Jayme M. Yeo

Jayme Yeo has a PhD in English from Rice University and joined the English department of Belmont University in 2013. She specializes in seventeenth-century British devotional poetry, early modern political culture, and affect. Her current book project explores the affective and political dimensions of religious experience in early modern poetry. She teaches classes on British literature and academic writing, including one class that integrates poetry with community service and political activism.

Contributions by Jayme M. Yeo
By Jayme M. Yeo

When Jamie Yeo is asked to serve communion at her church, she is terrified of being called out, “Hey, who let you in? What do you think you’re doing?” until her thought is claimed by another idea.