Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  

Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Professor; Mullarkey Chair
B.A., University of Melbourne; M. Phil., University of Oxford; Ph.D., University of Liverpool
Dealy 509W
Ext. 4030

Jocelyn Wogan-Browne has taught in Australia, Europe, the UK and the USA, and published editions, translations, and studies on medieval virginities, medieval women’s writing, saints’ lives, medieval vernacularity, the French of England, and medieval English multilingualism. Her books include Saints’ Lives and Women’s Literary Culture c. 1150-c. 1300 (Oxford University Press, 2001) and Language and Culture in Medieval Britain: The French of England c.1100-c.1500 (York Medieval Press, 2009). She is currently completing (with Heather Blurton) Re-Thinking the South English Legendaries (Manchester University Press); and she is continuing work (with Thelma Fenster and Delbert Russell) on Vernacular Literary Theory and Practices: The French of England, a prequel to The Idea of the Vernacular: Middle English Literary Theory c. 1280-1520 (Penn State Press, 1999) and on the French of England Translation Series of which she and Thelma Fenster are founders and academic editors. She has supervised numerous PhDs in Medieval English and French topics from the C12th to the C15th.
Areas of Interest
Medieval insular literary culture, 1100-1500, especially medieval English 
and French vernaculars; medieval women’s writing.

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