The Department of English Literary Studies Speaker Series Presents:
Department of English
“‘As Say Historians’: Prophecy, Orality, and Community in Mary Cary’s The Resurrection of the Witnesses (1653),” material from Professor McQuade’s recently completed book, Women and Catechisms in Seventeenth-Century England.
Friday, September 18 from 11:00 to 12:30
Arts & Letters Hall, Room 313
Light refreshments will be served
Professor McQuade studies the literature of the English Renaissance, with particular interests in the intersection of religion and gender in early modern drama and in early modern women writers. She has published articles on Protestant catechisms, English Catholic subjectivity, Anne Askew, Thomas Heywood, and Shakespeare. Her essay on Dorothy Burch won an award from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Writers for the best essay published in 2010. She also received DePaul’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005.