Graduate Student Publications

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This is the second of two reports on recent publications by our current graduate students.  We’re proud of all their accomplishments.

Sede Makonnen has had two essays appear recently. “Our Blackamoor or Negro Othello”: Rejecting the Affective Power of Blackness,” came out in the Spring issue of European Romantic Review. More recently, ‘“The Actual Sight of the Thing”: Blackness and the White Gaze in Early Nineteenth Century British Literature” appeared in Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations.

Sarah Ross has had an essay on Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights appear in the Winter 2019 issue of VICTORIANS: A Journal of Culture and Literature, 134 (Winter 2019), pp.166-180.  Along with Professor Mary Favret, she has another essay forthcoming in a collection edited by Deirdre Lynch and Alkexandra Gillespie.  The volume is titled  The Unfinished Book; the essay is titled  “How the Bookworm Got its Glasses, or a Natural History of Bookishness,”

Connie Scozzaro has a forthcoming essay in Shakespeare Quarterly:  “Rape’s Hypothetical in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure,” (forthcoming 2020);


And, finally, Robert Tinkle’s essay forthcoming in the Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies is titled “That no man sit idle’: Utopian Labor and the Problem of Play.”