atlantia)
  • Classes taught at Atlantian University #90 (June 13, 2015 Kingdom of Atlantia)
  • Herbalism and Traditional Medicine Demo at the Wakefield School Demo including visual and tactile aids (herbs and grains, infused oils, etc.), period manuscript reproductions about traditional medicine, and facilitated discussion wth Q&A about medieval medicine and “women’s work” in sustaining proper health of one’s family and household through herbal concoctions.   (May 19, 2015 Barony of Stierbach)
  • Open Display, 28 March 2015, Defending the Gate, Canton of Sudentoore, Kingdom of Atlantia)
  • Class Taught at Atlantian University #89 ( Feb. 7, 2015 Kingdom of Atlantia)
  • Authored article for the Stierbach Baronial Newsletter, The Bull: The Anglo-Saxon Nine Herbs Charm (Jan 2015/Barony of Stierbach)
  • Authored article for the Stierbach Baronial Newsletter, The Bull: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Herbs for Cold and Flu Season (Dec 2014/Barony of Stierbach)
  • Classes Taught at Peasant’s Revolt (22-24 August 2014, Kingdom of Atlantia)

Service:

  • Dean of Academics and Deputy Chancellor, University of Atlantia (January 2020 – Present)
  • Women’s Studies Deputy to the Society Minister of Arts and Sciences (June 2020 – Present)
  • Period Heroes (2017-present)
    • Coordinated Heroes and distributed supplies at the following 2020 events: Winter University
    • Coordinated Heroes and distributed supplies at the following 2019 events: KASF, Defending the Gate, Spring Coronation, Summer University, Holiday Faire
    • Hero’ed events Autumn 2017 – EOY 2018
  • A&S Coordinator, Holiday Faire (November 2019)
  • A&S Coordinator, Stierbach Baronial Birthday (September 2019)
  • Sexuality and Gender Studies Track Coordinator, Atlantian University #101 (June 2019)
  • Games Coordinator, Coronation of Queen Adelhait and Christophe (Atlantia, April 2019)
  • Adult Display Coordinator, Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival (2 March 2019)
  • “Sexuality and Gender Studies” Class Track Coordinator, Atlantian Winter University #100 (2 Feb 2019)
  • A&S Coordinator, Holiday Faire (November 2018)
  • A&S Coordinator, Stierbach Baronial Birthday (September 2018)
  • Support Staff for Knowne World A&S, Pennsic 47, 2018
  • Sponsored the Persona Item Competition for Holiday Faire 2017 Arts and Sciences (Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Support Staff for Knowne World A&S, Pennsic 46, 2017
  • Sponsored the Landsknecht Competition for Stierbach Baronial Birthday and Investiture Arts and Sciences (Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Administrator of the SCA Baltic Facebook group (2016-present)
  • Support staff for Known World A&S (Known World, Pennsic 45, 2016)
  • Coordinator: Pennsic Children’s Fete Disney Entertainers, appearing as Tinkerbell, and offering entertainment and photo ops for children of the Known World (crowd control, water bearing, etc.) (Known World, Pennsic 45, 2016)
  • Served at the St. Sebastian’s Shoot, Pennsic 45, as helping marshal and organized day board for the archery range, including donation of food and beverage (Pennsic 45, 2016)
  • Thrown Weapons Marshal-in-Charge for Holiday Faire (21 Nov 2015, Barony of Stierbach)
  • Served as supporting youth archery marshal at War of the Wings (Atlantia, October 2015)
  • Served as helping marshal, Thrown Range, Pennsic 44 (July – August 2015, Pennsic 44/ Known World)
  • Served at the St. Sebastian’s Shoot, Pennsic 44, as helping marshal and organized the day board for the archery range including donation of food and beverage (July 2015, Pennsic 44/Atlantia).
  • Stierbach Baronial Birthday Target Archery Marshal-in-Charge including : target design and construction, tournament, mounted archery demo, and prize donations (June 2015, Stierbach Baronial Birthday, Barony of Stierbach)
  • Organized, store, and grow the Canton of Abhainn Iarthair’s Gold Key (March 2015-present)
  • Defending the Gate Thrown Weapons Marshal-in-Charge including creation of a tournament and target design/donation (28 March 2015, Defending the Gate, Canton of Sudentorre)
  • Serving as Canton of Abhainn Iarthair Thrown Weapon’s Marshal (February 2015-2016)
  • Serving as Stierbach Baronial Thrown Weapons Champion (June 2015-2016)
  • Served at the Camp Snyder Boy Scout Demo through water-bearing and assisting with tear down (January 2015, Barony of Stierbach).
  • Autocrat, Holiday Faire X (co-Autocrat with Gunnora Grimm) (Event date: Nov 22, 2014/Stierbach, Atlantia).
  • Herbal products donated to the gift baskets for Their Royal Majesties Michael and Seonaid and Their Royal Highnesses Esa and Logan (presented at Holiday Faire, Dec 2014)
  • Homemade herbal products for Their Royal Majesties Kara and William (Presented at Highland River Melees, Barony of Highland Forde, June 2014)
  • Served at the Pennsic Children’s Fete as organizer of the Disney Princess entertainers, appearing as Tinkerbell, and offering entertainment and photo ops for children of the Known World (mostly while they wait in line so as not to get cranky).  (August 2014, Pennsic 43/Known World).
  • Served as line marshal and score keeping at the Estogren and Axes Tournament, Pennsic 43 (July 2014, Pennsic 43/ Known World)
  • Served food with the Abhainn Iarthair “Cooks Guild,” donated and cooked food, prepared meals, and served meals as part of the Canton fundraising efforts (Highland River Melees, June 2014/ Abhainn Iarthair, Stierbach, Atlantia).
  • Hosted “Dinner & Dance,” an afternoon of courtly dance instruction followed by a dinner and social gathering for the Barony of Stierbach and Canton of Abhainn Iarthair (June 1, 2014/Stierbach, Atlantia).
  • Host Canton of Abhainn Iarthair Officer’s Meetings (April 2014-2015/ Abhainn Iarthair, Stierbach, Atlantia).
  • Served at the St. Sebastian’s Shoot, Pennsic 43 as line marshal, submitting a target (design and construction), and organizing a day board for the archery range including donation of all food and beverage  (July 2014, Pennsic 43/Atlantia)
  • Canton Youth Archery Point of Contact (January 2014-present/Steirbach, Atlantia)
  • Serving as Canton Exchequer (February 2014-present/ Abhainn Iarthair, Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Handmade herbal products donated to the gift basket for Their Royal Majesties Ragnarr and Lynette presented at Holiday Faire IX (November 2013, Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Active Member of the Canton of Abhainn Iarthair Cook’s Guild (Spring 2014-Dec 2016/Abhainn Iarthair, Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Active Member of the Canton of Abhainn Iarthair Courtly Dance Community (no guild exists at this time) (January 2013-Dec 2016/Atlantia)
  • Active Member of the Herbal Guild of Atlantia (June 2013-2016/ Atlantia)
  • Assisted with St. Sebastian Shoot as line marshal, water bearer, and tear down, Pennsic 42 (Pennsic 42, 2013/Atlantia).
  • Served as line marshal and assisted with archery range set up and tear down, Chalice of the Sun God (October 2013/Ponte Alto, Atlantia)
  • Contributor to the Atlantian Disability Education group, volunteering consultations regarding accessibility at events (mundane professional with this area of expertise). (June 2013-present, Kingdom of Atlantia)
  • Assisted in archery target construction, Gold Key Volunteer, and Water Bearing Volunteer, Stierbach’s Baronial Birthday (June 22, 2013/ Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Assisting fellow SCAdians with garb research/construction (January 2013 – present/ Stierbach, Atlantia) References: Dietrich Saphir Zum Drache, Aine Plumb
  • Hosted “Twelfth Night Primer and Dinner,” a day of courtly dance instruction followed by a dinner and social gathering for the Barony of Stierbach and Canton of Abhainn Iarthair (November 3, 2013/Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Hosted weekly courtly dance practice (January – June 2013/ Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Hosted two-part Garb Class on Italian Ren style (January-February 2013/Stierbach & Sylvan Glen, Atlantia)
  • Assisted with set up and Gold Key Volunteer, Holiday Faire VIII (Nov 16-17, 2012/ Stierbach, Atlantia)
  • Assisted with archery target painting/construction, Chalice of the Sun God (October 2012/ Ponte Alto, Atlantia)

Merchant Activities:

  • Apothecary & Merchant of Herbal Concoctions for Health and Vitality including period and period inspired soaps, aromatherapy, herbal tea blends, etc. (Holiday Faire IX, November 2013/ Stierbach, Atlantia)