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Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Dean of Faculty Office
6045 Wentworth Hall, Room 110
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: (603) 646-2736 or (603) 646-2876
Fax: (603) 646-8190
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Peter Travis


Title: Henry Winkley Professor of Anglo-Saxon and English Language and Literature
Office: 208 Sanborn House
Phone: 646-2931
Departmental Web Site: Peter Travis

Medieval and Renaissance Courses Taught

  • English 19 (Anglo-Saxon Language and Literature)
  • English 20 (Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales)
  • English 21 (Chaucer’s Other Works)
  • English 22 (Medieval English Literature)
  • Advanced seminars in the works of the Gawain poet, medieval English drama, medieval animals

Areas of Research Interest

  • Chaucer
  • Medieval drama
  • Literary theory
  • Medieval masculinities

Important and/or Recent and/or Major Publications

  • Dramatic Design in the Chester Cycle
  • Many articles on Chaucer
  • Disseminal Chaucer: Re-Reading The Nun’s Priest’s Tale (forthcoming in 2008)

Last Updated: 1/19/09