Dan Kline

Daniel T. Kline

Chair and Professor of English
Office: ADM 101H
Phone: (907) 786-4364
Email: dtkline@uaa.alaska.edu

Biography

Daniel T. Kline (Ph.D., Indiana University) specializes in Middle English literature and culture, literary and cultural theory, and digital medievalism, and his research concerns children, violence, and ethics in late-medieval England and neomedievalism and digital gaming (curriculum vitae). He has published in Chaucer Review, College Literature, Comparative Drama, the Journal of English and Germanic Philology, and Philological Quarterly, among others, and has chapters in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Women's Writing (Cambridge, 2003), Translating Desire in Medieval and Early Modern Literature (ACMRS, 2005), Mass Market Medievalism (MacFarland, 2007), Essays on Medieval Childhood (Shuan Tyas, 2007), Cultural Studies of the Modern Middle Ages (Palgrave, 2007), Levinas and Medieval Literature (Duquesne, 2009), and The Texts and Contexts of Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 108 (Brill, 2011). He edited Medieval Children's Literature (Routledge, 2003), the Continuum Handbook of Medieval British Literature (Continuum, 2009), and Digital Gaming Re-Imagines the Middle Ages (Routledge, 2014), and co-edited, with Gail Ashton, Medieval Afterlives in Popular Culture (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012). The author/webmaster of The Electronic Canterbury Tales <www.kankedort.net>, Kline is Professor and Chair of English at the University of Alaska Anchorage, USA.

Education

Ph.D. Indiana University – Middle English Literature & Literary Theory
M.Div. Southern Seminary – Biblical Studies and Pastoral Care & Counseling
M.A. University of Alabama Huntsville – English
B.A. University of Alabama Huntsville – English & History

Teaching Responsibilities

Regular Courses
ENGL A610: Studies in Literary Periods and Movements – Medieval Literature
ENGL A602: Contemporary Literary Theory
ENGL A435: History of Criticism
ENGL A315: Medieval Literature
ENGL A301: British Literature I
ENGL A201: Masterpieces of World Literature I
ENGL A121: Introduction to Literature

Research Interests

Middle English literature & culture, Chaucer, medieval drama, literary & cultural theory, digital medievalism, neomedievalism & digital gaming, religion & culture.