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Dr. Judith Owens

Office: 629 Fletcher Argue
Phone: (204) 474-9756
Email: Judith.Owens@umanitoba.ca

Education: PhD (University of Manitoba), MA, BA


Recent Courses:

  • "The Faerie Queene" in the Age of Shakespeare (graduate, winter 2013)
  • Spenser and Ireland (graduate)
  • Renaissance Women Writers and their Contemporaries (honours)
  • Literature of the Seventeenth Century
  • Literature of the Sixteenth Century

Areas of Specialization:

Early-modern (Renaissance) literature and culture: Spenser; Shakespeare; pedagogical culture; Ireland; London

Recent publications:

  • "Patrilineal Ralegh." The Literary and Visual Ralegh. Ed. Christopher Armitage. Manchester Univ. Press (forthcoming 2013).
  • "Warding off Injustice in Book V of The Faerie Queene." Legal Instruments: Materializing Justice in Early Modern England.  Ed. Don Beecher and Grant Williams. Univ. of Toronto Press (forthcoming 2013).
  • City Limits: Perspectives on the Historical European City. Ed. Glenn Clark, Judith Owens, Greg Smith. McGill-Queen's Univ. Press, 2010. 
  • “Patronage Poetry in the English Renaissance,” The Literary Encyclopedia, March 12, 2008.
  • “Memory Works in The Faerie Queene.” Spenser Studies. Vol. XXII (2007):27-45.

Conferences / Symposia / Talks:

  • "Hamlet and Horatio."  Renaissance Society of America, Washington, D.C., March 2012.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Warding off Injustice in FQ V" at Imagining Renaissance Justice, a sshrc-supported workshop held at Carleton University, Ottawa, June 17–19/10.
  • Co-organized “The Archaeology of the Archive,” a day–long symposium held on March 29 /10, under the auspices of COMEMS (the Circle of Medieval and Early–Modern Scholars).
  • "‘God bless the child’: Ralegh’s Instructional Ethos.” SCSC. Geneva, May 30, 2009.
  • “Una’s Lamb: Pets, Pity, and Protestantism.” Animal Imprints. University of Manitoba, Feb. 5, 2009.
  • “‘Such goodly workmanship’: Applied Technology in Spenser’s Faerie Queene.” SCSC. St. Louis, Oct. 25, 2008.
  • “Affect and Empire in Atlantic Crossings,” Ralegh and the Atlantic World, Univ. of E. Carolina, April 10–12, 2008.

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