Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2000.
Current Research Interests:
Medieval French and Occitan Literature and Manuscript Contexts
Medieval Rhetoric, Poetics, and Literary Theory
Modern Rhetoric and Philosophy
Current Teaching Interests:
Medieval and Renaissance Literature and Culture
Classical and Medieval Theories of Gender and Sexuality
Performance, Poetics, and Rhetorical Theory
Other Relevant Activities:
Study Abroad Director, Paris, France, 2010
The Medieval Poetics of Contraries. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. (304 pp). Nominated by the University Press of Florida for the Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book (2007), and for the Medieval Academy John Nicholas Brown Prize (2009). Reviewed in Bibliothèque de l’Humanisme et Renaissance (Geneva) 70:1 (2008): 161; Encomia: Bulletin of the International Courtly Literature Society 28 (2006): 28-29; The Medieval Review online; Review of English Studies (February, 2008); Speculum (April 2010): 368-369.
See reviews by A.E.B. Coldiron and William E. Burgwinkle
"Musical Multilingualism in Le Roman de Fauvel (Bibliothèque Nationale de France f. fr. 146)," in Medieval Multilingualism, edited by Christopher Kleinhenz and Keith Busby. Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe 20. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010. 303-323.
"Levinas and 'Medieval' Film: Memory and Time in Marcel Carné's Les Visiteurs du soir," The French Review 83.5 (April 2010): 1022-1039.
"Troubadours in Debate: The Breviari d'Amor" Romance Quarterly 57:1 (Winter 2010): 63-76."Gautier de Coinci and the Translation of Exegesis," Neophilologus (published online August 5, 2008)
"Fauvel's Wayward Wives," Medievalia et Humanistica 32 (2007): 43-62.
"Mourning and Sexual Difference in Hans-Jürgen Syberberg’s Parsifal" Queer Movie Medievalisms, edited by Kathleen Coyne Kelly & Tison Pugh. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009. 201-20.
"Naming Names: Matfre Ermengaud's Use of Troubadour Quotations," Tenso, Bulletin de la société Guilhem IX22 (2007): 41-74.