Dr. Elizabeth Harper

Assistant Professor of English


Irby 427

(501) 852-2263


Elizabeth Harper teaches a variety of classes at UCA including world literature, medieval literature, and advanced grammar and language courses. She completed her doctorate in medieval English literature and medieval studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009 and spent an additional year there as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Harper researches money and economic exchange in medieval literature; her book manuscript explores the relationships between mercantile transactions and gift-giving in Middle English culture. Her other research interests include Chaucer, Piers Plowman, romance, begging poems, drama, and late medieval culture and history. She has published articles in Comparative Drama and The Chaucer Review, and is currently working on an article about epistemology and moral poetry in the writings of the fifteenth-century poet Thomas Hoccleve.


For more information about Dr. Harper, please see her curriculum vitae.



Ph.D, University of North Carolina, 2009
M.A., University of North Carolina, 2003
B.A., Wheaton College, 2000


Spring 2014 Office Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 9:00-9:50  1:30-3:00  9:00-9:50  1:30-3:00 9:00-9:50

Also available by appointment.


Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Interdisciplinary Writing and Research

ENGL 1320

MWF 8:00-8:50

Irby 304


Interdisciplinary Writing and Research

ENGL 1320

MWF 10:00-10:50

Irby 313


Gender and Language

ENGL 3315

TR 12:15-1:30

Irby 310


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