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Discover the work our graduate students are doing at the University—and around the world.
Shakespeare Behind Bars
about Shakespeare Behind Bars
PhD candidate Jenna Dreier won the prestigious Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for her research on prison performances of Shakespeare plays.
Transcribing the Writing Body
about Transcribing the Writing Body
This doctoral student received a Mellon fellowship to decipher handwriting from the Elizabethan era.
Grad Studies: Writing in Wartime
about Grad Studies: Writing in Wartime
Doctoral student Yon Ji Sol looks at soldiers and citizenship in 19th-century novels.
Grad Studies: Climate Change Literature
about Grad Studies: Climate Change Literature
PhD student Christopher Bowman studies literary trends during the 1930s Dust Bowl, and now.
Grad Studies: A Thing of Joy Is a Beauty
about Grad Studies: A Thing of Joy Is a Beauty
Is literary scholarship (meant to be) a joyful pursuit? This doctoral student is looking at the connection between literary knowledge and critical affect.
From Archive to Prison: Grad Student Research
about From Archive to Prison: Grad Student Research
Where did research interests take our doctoral candidates in 2018?
Uneasy Lies the Head: Grad Student Marc Juberg
about Uneasy Lies the Head: Grad Student Marc Juberg
In Shakespeare's mix of elusive language and subversive satire, this doctoral candidate finds questions enough to fuel a dissertation--and a career.
Into the Archives, and Beyond: Grad Student Projects
about Into the Archives, and Beyond: Grad Student Projects
What are our grad students researching in 2017-18? Shakespeare comic books, Thomas Carlyle, 18th-century colonial northern India, and racial microagressions
Finding an Edge in the Darkness: Jeffrey Squires
about Finding an Edge in the Darkness: Jeffrey Squires
Award-winning doctoral student researches despair in the 17th century, plays beer-league hockey.
A Quickened Mind: From Fanfiction to Milton
about A Quickened Mind: From Fanfiction to Milton
A PhD candidate's award-winning research benefits his teaching (and vice versa).
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