Dr. Marta Kvande - Associate Professor - Director of Literary Studies - English - Texas Tech University
Dr. Kathryn Anderson Hall is a Medievalist who currently writes, lectures, and gives workshops on aspects of medieval literature, especially that literature concerning the medieval mystics and saints of the Church. She holds a Ph.D. in Medieval Literature from Florida State University as well as Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Virginia Tech. While working with variations of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost in Old and Middle French as well as in Middle English manuscripts, she became interested in the medieval mystics, especially the women of that era who experienced their spirituality through bodily and emotional experiences.
She has served as an Instructor and as an Adjunct Professor of English at Florida State University, taught as a Medievalist in the English Department at Valdosta State University in Georgia, and currently teaches Medieval Literature classes, contractually, for Florida State University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). In addition, Dr. Hall gives lectures and leads workshops on the medieval Christian mystics for private groups, upon request.
Her writings have been published in The Sixteenth Century Journal. XLIII.1 (2012): 284-285; Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching. 18.2 (Fall 2011): 59-78; The South Atlantic Review. 72.4 (2008): 59-71; and Contexts and Continuities: Proceedings of the IVth International Colloquium on Christine de Pizan, Glasgow: University of Glasgow Press, 2002.