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Caitlin Flynn

Education and Experience

Caitlin has a BA in English Literature (Dean’s List) from University of Washington (Seattle, WA, USA) and an MLitt in Mediaeval English Literature (Distinction in the dissertation) from University of St Andrews. She holds the University of St Andrews 600th Anniversary Fellowship and the James E. Crockett Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarship. Her thesis is provisionally entitled “Grotesque Imagery in Late Medieval Scottish and English Literature.”


(with Christy Mitchell),"‘It may be verifyit that thy wit is thin:’ Interpreting Older Scots Flyting through Hip Hop Aesthetics." Oral Tradition 29.1 (2014): 69-86. More information

"Mobbing, (Dis)order and the Literary Pig in The Tale of Colkelbie Sow, Pars Prima” Studies in Scottish Literature 41 (2015).

Conference papers

“Mobbing and (Dis)order in The Tale of Colkelbie Sow, Pars Prima,” International Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Scottish Language and Literature, Bochum, Germany, July 2014.

Caitlin Flynn



PhD Student:
Medieval Scottish Literature