Dr. Reina Green

Associate Professor

BA(Hons), Mount Saint Vincent University
MA, PhD, Dalhousie University

Phone: 902-457-6231
E-mail: reina.green@msvu.ca


Teaching and Research Interests

Early modern literature and drama, including Shakespeare; adaptations and performance history of Shakespeare’s plays; Shakespeare and gender; memorialization and performance; constructions of space, particularly domestic space in contemporary Canadian drama; war and art.

Selected publications

Edited collections

Co-editor (with Maya Eichler and Tracy Moniz). Speaking Up: New Voices on War and Peace in Nova Scotia. Nimbus, 2023.

Co-editor (with Simon Dwyer and Rachel Franks). With(out) Trace: Inter-disciplinary Investigations into Time, Space and the Body. E-book, Inter-Disciplinary Press and Brill, 2016. https://brill.com/view/title/38419

Articles and book chapters

“Malvolio Within to Malvolia Out: Escaping Heteronormativity in Twelfth Night.” Shakespeare, vol. 17, no. 4, 2021, pp. 451-471.

With Diane Piccitto and Anna Smol. “‘When Everything Old is New Again’: Experiential Learning in the Classroom.” Proceedings of the Atlantic Universities’ Teaching Showcase, vol. 22, 2018, pp. 11-15.

“Tributes and Temporality at Canada’s National War Memorial.” A Body Living and Not Measurable: How Bodies Are Constructed, Scripted and Performed Through Time and Space, edited by Kathleen Roberts, Lukasz Matuszyk, and Irenna Chang, Inter-Disciplinary Press and Brill, 2016, pp. 131-44. https://brill.com/view/book/edcoll/9781848884373/BP000014.xml

“Witnessing Wormholes in Marie Clements’ Burning Vision.” With(out) Trace: Inter-disciplinary Investigations into Time, Space and the Body, edited by Simon Dwyer, Rachel Franks and Reina Green, Inter-Disciplinary Press and Brill, 2016, pp. 257-68. https://brill.com/view/book/edcoll/9781848884410/BP000023.xml

“‘No good. Go home”: Past Lives and Disrupted Homes in Catherine Banks’s Three Storey, Ocean View.” Theatre Research in Canada, vol. 33, no. 1, 2012, pp. 59-77.

“‘Ears Prejudicate’ in Mariam and Duchess of Malfi.” First published in Studies in English Literature, vol. 43, no. 2, 2003, pp. 459-74. Reprinted in Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 6: Elizabeth Cary, edited by Karen Raber, 2009.

With Rebecca Burton, “Women in Theatre: Here, There, Everywhere, and Nowhere.” Theatre Research in Canada, vol. 27, no. 1, 2006, pp. 56-80.

“Poisoned Ears and Paternal Advice in Hamlet.Early Modern Literary Studies, vol. 11, no. 3, 2006, 3.1-31.< http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/11-3/greeham2.htm >

“Eroticizing Virtue: The Role of Cleopatra in Early Modern Drama.” Women as Sites of Culture: Women’s Roles in Cultural Formation from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century, edited by Susan Shifrin,  Ashgate, 2002, pp. 93-103.

Recent conference presentations

“From Malvolio Within to Malvolia Out: Punishment and Revenge in the Festive World of Twelfth Night.” 2019 Shakespearean Theatre Conference: Festival and Festivity, 21 June 2019, University of Waterloo (Stratford Campus), ON.

With Diane Piccitto, and Anna Smol. “‘When Everything Old is New Again’: Experiential Learning in the Classroom.” St. Thomas University Professional Development Faculty Retreat, 2 February 2019, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB. Plenary.

“‘Turn an’ you’ll see me’: Pig Girl and Witnessing Indigenous Stories.” Seminar: Terra Nullius: Charting Paths to Settler-Indigenous Relationships Through Theatre and Performance in Academic Contexts. Canadian Association of Theatre Research (CATR) Conference, 28 May 2017, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

“Monuments and Spontaneous Memorials: Revisioning The Response and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.” Capital Wayfaring: Peripatetic Explorations of Monuments and Moose Droppings in Ottawa, CATR Conference, 31 May 2015, Ottawa, ON.

“Witnessing Wormholes in Marie Clements’ Burning Vision.” Inter-disciplinary.net Third Global Conference on Time, Space and Body, 9 September 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK.

“The Perils of Ben Greet’s “Good” English and Educational Shakespeare.” Wrong Shakespeare Seminar, Shakespeare Association of America (SAA), 28 March 2013, Toronto, ON.

“Scott Moir’s ‘Funny Face’: Performing the Identities of Athlete, Actor, and Man.” Performance Studies and Contemporary Sports Seminar, CATR Conference, 2 June 2013, University of Victoria, BC.