Shazia Jagot

Dr Shazia Jagot

Lecturer in Medieval Literature
+44 (0)1483 686193
06 AC 05
Tuesday 10-12 and Thursday 11-12

Academic and research departments

School of Literature and Languages.


University roles and responsibilities

  • Professional Training Year Tutor for English

My qualifications

BA English (EU)
University of Leicester
MA Near and Middle Eastern Studies
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
PhD (School of English)
University of Leicester

Previous roles

2014 - 2017
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Centre for Medieval Literature, University of Southern Denmark


Research interests

Research projects

Research collaborations

My teaching

Courses I teach on


Postgraduate research supervision

My publications


Jagot, Shazia, (2015) review of Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom c. 1050-1614 by Brian Catlos (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014) Journal of Religion in Europe 8. 2

Jagot, Shazia (2012) review of Charisma and Religious Authority, Jewish, Muslim and Christian Preaching, 1200-1500 (Europa Sacra, Vol. 4) ed. Katherine L. Jansen and Miri Rubin (Turnhout: Brepols, 2010), Medieval Archaeology 56, 424-25.

Jagot, Shazia (2013), Research Report: 'The Influence of Arabic and Persian Science in the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer', The Bulletin of the Council for British Research in the Levant 8, 79.

Publications in preparation:

Monograph: Distilling Chaucer: Arabic Learning and Fourteenth Century English Literature

Journal Article: 'Senior, Sufism and Secrets: The Alchemy of the Canon's Yeoman's Tale'

Journal Article: 'Medieval Orientalism and the Modern Imagination: The Case of the Two Rushdies'