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Dr. Erin Ashworth-King


Department of English and Modern Languages

Professor/Department Chair
Advisor, Graduate Program in English Faculty Senate President
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • M.A., University of Maryland-College Park
  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Early modern literature and culture
  • Medieval literature
  • Dramatic literature and performance
  • Women’s studies
  • Review of Christina Luckyj, ed. The Duchess of Malfi: A Critical Guide(Continuum, 2011). Sixteenth Century Journal. Forthcoming, Summer 2013
  • Review of Robert Logan, ed. Christopher Marlowe (Ashgate, 2011). Sixteenth Century Journal. 43.2 (2012): 463-464.
  • Re[why]nd, An Online Course Companion of Film Analysis and Criticism, Chapel Hill, 2009.

Recent Presentations:

  • “‘I am not disposed to jest in this serious matter’: Martin Marprelate and the Negotiation of Godly Rebuke,” GEMCS.
  • “The Violence and Evil of Revenge: The Descent of Titus Andronicus” Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference.
  • “Re-Reading Nashe’s Dildo” Sixteenth Century Society Conference, October 2012.
  • “More Tortured than Torturing: Thomas Nashe’s Administration of Punishment.” Sixteenth Century Society Conference. October 2011.
  • “The Martinist Agon: Martin Junior versus Martin Senior.” Renaissance Society of America. March 2011.
  • “Pierced Tongues: Spenser’s Ministers of Justice in The Faerie Queene V, ix.” International Congress of Medieval Studies. May 2010.
  • “Thomas Nashe and the Authority of Crime.” Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies. October 2009.
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