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Gwynne Kennedy

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Women’s & Gender Studies and English
 Curtin Hall 526

Education

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

Early Modern Literature
Women Writers
Feminist Theories
Theories of Emotion
Women’s and Gender Studies

Other Activities

Director of Graduate Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies (2019-)
Department Chair, Women’s & Gender Studies (2018-2019)
Director of Graduate Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies (2017-2018)
Director of Women’s Studies Program (2006-2013)

Selected Publications

Bach, Rebecca Ann and Gwynne Kennedy, ed. Feminisms and Early Modern Texts: Essays for Phyllis Rackin (Susquehanna UP, 2010).

Kennedy, Gwynne A. “Gender and the Pleasures of Revenge” in Feminisms and Early Modern Texts: Essays for Phyllis Rackin (Susquehanna UP, 2010).

Kennedy, Gwynne A. “Early Modern Women Writing Race.” In Teaching Tudor and Stuart Women Writers. Ed. Woods, Suzanne, and Hannay, Margaret P. (2000).
Kennedy, Gwynne A., Barrett-Graves, Debra, Carney, Jo, Levin, Carole, Spellman, W. M., and Witham, Stephanie. Extraordinary Women of the Medieval and Renaissance World. Greenwood Press, 2000.
Kennedy, Gwynne A. Just Anger: Representing Women’s Anger in Early Modern England. Southern Illinois UP, 2000.
Kennedy, Gwynne A. “Reform or Rebellion?: The Limits of Female Authority in Elizabeth Cary’s History of Edward II.” Political Rhetoric, Power, and Renaissance Women. Ed. Levin, Carole. SUNY Press, (1995).
Kennedy, Gwynne A. “Lessons of the ‘schole of wifedome.” Sexuality and Politics in Renaissance Drama. Ed. Levin, Carole, and Robertson, Karen. Mellen Press, (1991).