Associate Professor Tracy Marie Adams
BA (Minn.), Dip d'Et Sup (Gen.), MA (Texas at Austin), PhD (Johns Hopkins)
Medieval French and English literature, literary theory, feminist theory, lyric poetry
Research | Current
- Medieval to early-modern French literature
- Feminist theory applied to medieval literature
- Anthropology of love in medieval and early-modern literature, especially romances
- Old French, Old Irish, Old Welsh, Old English
Teaching | Current
ENGLISH 340 Arthurian Literature
FRENCH 102 Introductory French Language 2
FRENCH 203 Intermediate French Language 1
FRENCH 269 French Language and Culture in Film and Literature
FRENCH 306 Medieval French Language and Culture: Love and Laughter in the Middle Ages
FRENCH 320 French Translation Practice
FRENCH 701 Special Topic in Old French: The Medieval Romance
FRENCH 706 Medieval French Literature and Culture: Love and Laughter in the Middle Ages
FRENCH 711 Special Topic: Theory and Text
FRENCH 720 Advanced French Translation
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Adams, T. M. (2010). The Life and Afterlife of Isabeau of Bavaria. Johns Hopkins Univ Pr. Pages: 368.
- Adams, T. M. (2010). L’Affaire de la Tour de Nesle: Love Affair as Political Conspiracy. In C. Leveleux-Teixeira, Ribémont B (Eds.) Le crime de l'ombre (pp. 17-40). Klincksieck.
- Adams, T. M. (2009). Christine de Pizan, Isabeau of Bavaria, and Female Regency. French Historical Studies, 32, 1-32. 10.1215/00161071-2008-011
- Adams, T. M. (2008). Notions of Late Medieval Queenship: Christine de Pizan's Isabeau of Bavaria. In A. Cruz, M. Suzuki (Eds.) The Rule of Women in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700 (pp. 1-16). Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press.
- Adams, T. M. (2007). Performing the Medieval Art of Love: Medieval Theories of the Emotions and the Social Logic of the Roman de la Rose of Guillaume de Lorris. Viator-medieval and Renaissance Studies, 38, 55-74.