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Department of English
David Joseph Wrisley

Language and Literature

David Joseph Wrisley, Associate Professor
MA/PhD (Princeton University)

David Joseph Wrisley is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and the Civilization Sequence Program. His research is in medieval comparative literatures and digital humanities. He is interested in the history of translation and rewriting in particular at the fifteenth-century court of Burgundy. He is also interested in Mediterranean polysystems linking post-classical Arabic and medieval European literatures, as well as digital means for archiving and visualizing them. He is working on a project about space, place and time in medieval texts entitled Visualizing Medieval Places. From 2010 to 2014, he was the chairperson of the Department of English.  He can be found on twitter @DJWrisley.

Courses he has taught include:

ENGL 210 (Literature of the Middle Ages)
ENGL 229 (History of the English Language)
ENGL 305F (Allegory)
ENGL 305H (Classical Literature in Translation)
ENGL 306G (Medieval Dream Vision)
ENGL 305I (Literature in/of the Mediterranean)
ENGL 306K/346K (Introduction to Digital Humanities)
ENGL 305J (Modeling in the Digital Humanities)
ENGL 305K (Spatiality and Literature)

CVSP 201 (Ancient Near East and Classical Civilization)
CVSP 202 (Medieval and Renaissance Islamic and Christian Thought)
CVSP 203 (Enlightenment and Modernity)
CVSP 204 (Contemporary Studies)
CVSP 207E (Epic: Texts and Contexts I)
CVSP 208E (Epic: Texts and Contexts II)
CVSP 207A (Love: Human and Divine)


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