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Katherine Eggert

Biography Katherine Eggert, Associate Professor of English, received her BA from Rice University (1984) and her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley (1991) and has taught at CU Boulder since 1991. Her book Showing Like a Queen: Female Authority and Literary Experiment in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton was published by Penn Press in 2000, and she has also published essays on Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Shakespeare-on-film in collections and journals including Representations, ELH, English Literary Renaissance, and Renaissance Drama. She has held year-long fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Folger Shakespeare Library. She was Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of English from 2001 to 2004 and Chair from 2004 to 2010, and has served as the Vice President (2006-2007) and President (2008-2009) of the International Spenser Society. Currently, she is writing a book with the working title Unnatural Magic: Alchemy and Disknowledge in Early Modern England.

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