Gwynne Kennedy, Associate Professor

phone: 414-229-6402
office: Curtin Hall 494


PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Interests:

Early Modern Literature
Women Writers
Feminist Theories
Theories of Emotion
Women's Studies.

Other Relevant Activities:

Director, Center for Womens Studies, 2006-present

Selected Publications:

Just Anger: Representing Women's Anger in Early Modern England. Southern Illinois UP, 2000.

co-editor, Extraordinary Women of the Medieval and Renaissance World (entries on Elizabeth Cary, Mary Wroth, Aemilia Lanyer, Caritas Pirckheimer, Murasaki Shikibu, Louise Labe, Mechthilde of Magdeburg). Greenwood Press, 2000; with Kim F. Hall.

"Early Modern Women Writing Race." In Teaching Tudor and Stuart Women Writers. Ed. Suzanne Woods and Margaret P. Hannay. MLA, 2000

"Reform or Rebellion?: The Limits of Female Authority in Elizabeth Cary's History of Edward II" in Political Rhetoric, Power, and Renaissance Women. Ed. Carole Levin and Patricia Sullivan. SUNY Press, 1995.

"Lessons of the 'schole of wifedome'" in Sexuality and Politics in Renaissance Drama. Ed. Carole Levin and Karen Robertson. Mellen Press, 1991.