Dr. Jeffery G. Stoyanoff
Bachelor of Arts, English/Education, summa cum laude, Saint Francis University (2007)
Dr. Stoyanoff specializes in Middle English literature, particularly John Gower’s Confessio Amantis and medieval drama. He enjoys teaching texts from this period using both historical and critical approaches, particularly gender theory and cultural studies. He is currently working on his first book project, "Writing Networks: Performativity in Confessio Amantis."
ENG 495: Fantasy Literature
“Dramatic Networks: Marginalized Economics and Labor in The Norwich Grocers' Play." Forthcoming in Early Theatre 21.2 (December 2018).
“Forbidding Feminine Grief: Affective Exploitation in the Brome Sacrifice of Isaac.” Grief and Gender in the Middles Ages. Ed. Lee Templeton. Explorations in Medieval Culture series, Brill Academic Publishers. Forthcoming.
"Covetousness in Book 5 of Confessio Amantis: A Medieval Precursor to Neoliberalism.” Accessus: A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media. 4.2 (2018).
"The “English” Knight: Creating Medieval Transnationalism in Sir Beves of Hamtoun.” Literature Compass. 14.2 (2017).
“Beginnings and Endings: Narrative Framing in Confessio Amantis.” South Atlantic Review 79.3-4 (2015): 51-64.
“Gower’s “Trojan Horse”: Metaphor, Reading, and Networks.” New Chaucer Society Congress in Toronto, ON, 10-15 July 2018.
“Networks of Consent in John Gower’s “Tale of the Rape of Lucrece.” 44th Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium. 13-14 April 2018.
“Performing Social Cannibalism: ‘Hands-on’ Supplantation in John Gower’s ‘The Tale of Pope Boniface’.” Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America in Atlanta, GA, 1-3 March 2018.
“Fowl Play: Birds and Social Bonds in ‘Tereus, Procne, and Philomela’.” 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, 11-14 May 2017.
“Dramatic Networks: Marginalized Economics and Labor in The Norwich Grocers’ Play.” 43rd Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium. 10-11 March 2017.