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Courtney Pollard is a PhD student in English literature, with a Designated Emphasis in Feminist Theory and Research. She studies early modern English literature and her research interests include representations of dreams and early modern dream culture, epistemology, science and literature, gender and sexuality, literacy and reading practices, and digital humanities.
Ph.D. English. University of California, Davis. 2017 - present. (In progress).
M.A. English. Colorado State University. 2015.
B.A. English, Philosophy. University of South Florida. 2011.
Select Fellowships, Grants, and Awards
Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant. November 2019.
Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant. March 2018.
Provost’s Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. University of California, Davis. 2017-2018.
Englund Fellowship. University of California, Davis. 2017-2018.
Smith-Schamberger Literature Fellowship. Colorado State University. Fall 2015.
UWP 1: Introduction to Academic Literacies
UWP 1: Introduction to Academic Literacies (Online version)
ENL 130: British Romantic Literature, 1789-1832
CLA 15: Women and Gender in Antiquity
CLA 10: Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern Mythology
ENL 115: Topics in 16th and 17th Century Literature (Topic: Literature and Alchemy)
ENL 110A: Introduction to Literary Theory
ENL 117: Shakespeare
E 342: Shakespeare I
E 463: Milton
Select Conference Presentations
“Towards an Alchemical Reading Practice: The Transmutation of Experience and Knowledge in Hester Pulter’s Emblems.” ASLE. June 2019.
Secretary. Graduate Student Association. 2020-2021.
Vice Chair. English Graduate Student Association. 2019-2021.
English Department Representative. Graduate Student Association. 2018-2020.