Andrea Stevens

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Research Interests

Shakespeare and early modern drama; theater history from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century; performance studies, especially theories of the performing body; and methods of original practices staging.

Drama, Gender/Sexuality Studies, Seventeenth Century, Sixteenth Century, Performance Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., English literature, University of Virginia
  • M.A., English literature, Dalhousie University
  • B.A. Honours, Huron University College

Courses Taught

FAA 110 Exploring Arts and Creativity Fall 2019

ENGL 519 Grad seminar, Shakespeare, Fall 2019 

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Program in Medieval Studies

Highlighted Publications

Stevens, A. (2013). Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama, 1400-1642. Edinburgh University Press. https://doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.001.0001

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Recent Publications

Stevens, A. (2017). "Yet I have a braver way than these": A Performance History of Edward II. In K. Melnikoff (Ed.), Edward II: A Critical Reader (Arden Early Modern Drama Guides). Bloomsbury Publishing.

Stevens, A. (Photographer). (2015). The Spotting of Lady Conscience in the Three Ladies of London. Web publication/site, Retrieved from http://threeladiesoflondon.mcmaster.ca/contexts/box.htm

Stevens, A. (2014). Shakespeare Without Resources: Staging Shakespeare in the Midwest. In A. J. Hartley (Ed.), Shakespeare on the University Stage (pp. 110-125). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107262218.008

Stevens, A. (2013). Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama, 1400-1642. Edinburgh University Press. https://doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.001.0001

Stevens, A. (2013). Cosmetic Transformations. In F. Karim-Cooper, & T. Stern (Eds.), Shakespeare's Theatres and the Effects of Performance (pp. 94-117). (The Arden Shakespeare library). London: Arden Shakespeare.

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