Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of English
Margot Valles
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Assistant Professor, Fixed Term
Comparative Literature l Jewish Studies l Medieval Literature

Office Hours: 9 am -1 pm Wednesdays
Office: C623 Wells Hall
Email: vallesm@msu.edu

Margot B. Valles completed her doctorate in comparative literature (with a doctoral minor in Jewish Studies) from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2013. Since then she has been teaching and researching at MSU. Her work focuses on the intersection of religion, literature and translation, particularly with regard to Early Yiddish epic.  She recently moved from the Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities to the English department. She continues to teach IAH courses as well as courses on Jewish and Medieval literature.

COURSES TAUGHT:

(CURRENT)

ENG454:Seminar in Medieval Lit: Monsters in/and/of Medieval Lit 
IAH207: Humor in 20th Century Literature Cultures Identities.

(PAST COURSES)

ENG356: Readings in Jewish Literature: Jewish Masculinities
ENG368: Readings in Medieval and Early Modern Lit: The Quest 
ENG280: Foundations in Literary Studies II (W)
IAH207: Humor in 20th Century Jewish Literatures, Cultures, Identities
IAH221B: Great Ages Medieval and Early Modern: Monstrous Middle Ages 
IAH241C: Cultural and Artistic Traditions of Europe: King Arthur