Department of Humanities and Communication
(260) 665-4730 | email@example.com
Areas of Expertise:
Early Modern Literature
Literary Theory and Criticism
Bachelor of Arts, major in English Secondary Education, minor in Spanish Secondary Education and Music, Calvin College.
Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Trine University | Present
- Assistant Professor
Publications and Presentations:
“Plotting One’s Position in Don Quijote: Literature and the Process of Cognitive Mapping.” Literary Cartographies: Spatiality, Representation, and Narrative. Ed. Robert T. Tally Jr. Palgrave Macmillan. New York, 2014.
“Stages, Sights & Sounds: Measuring Student Engagement and Learning through Multimedia Performance Attendance.” Co-presenter with Dr. Rekha S Rajan. American Evaluation Association Annual Convention (Chicago, November 2015)
“ ‘We All Expect a Gentle Answer, Jew’: Gender, Religion, and Illegitimate Speakers in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.” South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Annual Convention. (San Antonio, November 2012)
“Disobedient Daughters and Desiring Nuns: Subverting Marriage in Gl’ingannati.” Italian Counter-Culture. MLA Annual Convention. (Seattle, January 2012)
“Britomart’s Great Escape: Postponing Resolution in Book Three of The Faerie Queene” English II: Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama. South Central Modern Language Association Annual Convention. (Hot Springs, October 2011)
“The Foreign(er) Within: Encountering Others in Don Quijote.” Crossings: Woman/Foreigner/Other. American Comparative Literature Association Annual Convention: World Literature/Comparative Literature. (Vancouver, March 2011). (Also panel co-chair)
“Security and Violence: Early Modern Comedy’s ‘Safe’ Society.” Comparative Terror / Comparative Security: A Roundtable Discussion. Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Convention: Terror. (Chicago, November 2010).
“Language, Power, and Men’s Clothing: Why (Self) Naming Matters in La vida es sueño and The Roaring Girl.” Comparative Drama Conference: Texts and Presentation. (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, March 2009).
“Counterpoint: Humanities in the Work of the World,” discussant. Modern Language Association Executive Council Roundtable: Humanities at Work in the World. MLA Annual Convention, (Chicago, December 2007).