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BA in English Literature, Andrews University, 2013
Early modern drama and women's writing, food and culture, early modern science, archival early modern recipe and remedy books, early modern women's scientific contributions.
Courses TAed and Taught:
UWP001, Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016, Summer Session 1 2016, Fall 2016
HUM001: Midnight's Children at (Almost) 35, Summer 2014
ENL120: Law and Literature, Fall 2014
ENL117: Early Shakespeare and the Theater, Winter 2015
ENL117: Shakespeare, Spring 2015
"'The Royal Disposition of that Beast': Topical Allusion and Critique in As You Like It." Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 (forthcoming)
"'The Quintessence of Wit': Domestic Labor, Science, and Margaret Cavendish's Kitchen Fancies." In Christianson, Karen and Andrew K. Epps, eds., Newberry Essays in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Vol. 9, Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies 2015 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2015.
“Poyson in a mess of Porridge: Problems of Intention and Testimony in Early Modern Theater and Law.” Pacific Coast Conference for British Studies, Pasadena, CA, April 2016
Session co-chair, “Cavendish And…: Critical Receptions of ‘Mad Madge’ in the 17th and 21st Centuries and the Questions of History and Temporality.” Attending to Early Modern Women: It’s About Time, Milwaukee, WI, June 2015
“Poison! Paying Attention to Props.” Invited lecture, ENL117: Shakespeare, 18 May 2015
“Poyson in a mess of porridge: Representation, Intention, and the Testifying Body in Early Modern Law and Theater.” Scholar Symposium, UC Davis, March 2015
“’The Quintessence of Wit’: Domestic Labor, Science, and Margaret Cavendish’s Kitchen Fancies.” “Labyrinths, Wit, and Mimetic Likenesses” session, Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Chicago, IL, January 2015
"The Quintessence of Wit": Domestic Science, Labor, and Margaret Cavendish's Kitchen Fancies. Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA, 2014.
Awards and Honors:
UC Davis College of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies Dean's Summer Research Fellowship, 2016
Andrew W. Mellon Graduate Student Fellow, 2013-2014
Fall 2016 Graduate Student Organizer, 2017 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
2016-2017 MLA Representative, English Graduate Student Association, UC Davis
2015-2016 Scholar Symposium Co-Chair, English Graduate Student Association, UC Davis
2014-2015 Graduate Ally, English Department, UC Davis