Stephannie Gearhart

Stephannie Gearhart

 

Associate Professor

419-372-6841
stephsg@bgsu.edu
324 East Hall

 

 

Degrees and Institutions

Ph.D. English, Lehigh University, 2004
M.A. English, Lehigh University, 2000
B.A. English (Honors), Bowling Green State University, 1998

Area: Early Modern British Literature, Restoration Literature, Contemporary British Literature

Research Interests: Age relations in early modern English literature and culture. Early modern English drama. Cultural Studies and New Historicism. Shakespeare and adaptation.

Courses Taught

English 2010 Introduction to Literature
English 2640 British Literature Survey, Part I
English 3010/3010H Shakespeare
English 3850 Shakespeare and Film
English 4010/4010H Adaptations of Shakespeare
English 4060/4060H Non Shakespearean Renaissance Drama
English 4200/4200H Contemporary British Literature
Graduate courses in Shakespeare and Shakespearean adaptation  

Select Publications

“Timescapes of Adaptation: Challenging Neoliberalism in Lear’s Daughters,” Forthcoming in Litteraria Pragensia 26.52    (2016).

"Lear's Daughters, Adaptation, and the Calculation of Worth," in Borrowers and Lenders, 7.2, Fall/Winter 2012.

“Only He Would Have the Temerity to Rewrite Shakespeare”: Douglas Hickox’s Theatre of Blood as Adaptation” Literature/Film Quarterly 39:2 (2011): 116-127.

          “Blood v. Manners: Generational Conflict in The Merchant of Venice,” Forthcoming in Medieval and Renaissance Drama in           England.

          Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare’s England, Forthcoming with Taylor and Francis.

           Reversing the Cult of Speed in Higher Education: The Slow Movement in the Arts and Humanities. Edited with Jonathan            Chambers. Forthcoming with Routledge

Work in Progress

           “‘These are Modern Times’: Nostalgia and the Adaptation of History in Billy Morrissette’s Scotland, PA”

           Slow Down: How the Arts and Humanities Challenge the Cult of Speed in Higher Education [edited collection in                                   
           progress]