Joshua Easterling


Joshua Easterling

Joshua Easterling



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

Highlighted 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.

Courses Taught

Areas of Specialization

  • Late-medieval Language
  • Literature and Culture

Awards and Distinctions

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

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