Amy S. Kaufman is Assistant Professor of English at Middle Tennessee State
University, where she teaches early European literature, medieval literature, and
feminist theory. Her scholarship includes work on women in medieval Arthurian legend,
Chaucer's fabliaux, and medievalism in popular American culture. She is also
Director of Conferences for the International Society for the Study of Medievalism.

Journal Articles

Our Future is Our Past: Corporate Medievalism in Dystopian Fiction, forthcoming in Studies in Medievalism (2013)

‘His Princess’: An Arthurian Family Drama, Arthuriana (2012)

Modesty movements in the United States have begun to rely on a fragmented and bowdlerized...



Guenevere Burning, Arthuriana (2010)

Reading for Guenevere’s desires within both historical and theoretical frameworks can reawaken the pleasures of...



Medieval Unmoored, Studies in Medievalism (2010)

Edited Volumes

Editor and Introduction, The Year's Work in Medievalism (2010)

Invited Lectures

Keynote Address - Gender in the Middle Ages: Beyond Binaries, The Third Annual Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature (2009)


Recent Conference Presentations

Medievalism and the Pleasures of Patriarchy, 20th International Medieval Congress (2013)

Medievalism, Masculinity, and Authenticity, Conference on the Middle Ages in the Modern World (2013)

Medievalism in Politics: Round Table Response, National Popular and American Culture Associations Conference (2013)

Skyrim’s Teutonic Shadows and the Impossibility of Time, National Popular and American Culture Associations Conference (2013)

Goddesses and Objects, MLA Convention (2013)