Susan K. Hagen
Mary Collett Munger Professor of English
Director of the Honors Program
Birmingham-Southern College, Box 549030, Birmingham, AL 35254
205.226.7837     fax 205.226.3089




presentation archive
"Fallen Camelot"

student projects

selected papers

sabbatical 2005

BSC Honors Program

Allegorical Remembrance: A Study of the Pilgrimage of the Life of Man as a Medieval Treatise on Seeing and Remembering. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1990.


"The Visual Theology of Julian of Norwich," Medieval Memory: Image and Text. Ed. Frank Willaert.  Netherlands: Brepols Publishers, 2004. 145-60, 276-81.

"Faculty in Information Fluency: Forgotten Stakeholders?" with James Rettig, University Librarian, University of Richmond, Transformations: Liberal Arts in the Digital Age (March 2003) 1:1, 2003. (

"St. Cecilia and St. John of Beverly: Julian of Norwich’s Early Model and Late Affirmation." Julian of Norwich. A Book of Essays. Ed. Sandra J. McEntire. Hamden, Conn.: Garland, 1998. 91-114.

"Teaching Chaucer in the 1990s. Interdisciplinary Chaucer." electronicpre-print Exemplaria. Conventional publication: Exemplaria (fall 1996): 449-53.

"Gender, Intelligence, and Good Sex in Heart of Darkness," Furman Studies 37 (June 1995): 45-54.

"Chaucer's May, Standup Comics, and Critics." Chaucer's Humor: The Playful Pilgrimage to Canterbury and Beyond. Ed. Jean Jost. Hamden, Conn.: Garland, 1994.

"The Wife of Bath: Chaucer's Inchoate Experiment in Feminist Hermeneutics."Rebels and Rivals: The Contestive Spirit in the Canterbury Tales. Eds. Susanna Fein, David Raybin, and Peter Braeger. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 1991. 105-124.

"Feminist Theology and 'The Second Nun's Tale': Or St. Cecilia Laughs at the Judge." Medieval Perspectives. Ed. Edith Williams. The Southeastern Medieval Association, Vols. 4-5 (1989-1990): 42-52.

"The Wife of Bath, the Lion, and the Critics." Creativity, Influence, Imagination: The Worlds of Medieval Women. Eds. C. H. Berman, J. R. Rothschild, and C. Connell. Morgantown: U of West Virginia P, 1985. 130-38.

Book Reviews:

Mann, Jill. Geoffrey Chaucer. Atlantic Highlands. NJ: Humanities P International, 1991. For Studies in the Age of Chaucer, 1992. 177-80.

Moriarty, Catherine, ed. The Voice of the Middle Ages in Personal Letters 1100-1500. New York: Peter Bedrick, 1990. For Mediavistik 5 (1992): 401.

McGerr, Rosemarie Potz, ed. 'The Pilgrimage of the Soul': a Critical Edition of the Middle English Dream Vision. Vol. 1. New York: Garland, 1990. For Medium AEvum 61 (1991): 324-25.

Brownlee, Kevin, and Sylvia Hout, eds. Rethinking the Romance of the Rose:Text, Image, Reception. Philadelphia. U of Pennsylvania P, 1992. For Medievalia et Humanistica.


revised 1 June 2008