Department of English
207 Lind Hall
207 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-625-3363

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Andrew Scheil

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Associate Professor

Ph.D University of Toronto, 1996
110K Lind Hall
Curriculum Vitae

Department Affiliations

English; Medieval Studies

Areas of Expertise

Old English language and literature; literatures and cultures of late antiquity and the early Middle Ages; medieval Latin literature; Middle English literature; literary theory; traditions of exegesis, historiography and geography in the Middle Ages; science-fiction, fantasy, and horror literature

Selected Publications

The Footsteps of Israel: Understanding Jews in Anglo-Saxon England. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004.

"The Historiographic Dimensions of Beowulf." Journal of English and Germanic Philology. (forthcoming).

"Babylon and Anglo-Saxon England." Studies in the Literary Imagination. Ed. Mary Ramsey. 36.1 (2003). Special topic issue: Imagined Realities: Meaning and Textuality in the Middle Ages.

"Anti-Judaism in Aelfric's Lives of Saints." Anglo-Saxon England. 28 (1999).

"Bodies and Boundaries in the Old English Life of St. Mary of Egypt." Neophilologus. 84 (January 2000).

"Somatic Ambiguity and Masculine Desire in the Old English Life of Euphrosyne." Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory and Medieval Studies. 11.2 (Fall 1999).

"John Keats, 'To Autumn' and Spenser's Despair." The Explicator. 58.1 (Fall 1999).

Reviews for Modern Language Review, The Medieval Review, Bulletin of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies (Amman, Jordan), and Journal of Medieval Latin.

Graduate Courses

Old English I
Old English II

Undergraduate Courses

Textual Analysis
Monsters, Marvels and the Uncanny in the Western Tradition (honors)
Survey of Medieval English Literature
Old English I
Old English II