Associate Professor Wendy Hennequin teaches courses in medieval literature, British literature, world literature, and composition. Her research interests include Old English language and literature, women characters in Old English and medieval texts, women warriors, and teaching with technology. Her most recent conference papers include:
“’Who Received that Freight’: Beowulf Rediscovered in the Modern World” at South Atlantic MLA in November, 2011.
a roundtable discussion on Embedded Librarians in the Composition Classroom at the National Council of Teachers of English conference in November, 2011.
“Justice and Gender in ‘Yde and Olyve’” at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in May, 2011.
She is organizing and moderating two panels: 1) Technical Communications in the Middle Ages at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in May, 2012, and 2) Travel in the Middle Ages at South Atlantic MLA in November, 2012.
Her article, “We’ve Created a Monster: The Strange Case of Grendel’s Mother,” was published in the English Studies (89.5, October 2008). “Harry Potter and the Legends of Saints” will be published in Fall 2012 in Journal of Religion and Popular Culture.
Professor Hennequin is the academic advisor for Beowulf the Event (live performances of the poem Beowulf by storytellers). The web site is here:
and the YouTube videos are here:
Professor Hennequin is also the coordinator of a medieval book club.
Languages, Literature, and Philosophy