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David Rollo

Professor of English

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-3729
Office: THH 438



Ph.D. , Princeton, 1988
M.A. , Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1984
B.A. , Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1980

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Tenure Track Appointments

Adeline Arnold Loridans Professor, French, Agnes Scott College, 1997-1999  
Associate Professor, French, Dartmouth College, 1994-1997  
Assistant Professor, French, Dartmouth College, 1988-1994  

Non-Tenure Track Appointments

Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, French, Dartmouth College, 1987-1988  
Lecteur d'Anglais, Université Française de l'Océan Indien, La Réunion, 1980-1982  

Visiting and Temporary Appointments

Visiting Assistant Professor, English, University of Southern California, 1990-1991  

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Medieval English, French and Latin literature, with a particular emphasis on: 12th-century perceptions of ethnic and cultural difference; literacy and exclusion; hermaphroditism



Rollo, D. I. (2011). Kiss My Relics: Hermaphroditic Fictions of the Middle Ages. Chicago, Il: University of Chicago Press.
Rollo, D. I. (2011). Alain de Lille, The Plaint of Nature: A New Translation from the Latin.
Rollo, D. I. (2000). Glamorous Sorcery: Magic and Literacy in the High Middle Ages. Minneapolis, MN: The University of Minnesota Press.
Rollo, D. I. (1998). Historical Fabrication, Ethnic Fable and French Romance in Twelfth-Century England. Lexington. KY: French Forum.

Honors and Awards

USC or School/Dept Award for Teaching, General Education Teaching Awards, 2000-2001  
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