Katrin Rupp holds a Ph.D. from the University of Bern, Switzerland, and currently teaches medieval English language and literature at the University of Neuchâtel. She did her doctoral research on John Gower’s Confessio Amantis. Her most recent article studies journeys to Hell in selected Old and Middle English texts, and she is currently co-editing a collection of essays tentatively entitled Writing the Medieval Body. Other research interests include the function of clothes in Joseph of Arimathea. At present she is working on a BBC telefilm adaptation of the Canterbury Tales.