Jamie McKinstry

Dr Jamie McKinstry teaches in the Department of English Studies at Durham University where he is a member of the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and the Centre for Medical Humanities. He has published articles and essays on a wide range of medieval and Renaissance literary topics in relation to memory, medicine and literature, and disability studies. His first monograph, Middle English Romance and the Craft of Memory, was published by Boydell and Brewer in 2015 as part of their series ‘Studies in Medieval Romance’. He is guest-editing a special issue of postmedieval on ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’ for summer 2017 and currently working on two further monographs: Bodies in the Poetry of William Dunbar and a book-length study of the metaphor of affected sadness as ‘heaviness’ in medieval literature and culture.