Nicole Clifton

Nicole Clifton

Professor
Medieval Literature and Language
Co-Director of the Medieval Studies Concentration

Office: RH 331
Email: nclifton@niu.edu

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Cornell University; 1993
  • M.A. Cornell University; 1991
  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley; 1986

Professional Interests

  • Medieval Romance
  • Middle English Language and Literature
  • Arthurian Literature
  • Textual and Bibliographic Studies

Selected Publications

  • “Anthony Foster of Trotton and London, Lincoln’s Inn MS 150.” The Yearbook of Langland Studies 32 (2018): 77-126.
  • “Teaching Chaucer as a Foreign Language.” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 25/2 (2018): 123–43.
  • “Sir Gawain’s Death and Prophecy in Malory’s Morte Darthur.” Arthurian Literature 34 (2018): 52–68.
  • Kyng Alisaunder and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud Misc. 622.” Journal of the Early Book Society 18 (2015): 29–49. (Appeared in 2016)
  • “The Early Modern Readers of the Romance Of Arthour and of Merlin.” Arthuriana 24/2 (2014): 71–91.