Upcoming Events




01/31/2018 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Brian Brooks, PhD Student in Literature

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • English Renaissance Drama
  • Medieval Drama

Published Articles

  • "Feminist Struggle in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew." Discoveries: Online Publications of the South-Central Renaissance Conference, 30.1 (2013).  

Conference Presentations

  •  “Christ as a Sanctified Germanic Hero: The Harrowing of Hell in Old English Poetry, The Forces of Nature: The Elements and Aesthetic Production, South Central Modern Language Association. Austin, TX, October 18-22, 2014.
  • “Recasting Hengist as 'The Spaniard': Thomas Middleton’s Alteration of the Germanic Hero in Hengist, the King of Kent, 2015 Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference; “‘Descant on mine own deformity’: Placing OSF’s 2014 Richard III in Performance History.” Exploring the Renaissance, South-Central Renaissance Conference. Raleigh, NC. March 12-14, 2015.
  • "'For Brutus Only Overcame Himself': Following the Stages of Becoming Toward a Free Death," Reminiscing into the Future: 40 Years of the Arkansas Philological Association, Arkansas Philological Association. Little Rock, AR. October 24-26, 2013. 

  • Thomas Middleton's Alteration of the Traditional Germanic Heroic Ethos in Hengist, The King of Kent, Exploring the Renaissance 2014, South-Central Renaissance Conference. Tucson, AZ. April 3-4, 2014.