Mme Amy BROWN
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Research Interests / Recherches
Amy’s research interests include gender and queer studies, the history of emotions, translation studies and adaptation theory. She holds a BA and MPhil, both from the University of Sydney, and is working on her PhD on opposite-sex friendships in Middle English narratives. She teaches classes on a range of medieval topics, including Old English, medieval romance, and special thematic seminars on gender and sexuality.
- Brown, Amy. ‘Female Homosociality and the Marriage Plot: Women and Marriage Negotiation in Cligés and Le Chevalier au Lion’. Parergon 33.1 (2016) 49-68.
- Brown, Amy. ‘Guide to the Classics: the Arthurian legend’. The Conversation (Australia). December 8, 2016. < https://theconversation.com/guide-to-the-classics-the-arthurian-legend-64289 >
- Brown, Amy. ‘Lancelot in the Friend Zone’, in Emotions in Medieval Media ed. Mary C Flannery (Brepols, date TBA)
Recent Papers / conférences récentes
- ‘Text-Image Relationship in Medieval and Modern Arthuriana’, with Olivia Gunduz-Lindem at the Swiss Association for Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Biennial Congress 2016
- ‘Fathers, Friends and Feasting’, Leeds International Medieval Congress 2016
- ‘Lancelot in the Friend Zone: Strategies for Offering and Limiting Friendship in the Stanzaic Morte Arthur’, Leeds International Medieval Congress 2015 (as part of the panel ‘Elusive Affection’ organised by Amy Brown and Regan Eby)
- ‘The Unsteady Ground of Friendship’, at the ‘Emotions and Medieval Media’ workshop, University of Lausanne, June 2015
- ‘The Good, the Bad and the Incestuous: Women’s Role in Marriage Negotiations in the Romances of Chrétien de Troyes’, Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies biannual conference 2013