Dr. Joseph Taylor

Assistant Professor, English Department

Biography

For more information about Dr. Taylor as well as sample syllabus, visit his official site.

Dr. Joseph Taylor's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ph.D., Medieval and Renaissance Literature​, University of Texas at Austin, 2009
  • M.A., English Literature, Virginia Tech, 2004
  • B.A., English, Virginia Tech, 1999
  • B.A., History, Virginia Tech, 1999

Classes Taught


Affiliations

  • Modern Language Association
  • New Chaucer Society
  • Medieval Academy of America

Publications

  • "Quiet Riot: A Politics of Noise in the Canterbury Tales." Chaucer Review (forthcoming)
  • "Arthurian Biopolitics: Sovereignty and Ecology in Sir Gawain and the Carl of Carlisle." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 59.2 (2017): 182-208.
  • As coeditor with Randy P. Schiff (SUNYBuffalo), T​he Politics of Ecology: Land, Life and Law in Medieval Britain.​ Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016.
  • Chapter with Randy P. Schiff, "Introduction: The Politics of Ecology" in T​he Politics of Ecology: Land, Life, and Law in Medieval Britain. ​Eds. Randy P. Schiff and Joseph Taylor. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016. 130.
  • Chapter "Sovereign Ecologies: Securing the Royal Flesh in AngloNorman Historiography" in The Politics of Ecology: Land, Life, and Law in Medieval Britain.​ Eds. Randy P. Schiff and Joseph Taylor. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016. 179209.
  • "Sovereignty, Oath, and the Profane Life in the ​Avowing of Arthur,​" E​xemplaria​ 25.1 (2013): 3658.
  • ""Me longeth sore to Bernysdale": Centralization, Resistance and the Bare Life of the Greenwood in ​A Gest of Robyn Hode,​" M​odern Philology​ 110.3 (2013): 313339.
  • "Chaucer's Uncanny Regionalism: Rereading the North in the ​Reeve's Tale​," J​ournal of English and Germanic Philology,​109.4 (2010): 468489.