The Experience of Education in Anglo-Saxon Literature. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in spring 2018.

Edited Books & Journal Issues

Anglo-Saxon Women: A Florilegium. Co-edited with Emily Butler and Hilary Fox. In preparation.

Women’s Arts of the Body. Special issue of Medieval Feminist Forum, co-edited with Emma Bérat. In preparation.

The Shapes of Early English Poetry: Style, Form, History. Co-edited with Eric Weiskott. Under contract with Medieval Institute Publications.

Rumba Under Fire: The Arts of Survival from West Point to Delhi. Brooklyn: Punctum Books, 2016. Read the introduction here.

Journal Articles 

The Martyred Tongue: The Legendaries of Prudentius and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.” postmedieval, 3.8 (2017): 334–351.

Beautiful Suffering and the Culpable Narrator in Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women.” The Chaucer Review 52.1 (2017): 106-123.

The Borrower’s Sin in the Middle English ‘Judas’.” Anglia 131.4 (2013): 509–537.

Bede’s Liberation Philology: Releasing the English Tongue.” PMLA 128.1 (2013): 40-56.

Violence, Performance and Pedagogy in Ælfric Bata’s Colloquies.Exemplaria 23.1 (2011): 67-91.

The Grammar of Pain in Ælfric Bata’s Colloquies.Forum for Modern Language Studies 45:3 (2009): 239-253.

Essays in Collections 

“Englischsprachige fiktionale Texte muslimischer Autorinnen: Möglichkeiten der Repräsentation.” Forthcoming in an essay collection on migration for the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste.

“Peter Abaelards neues Charisma und die Erinnerung an die Asketen der Antike.” Forthcoming in Perspektiven auf das Phänomen Erinnerung, edited by Christoph Michels, Clarissa Blume-Jung, and Rozbeh Asmani. Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste – Junges Kolleg. Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh, 2017.

“Spoiled and Eaten: Figures of Absorption in Medieval English Poetry.” Forthcoming in The Shapes of Early English Poetry: Style, Form, History, edited by Irina Dumitrescu and Eric Weiskott for Medieval Institute Publications.

“Charismatic Heroines in Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women.” Forthcoming in Heroinnen und Heldinnen in Geschichte, Kunst, und Literatur, edited by Uwe Baumann, Marc Laureys, and Konrad Vössing for Bonn University Press.

Literary Multilingualism in Everyday Life: The Case of Early Modern Vulgaria.” Das literarische Leben der Mehrsprachigkeit. Methodische Erkundungen, eds. Till Dembeck and Anne Uhrmacher. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2016. 95-111.

Introduction.”Rumba Under Fire: The Arts of Survival from West Point to Delhi, ed. Irina Dumitrescu. Brooklyn: Punctum Books, 2016. xiii-xxiii.

Poems in Prison: The Survival Strategies of Romanian Political Prisoners.” Rumba Under Fire: The Arts of Survival from West Point to Delhi, ed. Irina Dumitrescu. Brooklyn: Punctum Books, 2016. 15-30.

Pas de Philologie: On Playful Appropriation and the Anglo-Saxon Scholar.” Des nains ou des géants. Emprunter et créer au Moyen Âge, eds. Claude Andrault-Schmitt, Edina Bozoky, and Stephen Morrison. Culture et Société Médiévales, Brepols, 2015. 181-200.

The Practice of Dissent.” postmedieval FORUM. Ed. Holly Crocker. 2012.

Verbal dueling.” Dragons in the Sky: English-Speaking Communities at the Close of the Millennia. Eds. Stuart Lee and Patrick W. Conner. Online book at 2002.

Reference Works

“Ælfric Bata.” “Solomon and Saturn.” The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain, eds. Robert Rouse and Sian Echard, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.


Allen J. Frantzen, Food, Eating and Identity in Early Medieval England. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2014Cultural History 5.1 (2016): 105-107.

Nicholas Orme, ed., English School Exercises, 1420-1530. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2013. Journal of Medieval Latin 25 (2015): 276-279.

László Sándor Chardonnens and Bryan Carella, eds. Secular Learning in Anglo-Saxon England: Exploring the Vernacular. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2012. Anglia 133.4 (2015): 759-762.

Cindy Ott, Pumpkin: The Curious History of an American Icon, Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2012. Cultural History 3.2 (2014): 200-201.