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Lauren Eriks Cline
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Lauren Eriks Cline

Assistant Professor of English

Lauren Eriks Cline is an assistant professor of English who teaches classes in British literature, cultural theory and women's and gender studies at St. Norbert College. Her research on performance, spectatorship and narrative has appeared in a number of journals and edited collections, and in 2020, she was selected as an inaugural fellow for the Atlantic Trust for the British Library.

  • ENGL 150 Unlivable Worlds
  • ENGL 206 Queer Literature
  • ENGL 226 English Literature II
  • ENGL 305 Literary Theory and Writing
  • ENGL 358 The Nineteenth-Century British Novel
  • ENGL 489 Austen and Afterlives
  • WMGS 110 Intro to Women's and Gender Studies

  • B.A. – Hope College (English and French)
  • Ph.D. – University of Michigan (English Literature and certificate in Women's and Gender Studies)

“Refusing Resonance: On the Whiteness of Edmund Kean.” The Hare 5.2 (2021): https://thehareonline.com/article/refusing-resonance-whiteness-edmund-kean Review of The Victorian Actress in the Novel and on Stage, by Renata Kobetts Miller. Victorian Studies 64.4 (2021): 605-07.

“Reviewing Ira Aldridge: Red Velvet and Revisionist Narrative.” Borrowers & Lenders 13.1 (2020): http://www.borrowers.uga.edu/784500/show.

“The Long Run of Victorian Theater.” Victorian Literature and Culture 48.3 (2020): 623-31.

“Audiences Writing Race in Shakespeare Performance.” Shakespeare Studies 47 (2019): 112-118.

“Shakespeare, Spectators, and the Meaning of Race on Stage.” Shakespeare On Stage and Off. Eds. Alysia Kolentsis and Kenneth Graham. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press “Epistolary Liveness: Narrative Presence and the Victorian Actress in Letters.” Theatre Survey 60.2 (May 2019): 237-60.

“Keyword: Performance.” Victorian Literature and Culture 46.3/4 (Fall/Winter 2018): 795-99.

“‘Mere Lookers-On at Life’: Point of View and Spectator Narrative.” Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film 44.2 (2017): 154-72. “Becoming Caliban: Monster Methods and Performance Theories.” Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment: Gender, Sexuality, and Race. Ed. Valerie Traub. Oxford: Oxford University Press.