Dr. Amy E. Brown

Early PostDoc SNF Eccellenza

Medieval English Studies, Department of English

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Postal Address
Department of English
Länggassstr. 49
CH – 3012 Bern
Consultation Hour
By appointment
private website

Amy completed her PhD in Medieval English at the University of Geneva in 2018. She holds prior degrees in Medieval Studies from the University of Sydney and remains active in both Swiss and Australian Medieval and Early Modern Studies networks.

Amy's research interests include sexuality and gender studies, history of emotions, friendship in literary and social contexts, adaptation studies, and much more. She has taught a range of subjects in Medieval English, introductory English literary studies, and interdisciplinary Medieval Studies. She is also a teacher of English as a Second Language and has taught Academic English in Japan.

In Bern, Amy is working with Prof. Dr. Mary Flannery on the project "COMMode: Canonicity, Obscenity, and the Making of Modern Chaucer"; Amy's specific work is on reception and adaptation of the Reeve's Tale.