Michael Calabrese

teaching Kant "On the Sublime"
College of Arts and Letters
Department of English
Office Location: ET A-629
Phone: X-4288 Email: [email protected]


Get a copy of Dr Calabrese's most recent book, a translation of Piers the Plowman (available at Amazon.com:https://www.amazon.com/Piers-Plowman-Version-William-Langland/dp/0813233437/ref=sr_1_1?crid=FJMNCPVEB71X&keywords=michael+calabrese+piers+plowman&qid=1663360086&sprefix=michael+calabrese%2Caps%2C163&sr=8-1 ). Available at Catholic University Press: (use code "CT10" at checkout for a special discount): https://www.cuapress.org/9780813233437/piers-plowman/

Professor Michael Calabrese has taught at CSULA since 1994. See the video presentations of Dr Calabrese's Outstanding Professor Award, from August 18th, 2022: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hKXislHXQ4



Medieval and Classical Literature; Critical Theory; Ancient World Literature; Comparative Mythology and comparative religion; Italian-American literature and culture

Michael Calabrese is Co-Director of the Chaucer Studio, a “not for profit” organization that produces quality recorded performances of medieval literature in various languages for classroom use and scholarly study: CreativeWorks


Chaucer; Langland; Middle English Literature; Medieval Continental authors; manuscript studies; electronic editing.






Professor of English, California State University, Los Angeles, 2002 - present

Associate Professor of English, California State University, Los Angeles, 1997 - 2002

Assistant Professor of English, California State University, Los Angeles, 1994-1997

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Whitman College, 1993-1994

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, University of West Florida, 1991-1993

Lecturer, Department of English, Faculty of the Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 1987-88.



Ph.D., English, University of Virginia, August, 1991

MA, English, University of Virginia, May, 1986

BA English, Concentration in Medieval Studies, Columbia University, 1983


Piers Plowman. Hm143 at the Huntington Library