Publications and Selected Conference Papers

“Inhaling the Alien: Race and Tobacco in Early Modern England.” In Global Traffic: Discourses and Practices of Trade in English Literature and Culture from 1550 to 1700. Ed. Barbara Sebek and Stephen Deng. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, April 2008. 157-78.

“A Feminine ‘Writing that Conquers’: Elizabethan Encounters with the New World.” Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts 48.2 (Spring 2006): 227-262. Published Spring 2008.

“Discovering Melibea: La Celestina’s Uncontainable Doncella Encerrada.” Celestinesca 24 (2000): 95-114.

“Readers, Authors, and Characters in Don Quijote.” Cervantes 12 (Spring 1992): 73-92.

“Under The Armes of the Tobachonists: Race, Sexuality, and the Consumption of Foreign Goods.” “Looking Sideways: Queer Perspectives on Heterosexuality.” Annual Meeting, Shakespeare Association of America. Philadelphia. April 2006.

“Nostalgic Eclipses: Michael Hoffman’s Treatment of Shakespearean Reverie in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” “Teaching Shakespeare on Film.” Annual Meeting, SAA. New Orleans. April 2004.

“Gentling Jessica: Racialization and the Matter of Blood in The Merchant of Venice.” Open Competition Session. Annual Meeting, Shakespeare Association of America. Victoria, B.C. April 12, 2003.

“Manipulating the Mermaid: Pleasure and Power in Gower’s Armada Portrait.”
Wrinkles in Time: Ruptures and Continuities in the Writings of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
University of Pennsylvania. October 7, 2000.

“Race in Shakespeare: An Annotated Syllabus.” Workshop: “Teaching Race in the Renaissance Classroom.” Annual Meeting, Shakespeare Association of America. Montreal. April 6, 2000.