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 chair of Medievalism in Popular Culture for the National Popular and American Culture Associations and Director of Conferences for the International Society for the Study of Medievalism.
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...
In the Shadows of Rome: Building an Arthurian England, Groniek (2010)
Blood Will Out: Genealogy as Destiny in Medieval(ist) Gaming (with Cory L. Grewell), Neo-Medievalism in the Media: Essays on Film, Television, and Electronic Games (2012)
Editor and Introduction, The Year's Work in Medievalism (2010)
"Medievalism and Fundamentalism in the Twenty-First Century," L. L. Smith Speaker Series, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, October 2012. (2012)
Keynote Address - Gender in the Middle Ages: Beyond Binaries, The Third Annual Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature (2009)
Review of Medievalism: A Special Issue of the European Journal of English Studies, ed. Ute Berns and Andrew James Johnston, 15.2 (August 2011); Medievally Speaking. (2012)
Review of The Girl’s King Arthur: Tales of the Women of Camelot by Barbara Tepa Lupak, Arthuriana 21.3 (2011)
Review of Ordering Chaos: The Self and the Cosmos in Twelfth-Century Latin Prosimetrum by Bridget K. Balint, Carmina Philosophiae: Journal of the International Boethius Society 19 (2011)
Review of Vision and Gender in Malory’s Morte Darthur by Molly R. Martin, The Medieval Review (2011)
Recent Conference Presentations
Goddesses and Objects, MLA Convention (2013)
Organizer and participant in cloud conference round table: “Masculinity and Disability in Game of Thrones”, 27th Annual International Conference on Medievalism (2012)
Disciplinary Dark Matter (with Laura White), 2nd Biennial Meeting of the Babel Working Group (2012)
Our Future is Our Past: Corporate Medievalism in Speculative Fiction, 47th International Conference on Medieval Studies (2012)