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Dr. Molly A. Martin, Associate Professor of English

Dr. Molly A. Martin, Associate Professor of English

B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

Molly Martin ENFL

Kaufman Hall, 312

(337) 475-5319

Special Responsibilities

  • Advisor, Student-Athletes, Department of English and Foreign Languages
  • Advisor, Undergraduate English (P-Z)
  • College of Liberal Arts Graduate Council Representative

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Medieval Literature (in particular romances of the later Middle English period)
  • Medieval Language
  • Gender Theory
  • Visual Studies
  • Space studies

Professional Activities and Affiliations

  • Member, Medieval Academy of America
  • Member, International Arthurian Society
  • Member, Modern Language Association

Selected Works

  • "Malory's Launcelot and Gwenyver in the Twenty-First Century Classroom," forthcoming in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching.
  • "Vision and Sex in the Iconography of the Old English Genesis Manuscript," forthcoming in "Goode myrth ye shall here": Telling Tales and Crafting Books, Essays in Honor of Thomas H. Ohlgren. Eds. Dorsey Armstrong, Shaun F. D. Hughes, and Alexander L. Kaufman. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications.
  • Review of Fiona Tolhurst, Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Feminist Origins of the Arthurian Legend (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Forthcoming in The Medieval Review (online).
  • Review of Norris J. Lacy and James J. Wilhelm, eds. The Romance of Arthur: An Anthology of Medieval Texts in Translation, 3rd ed. (London and New York: Routledge, 2012). Forthcoming in Arthuriana.
  • "Castles and the Architecture of Gender in Malory's 'The Knight of the Cart.'" Arthuriana 22.2 (2012): 37-51.
  • Vision and Gender in Malory's Morte Darthur (Boydell & Brewer, 2010).
  • "Troilus's Gaze and the Collapse of Masculinity in Romance." Men and Masculinities in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde. Eds. Marcia Marzec and Tison Pugh (Boydell & Brewer, 2008).