Position: Senior Lecturer in English and Joint Level Four SH/JHS Personal Tutor (with Aled Williams)
College: College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Subject area: English
Research Centre: Identity, Conflict and Representation
I am a Senior Lecturer in English and Joint Level Four Personal Tutor with my colleague, Aled Williams.
My main research and teaching interests are:
- Shakespeare Today
- 16th and 17th Century Literature modules (Early Modern Words/Early Modern Worlds; Transgression and Restoration)
- Mutants and Monsters: Fantasy Literature
- Critical Theory II
- Gender and Identity in Contemporary Literature
- Literature and Society: The English Conference Module
- Independent Study
I am interested in:
- The Early Modern Period: especially Shakespeare, Webster, Middleton and Marlowe. Early Modern Women's Writing: particularly Margaret Cavendish, Aemilia Lanyer, Mary Wroth, Mary Sidney and Katherine Phillips. The Restoration
- Authors: Margaret Atwood, Sarah Waters, Angela Carter, Colm Toibin
- Shakespeare and technology-enhanced learning
- Detective Fiction (Agatha Christie).
Early Modern Women's Writing, especially royal and noble coteries and the development from Catholicism to Protestantism; female spiritual autobiographies.
I am a:
- Fellow of the HEA;
- Member of the British Shakespeare Association and the World Shakespeare Association;
- and Member of the Early Modern Women's Writing Association.
- BA English and French, University of London
- PGCE FE/HE, University of Liverpool
- MA in Shakespeare Studies, The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford Upon Avon (University of Birmingham)
- Contemporary Women’s Writing Network Conferences: September 2014; February and June 2015
- Northern/Southern Renaissance Seminars: October/December, May 2014/15 (Middleton, Marlowe, Dekker, Beaumont & Fletcher Series III) at Universities of London and Exeter
- Shakespeare Re-Gained (Newcastle, February 2015)
- Talking Bodies (Chester, March 2015)
- Tudor Symposium, London, Senate House: April 2015 (16thC Women’s Writing)
- Women of Ireland Research Network; The Irish Female Diaspora II (Bristol, April 2015)
- Drama and the English Renaissance (Newcastle, April 2015)
- Annual British Shakespeare Association Conference, Stratford Upon Avon: August 2015
- RSC Voice/Text Workshop: October 2015
- Shakespeare400 (preparatory sessions): November and December 2015.
#DigiShakes400 - with colleagues from the 1623 Theatre Company, QUAD, Derby; RSC; Shakespeare Institute and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. November 2017.
Teaching in France and China.