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Ellen Caldwell

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Associate Professor of Humanities
282 Bertrand H. Snell Hall
Phone: 315-268-3972

B.A., Guilford College
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Courses taught
  • Shakespeare
  • Science, Technology, and Society in the Renaissance
  • War in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
  • Tudor England

Scholarly Interests
My work traces the ways in which the popular culture of the Renaissance both reflects and is embedded in the larger political, economic, and social contexts. For instance, the impact of Early Modern technologies of warfare is explored in Shakespeare's plays that draw analogies between the English present and the ancient and medieval past.

Marlowe Society of America meeting, held in Cambridge, England, and on Shakespeare, featuring Edward III at the Shakespeare in Europe/International Shakespeare Association meeting, held in Utrecht, The Netherlands.