University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kathleen Coyne Kelly is Professor of English specializing in medieval studies. She has published in such journals as Arthuriana, Exemplaria, postmedieval, Studies in Philology, and Year’s Work in Studies in Medievalism. She is co-editor (with Marina Leslie) of Menacing Virgins: Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, co-editor (with Tison Pugh) of Queer Movie Medievalisms, and author of A.S. Byatt and Performing Virginity and Testing Chastity in the Middle Ages. She is currently working on an eco-materialist study of medieval literature, an edited collection of essays about Chaucer, medievalism, and film, and final edits on the first volume of a polymorphously perverse, post-apocalyptic, ecotopic cyberpunk trilogy.
Selected recent or forthcoming publications:
“Arthurian Things.” Arthuriana. Forthcoming.
“Lost Geographies, Remembrance, and The Awntyrs off Arthure.” The Politics of Ecology: Land, Life and Law in Medieval Britain. Ed. Randy P. Schiff and Joseph Taylor. Interventions: New Studies in Medieval Culture, Ohio State University Press. Forthcoming.
“Thoreau’s Flute, or, ‘the Moose, the Pine Tree, & the Indian.’” The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies N.S. 22 (2014): 22-35.
“Flea and ANT: Mapping the Mobility of the Plague, 1330s-1350s.”postmedieval 4.2 (2013): 219-32.
“The Eco-Tourist, the Heritage Industry, and Arthurian Legend.” Arthuriana 32.1 (2013): 21-39.