Emily Pitts Donahoe
Graduate Student Assistant Director, University Writing Program
BA, English, Austin Peay State University
MA, English, University of Alabama, Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies
Emily Pitts Donahoe is a Presidential Fellow at Notre Dame and an early modernist studying Shakespeare and dramatic literature. Her research primarily focuses on the ways in which Renaissance drama engages with rhetorical thought and practice in the period and on the relationships between early modern pedagogy and the theatre. As a Screen Cultures minor, she also studies film and new media adaptations and appropriations of Shakespeare.
Recent Scholarly Activity
“In Utramque Partem: Arguing Both Sides of the Question in Othello.” English Literary
Renaissance, vol. 48, no. 3, 2018.
“Imitation, Innovation, and Imperium: The Grammar School Education of Lear’s Daughters.” Southeastern
Renaissance Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. September 2016.
“‘Hell’s a Fable’: (Il)logic at Work in Doctor Faustus and Paradise Lost.” South Central Renaissance
Conference, Raleigh, NC. March 2015.
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