Nicholas Hoffman

Nicholas Hoffman

Nicholas Hoffman

PhD in English Student
He/him/his

hoffman.1088@osu.edu

547 Denney Hall
164 Annie and John Glenn Ave, Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Medieval Literature
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies

Education

  • MA, Medieval Icelandic Studies, University of Iceland, 2016
  • MPhil, Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, Cambridge University, 2015
  • BA, English, Vassar College, 2014

Nick is a Distinguished University Fellow and PhD candidate in medieval literature. His primary research interests include medieval discourses around sexuality, the body, the senses and Christian epistemology. His dissertation (“Tactile Theology: Gender, Sexuality, and the Sensorium in Medieval Literature") explores the relationship between gender and the sense of touch in a cross-section of medieval texts. He has published on the significance of the Middle Ages in modern culture, particularly among queer and trans activists, theorists and artists.

Selected Publications

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