Julie CrawfordMark Van Doren Professor of Humanities, Chair of Literature Humanities613b Philosophy Hall
Office Hours:Tuesdays 4-5:30 pm and Thursdays 10 am-12 pm(212) 854-5779
Areas of Interest :16th- and 17th-century English literature; women's literature; Protestant culture; cultural studies; feminist theory; gay and lesbian studies
B.A. McGill University (1990); Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (1999). Julie Crawford works on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature and culture. She has written on Shakespeare, John Fletcher, Margaret Cavendish, the Sidneys, Anne Clifford, Margaret Hoby, and Mary Wroth, as well as on post-Reformation religious culture, the history of reading, and the history of sexuality. Her articles have appeared in Studies in English Literature, English Literary History, Renaissance Drama, PMLA, Early Modern Culture, Huntington Library Quarterly, The Blackwell Companion to Shakespeare, The Oxford Companion to Popular Print Culture, The History of British Women’s Writing, 1500-1610, and in a wide range of edited collections. Her book, Marvelous Protestantism: Monstrous Births in Post-Reformation England, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2005, and her new book, Mediatrix: Women, Politics, and Literary Production in Early Modern England, was published by Oxford UP in 2014. She is currently completing a book entitled Margaret Cavendish's Political Career.