Dr. Joseph Taylor

Associate Professor, English

Contact

1310 Ben Graves Drive
Morton Hall
Room 262
Huntsville, AL 35899
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256.824.6321
wjt0003@uah.edu

Biography

Dr. Joseph Taylor's Curriculum Vitae


Education

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

Expertise

  • Medieval literature and culture
  • Old and Middle English
  • Critical theory
  • Regionalism and nationalism
  • Intersections of bio-power
  • Political theology and ecocriticism

Recent Publications

  • "When a stranger sojourns with you in your land": Loving the Refugee as Neighbor in the ​CanterburyTales ​and ​Refugee Tales​." ​Exemplaria ​32, no. 3 (2020): TBD (forthcoming)

  • “Quiet Riot: A Politics of Noise in the ​Canterbury Tales​.” ​Chaucer Review ​53, no. 2 (2018): 178-93.

  • “Arthurian Biopolitics: Sovereignty and Ecology in ​Sir Gawain and the Carl of Carlisle​.” ​Texas Studies in Literature and Language ​59, no. 2 (2017): 182-208.

  • "Sovereign Ecologies: Securing the Royal Flesh in Anglo-Norman Historiography" in ​The Politics of Ecology: Land, Life, and Law in Medieval Britain​. Eds. Randy P. Schiff and Joseph Taylor, 179-209. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016.

  • with Randy P. Schiff, "Introduction: The Politics of Ecology" in ​The Politics of Ecology: Land, Life, and Law in Medieval Britain​. Eds. Randy P. Schiff and Joseph Taylor, 1-30. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016.

  • "Sovereignty, Oath, and the Profane Life in the ​Avowing of Arthur​," ​Exemplaria ​25, no. 1 (2013): 36-58.

  • "Me longeth sore to Bernysdale": Centralization, Resistance and the Bare Life of the Greenwood in ​A Gest of Robyn Hode​," ​Modern Philology ​110, no. 3 (2013): 313-339.

  • "Chaucer's Uncanny Regionalism: Rereading the North in the ​Reeve's Tale​," ​Journal of English and Germanic Philology​, 109, no. 4 (2010): 468-489