Joshua Easterling

Assistant Professor

Education

Ph.D. The Ohio State University
M.A. The Ohio State University
B.A. University of Maryland

Areas of Expertise

Late-medieval language, literature and religious culture

Recent Publications

“Ascetic Blood: Ethics, Suffering and Community in Late-Medieval Culture,” in Wounds and Wound Repair in Medieval Culture, eds. Larissa Tracy and Kelly DeVries (Leiden: Brill, 2015).
“‘Love Will Not Be Idle’: Penance, Fantasy and Desire in Richard Rolle’s The Form of Living,” Exemplaria 27.3 (2015): 205-21.
“‘Look to Your Calling’: Reclusion and Resistance in Medieval Anchoritic Culture,” Mediaevalia 35 (2015): 51-82.
“Desire, Law, and the Enclosed Body in the Middle English Patience,” The Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures 40.2 (2014): 144-72.

Awards

2003-2004 / 2008-2009 Jules B. LaPidus Fellowship
2003 Dean’s Graduate Enrichment Fellowship for Doctoral Studies

Contact

Dr. Joshua Easterling
Office: Faculty Hall, 7B-2
Phone: 270-809-3064