It is a great pleasure to welcome Professor Ruth Evans to the English Faculty this term.
Ruth Evans is Professor of English at Saint Louis University, Missouri, and Executive Director of the New Chaucer Society. She works on medieval literature of the period 1300-1580, with particular focuses on gender and sexuality, memory, and translation. Her most recent book is a coedited collection Roadworks: Medieval Roads, Medieval Britain (with Valerie Allen; Manchester University Press, 2016), and she is currently working on a monograph, Chaucerian Fictions of Memory. She is an Academic Visitor to the Faculty of English for the period October-December 2016.