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Elizabeth Brissey

Auburn, Alabama

(334) 844-4620



Ph.D in English Liteature, Candidate
Auburn, Alabama
Auburn University
May 2019
M.A. in English Literature
Auburn, Alabama
Auburn University
May 2014
Secondary English Education
Florence, South  Carolina
Francis Marion University
May 2009
Bachelor of Arts
Florence, South  Carolina
Francis Marion University

Presentations and Awards

National and International Conferences

Fall 2019

  • "An Introduction to 18thConnect.Org: Your Digital
    Humanities Project, from the Archive to the Web"

Biennial Meeting of the Aphra Behn and
Francis Burney Societies
Auburn, Alabama

Spring 2019

  • '"A Foulere Thing Nas Nevere Non:' Numerology and the Character of the Saracen in Bevis of Hampton"

International Congress on Medieval Studies
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Winter 2013

  • "Moving Beyond Reading Programs: Building Communities of Lifelong Readers"

National Council of Teachers of English
Boston, Massachusettes

Regional Conferences


Spring 2019

  • "'I Wolde Loke Both Ferre and Nere': Searching, Travelling, and Telling the World in the York Corpus Christi Plays"

James P. Hammersmith Best Paper Award - MA Level
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Spring 2018

  • "'To Write and Read Be Henceforth Treacherous:' The
    Transgression of Marking in Shakespeare's Cymbeline"

Best Paper - MA
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Spring 2018

Spring 2015

Spring 2012

  • "'To Write and Read Be Henceforth Treacherous:' The
    Transgression of Marking in Shakespeare's Cymbeline"

Southeastern Liberal Arts Research Conference
Auburn, Alabama
  • "The Affective Dimensions of Literacy in
    the 21st Century"

South Carolina Independent Schools Association
Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • "Problem-Based Learning: An Alternative
    Pedagogical Approach"

Francis Marion University Center of Excellence
Florence, South Carolina


Instructor of Record, Composition
Auburn, Alabama
Auburn University
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Literature
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
Secondary English Instructor
Bullock County Summer Academy
Union Springs, Alabama
After-School Instructor, Reading and Composition
Ramana Coaching Center
Charlotte, North Carolina
Secondary English Instructor
Newberry Academy
Newberry, South Carolina

Research Experience

Fall 2019

Project Manager, 18thConnect.Org

  • Appointed Project Manager to 18thConnect, a website which peer reviews projects in 18th Century studies.

  • Responsibilities included checking submissions of XML for peer review, updating the site's visual elements, and working with contributers to resolve issues. 

Research Assistant

  • Appointed as research assistant to Professor Craig Bertolet, conducting primary and secondary source research.

  • Responsibilites included locating print, digital, and microfilm primary sources (including chronicles, maps, and romances), analyzing, and distilling sources.

Research Interests

  • Medieval Literacies

  • Medieval Romance

  • Medieval Historical Writing

  • Medieval Epistemology

  • Book History

  • Affect Studies

  • Cognitive Studies in Literature

Institutional Service

Literature Co-Chair,
Auburn English
Graduate Association

Fall 2019-
Spring 2020


Auburn English Graduate Association

Fall 2018-
Spring 2019

Professional Affiliations

  • Modern Language Association (MLA)

  • Medieval Academy of America (MAA)

  • Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honor Society)

  • International Marie de France Society (IMFS)

  • The Tolkien Society

  • International Courtly Literature Society- North America

  • Branch (ICLS)

  • John Gower Society (JGS)


2019 by Elizabeth D. Brissey

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