Department of English

David Orvis

February 24, 2010

Rose O'Neill Literary House, 4:30 p.m.

Shakespeare's Queer Marriages

David L. Orvis, a 2002 graduate of Washington College, earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Arizona. He is currently an Assistant Professor of English and Faculty Affiliate in Women's Studies at Appalachian State University. He is working on his first book, tentatively titled Performing Queer Marriage on the Early Modern Stage, as well as a collection of essays on Psalms in the Early Modern World, co-edited with Linda Phyllis Austern and Kari Boyd McBride. He has articles forthcoming in The Journal of Homosexuality, In Search of the Normal: Developments in the Histories of Sexualities, 1200-1900, Selected Papers from the Sexual Identities in Shakespeare Conference, The Explicator, and Performing Pedagogy: Gender and Instruction in Early Modern England.

Sponsored by: The Sophie Kerr Committee

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