Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Margaret Pappano

Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of English

PhD Columbia 

  • Medieval literature in England and France, particularly drama, religious texts, women’s writing, travel literature.
  • CV/Bio (PDF 218 KB)


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2020-21 Courses

  • ENGL 312 001/6.0 Literatures and Cultures of the Medieval World
  • ENGL 411 001-4/3.0 Topics in Medieval Literature II – Premodern Gender and Sexuality
  • ENGL 800 and 900 Introduction to Professional and Pedagogical Skills I and II
  • ENGL 826 Topics in Medieval Literature III: Medieval Travel Literature and Ethnography

Recent Publications

“Territorial Desire: Bernart de Ventadorn’s Plantagenet Poems” Culture politique des Plantagent (2003).

“Marie de France, Aliénor d’Aquitaine, and the Alien Queen,” Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady (2002).

“Judas in York: Masters and Servants in the Late Medieval Cycle Drama,” Exemplaria (2002).

Current Supervisions

Lourdes Mazlymian (about students)