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Carol Robinson

Associate Professor
Carol Robinson's research and publications involve Middle English literature, semiotics, film, video game and literary theory, and Deaf culture studies.  She is a founding member and the Co-Chair of Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (, for which she is also Webmaster.  She is also Webmaster for the International Society for the Study of Medievalism ( and Deaf Directions (
She actively serves as a liaison between Deaf and hearing worlds, as well as between medieval and film/multimedia scholars.  In addition to her research work, she is currently completing a documentary film, Listening to You, Listening to Me, Listening to Everyone: A Neomedieval, Deaf/Hearing, Community Theatre Experience (  
Distance Learning (Internet) Courses Taught:
  • College Writing I
  • College Writing II
  • Great Books I
  • Literature in English I
  • Junior Special Topics: Film and LiteratureColloquium in Women's Studies
Hybrid (Classroom/Internet) Courses Taught:
  • College Writing I
  • College Writing II
  • Great Books I
  • Introduction to Shakespeare
  • Literature in English I
  • Chaucer Medieval Literature
  • Junior Special Topics: Film and Literature
  • Junior Special Topics: Arthurian Literature
  • Senior Seminar: Willy Conley & Flying Words Project (Film & Literature)
  • Women's Literature
  • Colloquium in Women's Studies
  • Feminist Theory
Web Page Supplements & Tutorials:
  • Web Master for DEWS (Deaf English Writing Support, 2001-present)
  • Web Master for Selected Medieval Studies Links (for medieval literature classes)
Classroom Courses Taught (All Supplemented by Web-based Items):
  • Introduction to College Writing I – Stretch
  • College Writing I
  • College Writing II
  • Great Books I
  • Introduction to Shakespeare
  • Sophomore Special Topics: Film and Literature
  • Literature in English I
  • Women's Studies Colloquium
  • Women's Literature
  • Feminist Theory
  • Chaucer
  • Special Topics in Comparative Literature: Medieval Arthurian Literature

Undergraduate Studies Individual Investigation:

Graduate Studies Individual Investigation: Semiotics of Deaf and ASL Literature

Undergraduate Studies Individual Investigations:

-- Medievalism, Nietzche and Video Game Narrative Structure-- Medievalism, Feminism and Video Game Characterization-- Medieval Women Kim Sturm--American Deaf Culture English Literature 

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

American Association of University Women
American Film Institute
International Arthurian Society – North American Branch
International Society for the Study of Medievalism
Medieval Academy of America
Medieval Association of the Midwest
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization
Modern Language Association
National Association of the Deaf
New Chaucer Society
Ohio Association of the Deaf
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
University Film and Video Association


Carol Robinson
Department of English
Phone: 330-675-8907
Summer 2015
  • ENG 11011 - 740 College Writing I
  • ENG 22071 - 700 Great Books I
Fall 2015
  • ENG 11011 - 709 College Writing I
  • ENG 39095 - 700 St : Age Of Chivalry And Romance