Adventures in Open Access

Object Oriented Environs. punctum books, 2016. Editor, with Julian Yates. 

Inhuman Nature. Oliphaunt / punctum books, 2014. 

Burn After Reading vol. 2: The Future We Want. Oliphaunt / punctum books, 2014.

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects. Oliphaunt / punctum books, 2012.


Selected Essays and Book Chapters

“Geophilia, or the Love of Stone.” Continent. 4.2 (2015) 

“Foreword: Storied Matter.” Material Ecocriticism, ed. Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014) ix-xii.

“Ecostitial.” Inhuman Nature, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (Washington DC: Oliphaunt / punctum books, 2014) i-x.

“Elemental Relations.” O-Zone: A Journal of Object-Oriented Studies 1 (2014): 53-61.

“Introduction: Ecology’s Rainbow.” Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory Beyond Green, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014) xv-xxxv.

“Grey.” Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory Beyond Green, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014) 270-89.

“The Swerve Code.” Exemplaria 25 (20134): 367-70.

“Undead (A Zombie Oriented Ontology).” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 23.3 (2013): 397-412.

“In the Middle of the Early Modern.” Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 13 (2013): 129-33.

“Race.” A Handbook of Middle English Studiesed. Marion Turner (Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013) 109-122.

“The Future of the Jews of York.” Christians and Jews in Medieval England: Narratives and Contexts for the York 1190 Massacreed. Sarah Rees Jones  and Sethina Watson (Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 2013) 278-93.

“British Chaucer.” Magistra Doctissima: Essays in Honor of Bonnie Wheelered. Dorsey Armstrong, Ann W. Astell, and Howell Chickering (Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2013) 25-33.

“Howl.” With Lowell Duckert. postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 4 (2013): 1-5.

“Fire.” With Stephanie Trigg. postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 4 (2013): 80-92.

“Sublunary.” Speculative Medievalisms: Discography, ed. The Petropunk Collective (Brooklyn: punctum books, 2013) 207-18.

“The Werewolf’s Indifference.” Special cluster on “Animalia.” Studies in the Age of Chaucer 34 (2012): 351–56.

“The Sex Life of Stone.” From Beasts to Souls: Gender and Embodiment in Medieval Europeed. E. Jane Burns and Peggy McCracken (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013) 17-38. Published in an adapted form as “Queering the Inorganic.” Queer Futures: Reconsidering Normativity, Activism and the Political, ed.  Eveline Killian, Elahe Haschemi Yekani and Beatrice Michaelis (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012) 149-164.

Why We Blog: An Essay in Four Movements.” With Karl Steel, Mary Kate Hurley, and Eileen A. Joy. Literature Compass 9 (2012): 1016–1032.

“All Things.” Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects, ed. Jeffrey J. Cohen (New York: Oliphaunt / punctum books, 2012) 1-8.

“The Promise of Monsters.” The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstroused. Asa Simon Mittman and Peter Dendle (Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2012) 447-62. Published in an earlier form as “La promesa de los monstruos,” De Animales y Monstruos (Barcelona: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 2012) 91-101.

“Preface: Losing Your Head.” Heads Will Roll: Decapitation in the Medieval and Early Modern Imaginationed. Larissa Tracy and Jeff Massey (Leiden: Brill, 2012) vii-ix.

Novelty.” postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 2 (2011): 239-41. Co-written with Cary Howie.

"Blogging the Middle Ages."Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog: Medieval Studies and New Media, ed. Brantley L. Bryant (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) 29-42.
An Abecedarium for the Elements.” postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 2 (2011): 291-303.


Stories of Stone.” postmedieval: A Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies 1 (2010): 56-63. 

“Pilgrimages, Travel Writing, and the Medieval Exotic.” The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Literature in English, ed. Elaine Treharne and Greg Walker (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) 611-28. 

“Time out of Memory.” The Post-Historical Middle Ages, ed. Sylvia Federico and Elizabeth Scala (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) 37-61.

“Introduction: Infinite Realms.” Cultural Diversity in the British Middle Ages: Archipelago, Island, England, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) 1-16.

“Green Children from Another World, or The Archipelago in England.” Cultural Diversity in the British Middle Ages: Archipelago, Island, England, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) 75-94.

“An Unfinished Conversation about Glowing Green Bunnies.” Afterword to Queering the Non/Human, ed. Noreen Giffney and Myra J. Hird (Ashgate, 2008) 363-75.

"Inventing with Animals in the Middle Ages." Engaging with Nature: Essays on the Natural World in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, ed. Barbara A. Hanawalt and Lisa J. Kiser (University of Notre Dame Press, 2008) 39-62.

"Afterword: Intertemporality." Cultural Studies of the Modern Middle Ages, ed. Eileen A. Joy, Myra J. Seaman, Kimberly K. Bell, and Mary K. Ramsey (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) 295-300.

"The Ruins of Identity." Chapter from Of Giants reprinted in The Postmodern Beowulf: A Critical Casebook, ed. Eileen A. Joy, Mary K. Ramsey and Bruce M. Gilchrist (West Virginia University Press, European Middle Ages series, 2007) 345-81.

"Pink Vectors of Deleuze: Queer Theory and Inhumanism." In "The Becoming-Deleuzoguattarian of Queer Studies," a special issue of the journal Rhizomes ed. Michael O'Rourke (Rhizomes 11/12 [2005]). Co-written with Todd Ramlow.

"Postcolonialism."  Chaucer: An Oxford Guide, ed. Steven Ellis (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004) 448-62.

"Kyte oute yugilment: An Introduction to Medieval Noise," Exemplaria 16.2 (2004): 267-76. "Medieval Noise" is a cluster of four essays on nonlinguistic sound that I guest edited for the journal.

"The Flow of Blood in Medieval Norwich." Speculum 78 (2004): 26-65.

"Introduction: Bodies at the Limit," Thinking the Limits of the Body, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Gail Weiss (SUNY Press, 2002), 1-10.

"The Inhuman Circuit," Thinking the Limits of the Body, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Gail Weiss (SUNY Press, 2002), 167-186.

"The Postcolonial Jew: Trauma, Race and Nation c.1144." Incontrare i Mostri: Variazoni sul tema nella letteratura e cultura inglese e angloamericana, ed. Maria Teresa Chialant (Naples: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane,  2002), 31-43.

"On Saracen Enjoyment: Some Fantasies of Race in Late Medieval France and England," Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 31.1 (2001):111-44.

"Introduction:  Midcolonial," The Postcolonial Middle Ages, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (St. Martin's Press, 2000), 1-17.

"Hybrids, Monsters, Borderlands:  The Bodies of Gerald of Wales," The Postcolonial Middle Ages, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (St. Martin's Press, 2000), 85-104.

"Dwindling Masculinity in Chaucer's Tale of Sir Thopas," Masculinities in Chaucer, ed. Peter Beidler (Boydell & Brewer, 1998), 143-155.

"Masoch/Lancelotism," New Literary History  28.2 (1997): 231-60.

"Introduction:  Becoming and Unbecoming," Becoming Male in the Middle Ages , ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler (Garland Publishing, 1997), vii-xx.

"Gowther among the Dogs:  Becoming Inhuman c.1400," Becoming Male in the Middle Ages , ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler (Garland Publishing, 1997), 219-44.

"The Armour of an Alienating Identity," Arthuriana 6.4 (1996): 1-24.  Published previously in hypertext as "Medieval Masculinities: Heroism, Sanctity, and Gender," Interscripta (November-December 1993, revised October 1995)

"Preface:  In a Time of Monsters," Monster Theory:  Reading Culture, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (University of Minnesota Press, 1996), vii-xiii.

"Monster Culture (Seven Theses)," Monster Theory: Reading Culture, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (University of Minnesota Press, 1996), 3-25.

"The Limits of Knowing:  Monsters and the Regulation of Medieval Popular Culture," Medieval Folklore III (1994): 1-37.  Published in revised form as "The Order of Monsters:  Monster Lore and Medieval Narrative Traditions,"Telling Tales: Medieval Narratives and the Folk Tradition, ed. Francesca Canadé Sautman, Diana Conchado, and Giuseppe Carlo Di Scipio (St Martin's Press, 1998), 37-58.

"Decapitation and Coming of Age:  Constructing Masculinity and the Monstrous," The Arthurian Yearbook III (1993): 171-190.

"Old English Literature and the Work of Giants," Comitatus  24 (1993): 1-32.

"The Use of Monsters and the Middle Ages," SELIM (Revista de la Sociedad Española de Lengua y Literatura Inglesa Medieval / Journal of Old and Middle English Studies of Spain), no. 2 (1992): 47-69.