Curriculum Vitae

Education


Ph.D. | Medieval Studies. University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute.



Masters | Medieval Studies. University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute.

Bachelor of Arts | History and English
University of Arkansas



2019 – 2024

Focus: Gender, Language and Speech in Early Medieval North Sea Literature

Doctoral Minor: Gender Studies

Dissertation: “You Sound Like a Wif: The Representation of Women’s Speech in Old English”

2019 – 2021

Focus: Gender, Language, and Speech in Early Medieval North Sea Literature


2014 – 2018

Minors: Classical Studies and Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Honors Thesis: “Talking with Dragons: How Dragons Reveal the Hero’s Heart”

Publications

2018 - Anne Elise Crafton, "Talking with Dragons; How Dragons Reveal the Hero's Heart" in Ozark Historical Review 46 (2018), 1-42.

Presentations

2023 - “Her Crimes are Verbal: Ælfric and the Speech of Evil Women.” Midwest Medieval History Conference.

2022 - “Finding Women’s Voices in Medieval Materials.” The Once and Future English Conference.

2021 - “Full of Ribaldrie, Scaldit in Scurrilitie: Forbidden Topics in the Freeing Verse of Flyting.” International Conference of Scottish Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

2020 - “Full of Ribaldrie, Scaldit in Scurrilitie: Forbidden Topics in the Freeing Verse of Flyting.” Notre Dame English Graduate Student Association Spring Symposium.

2018 - "Talking with Dragons; How Dragons Reveal the Hero's Heart." Mercy College Annual History Conference.

Invited Talks and Lectures

2023 - “You Sound Like a Wif: The Representation of Women’s Speech in Old English Literature.” Medieval Seminar, University of Notre Dame, English Department.

2022 - “Full of Ribaldrie, Scaldit in Scurrilitie: Forbidden Topics in the Freeing Verse of Flyting.” Sewanee Medieval Colloquium.

2021 - “The Green Knight: Screening and Panel Discussion.” University of Notre Dame Cinema Program.

2021 - “A Topsy Turvy Court: Forbidden Humor in the Old Norse Sneglu-Halla Þáttr.” Medieval Seminar, University of Notre Dame, English Department.

Teaching Experience

2023 - “The History of the English Language.” Adjunct Lecturer of English at Indiana University, South Bend.

Developed a sociolinguistic history of the English language specifically for Education Majors at IUSB, which prioritized the troubled history of Standard English through material culture and celebrated the diversity of Global and American English dialects. The course was especially developed to give future teachers a broader understanding of Standard English while also providing practical tools for embracing their students’ nonstandard dialects in the classroom.

2021 - “The World of the Middle Ages.” Teaching Assistant to Christopher Miller.

2021 - “British Literary Traditions 1: From Cædmon to Milton.” Teaching Assistant to Tim Machan.

2020 - “Heroes, Gods, and Monsters: Myth and Medieval Literature.” Teaching Assistant to Tim Machan.

Fellowships and Awards

2024 - Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Grant.
2024 - Graduate School Professional Development Award.
2023 - Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Grant.

2023 - Graduate School Professional Development Award.

2022 - Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Conference Travel Grant.

2021 - G. Margaret Porter Gender Studies Graduate Writing Award for Best Graduate Essay for a Course or Conference.

2021 - Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award by the Notre Dame Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence.

2020 - G. Margaret Porter Gender Studies Graduate Writing Award for Best Graduate Essay for a Course or Conference.

2018 - Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship Grant.

2018 - Harold D. Hantz Honors Award ; Highest-Ranking Scholar in University of Arkansas Honors Program.

2018 - University of Arkansas Senior Scholar.

2018 - J. William Fulbright Award for the Senior History Student with the Highest Academic Achievement.

2014-2018 - Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholar.

2014-2018 - University of Arkansas Chancellor’s Scholar.

Languages and Skills

Latin


Old English


Middle English


Early Modern English

Middle Scots


Old Norse


Old Saxon


German, Modern


French, Modern


American Sign Language

Public Humanities

Digital Exhibit: “Remembering Early England,” Digital Exhibits | Remembering Early England, 2022. 

Blog Post: “Seamus Heaney’s Translation of Henryson’s The Testament of Cresseid,” Rare Books and Special Collections Blog, February 2022. (Seamus Heaney’s translation of Henryson’s “The Testament of Cresseid” – RBSC at ND)

Blog Post: “Two Years On, and Over 150 Years Ago,” Rare Books and Special Collections Blog, March 2022. (Two Years On, and Over 150 Years Ago – RBSC at ND).

Rare Books and Special Collection Spotlight Exhibit: “Remembering Early England,” April 2022.

Blog Post: “April Spotlight Exhibit: Remembering Early England,” April 2022. (Spotlight Exhibit: Remembering Early England – RBSC at ND)

Service

2023 - Student Mentoring at Indiana University, South Bend 

2022-2023 - Gender Studies Graduate Research Workshop Coordinator

Relevant Work or Research Experience

2023 - Fundamental of Metadata

2023 - Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

2023 - Rare Book School Course: The Handwriting & Culture of Early Modern English Manuscripts, taught by Heather Wolfe.

2022 - Graduate Curatorial Assistantship with Dr. David Gura. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections.

2021- Present - Rare Books and Special Collections Student Assistant. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections.

2018-2019 - Project Management with Cru in Indianapolis, Indiana

Professional Affiliations 

Medieval Academy of America.

Modern Language Academy of America.

Modern Language Association.

Hagiography Society.

American Library Association