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George Shuffelton

Chair of English, English
Professor of English, English

Education & Professional History

Harvard College, AB; Cambridge University, MPhil; Yale University, PhD

At Carleton since 2002.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Recent publications:

“What to Choose: ‘Alas Quid Eligam Ignoro’ and Professional Anxiety in Middle English Literature,” Studies in Philology 118 (2021): 1-25.

“London Histories” in Historical Writing in Medieval Britain and Ireland, 500-1500, ed. Jennifer Jahner, Emily Steiner, and Elizabeth Taylor.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.  Pp. 244-251.

“School Ties: The Evidence of Alumni Friendships in Later Medieval England,” History of Universities 31.2 (2019): 1-22.

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

Modern Language Association, New Chaucer Society, International Piers Plowman Society

Current Courses

  • Fall 2021
    ENGL 100: How We Read: The History and Science of Reading
  • Winter 2022
    ENGL 114: Introduction to Medieval Narrative
    ENGL 203: Other Worlds of Medieval English Literature
  • Spring 2022
    DGAH 291: Independent Study
    ENGL 109: The Craft of Academic Writing
    ENGL 285: Textual Technologies from Parchment to Pixel
  • Fall 2022
    ENGL 137: Terrorism and the Novel
  • Winter 2023
    ENGL 114: Introduction to Medieval Narrative
  • Spring 2023
    ENGL 109: The Craft of Academic Writing
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Curriculum Vitae