Current Happenings 

2/5/15:  Prof. Neil Connelly will read from his new novel, A Pocket Guide to Divorce, 3:30pm, DHC 151.

2/26/15:  Dr. Nicole Santalucia will present a poetry reading, 3:30 pm, location tba.

3/31/15: Maria Gillen, Director of Creative Writing at Binghamton University, will present the Taggart Series poetry reading.  (details tba)

4/9/15:  Dr. Michael Bibby will present his new research, "'The Disinterested and the Fine': New Negro Renaissance Poetry and the Racial Formation of Modernist Studies."  3:30pm, DHC 051

All events are free and open to all! 

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Contact Information

Dauphin Humanities Center, 128
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257
Phone: 717. 477.1495
Fax: 717.477.4020

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Deborah Montuori 

Associate Professor of English

Office: Dauphin Humanites 119
Phone:  477.1665
Web Page

English Language and Literature, University of Michigan (B.A. 1985; M.A. 1987; Ph.D. 1991)
Research/Teaching Interests:
English Renaissance drama and poetry; modern and contemporary drama; the self in literature (identity, self-fashioning, psychoanalytic theory); patronage; gender relations

Selected Publications:

Review essay: The Leadership Repertory: Richard II and Henry V at The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC.  Shakespeare Bulletin.  Forthcoming (Fall 2010).

“My Life with Vampires.”  Editor’s Introduction (Creative Nonfiction/Poetry).  Proteus: A Journal of Ideas.  Issue theme: “Vampires, Parasites, and Invaders in Nature and Society.” Fall 2009. 

Review essay: The Roman plays: Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra at The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC.  Shakespeare Bulletin 27.1 (Spring 2009): 132-38. 

Review Essay:  Richard III, Titus Andronicus, and Hamlet at The Shakespeare Theatre.  Shakespeare Bulletin  25.4 (Winter 2007): 121-31.

"Playing [with] the Muse: Ben Jonson's Creative Reflexivity."  Proteus 18.1 (Spring 2001): 13-16.

"'Masculine Issue(s)': Anxieties and Alliances in Ben Jonson's Poems to Elizabeth Sidney, Countess of Rutland." Explorations in Renaissance Culture 23 (1997): 53-77.

"Introduction to King Lear," "Responsibility in King Lear," "Suffering in King Lear," "Identity in King Lear," "Introduction to Doctor Faustus," "Education in Doctor Faustus," "Ambition in Doctor Faustus," "Pride in Doctor Faustus."  Themes in Literature.  Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple.  Facts on File, forthcoming (2010).

Essays on Shakespeare's Sonnets 15,  60, and 94.  Companion to Shakespeare.  Ed. William Baker and Kenneth Womack.  Facts on File, Inc.  Forthcoming (2011).