Bernadette Andrea, Ph.D.
Professor; M.A. Graduate Advisor of Record
Renaissance studies, women’s studies, literary and cultural theory; early modern imperialisms; cross-cultural exchanges between the West and the Islamic world
Dr. Andrea's research and teaching interests include Renaissance/early modern studies, women's studies, literary and cultural theory; interactions between Islam and the West in the early modern period, early modern discourses of empire, postcolonial approaches to the early modern; and contemporary women’s writing from the Islamic world. Her recent books include English Women Staging Islam, 1696–1707 (Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies [University of Toronto], 2012); Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds, with Linda McJannet (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011); and Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2007).
- Women’s Travel/Writing between East/West
- Shakespeare: The Later Plays
- Renaissance Ideas
- Restoration Drama and Orientalism
- Early Modern Women’s Drama