Dr. Reina Green

Associate Professor

BA(Hons), MSVU
MA, PhD, Dalhousie University

Office: Seton 524
Phone: 902-457-6231
E-mail: reina.green@msvu.ca


 

Teaching:

In addition to first-year Introduction to Literature classes, Reina Green teaches early modern literature and drama, including Shakespeare; film adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays; and modern and contemporary drama, specializing in contemporary Canadian drama.

 

Research interests:

Contemporary film adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays; open air productions of Shakespeare, including the work of actor/director Ben Greet; and gendered constructions of space, particularly domestic space or “home,” in contemporary Canadian drama by women.

 

Selected publications:

With Simon Dwyer and Rachel Franks, eds and intro. With(out) Trace: Inter-disciplinary Investigations into Time, Space and the Body. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press. Ebook. April 2016.

“Witnessing Wormholes in Marie Clements’ Burning Vision.” With(out) Trace: Inter-disciplinary Investigations into Time, Space and the Body. Eds. Simon Dwyer, Rachel Franks and Reina Green. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press. April 2016.

“‘No good. Go home”: Past Lives and Disrupted Homes in Catherine Banks’s Three Storey, Ocean View.” Theatre Research in Canada 33.1 (September 2012): 59-77.

“‘Ears Prejudicate’ in Mariam and Duchess of Malfi.” First published in Studies in English Literature 43.2 (Spring 2003): 459-74. Reprinted in Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 6: Elizabeth Cary, edited by Karen Raber. 2009.

“The Challenge of Park Performance: Pericles in Halifax’s Point Pleasant.” Canadian Theatre Review 128 (Fall 2006): 47-52.

With Rebecca Burton, “Women in Theatre: Here, There, Everywhere, and Nowhere.” Theatre Research in Canada 27.1 (Spring 2006): 56-80.

“Poisoned Ears and Paternal Advice in Hamlet.Early Modern Literary Studies 11.3 (January 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. Ed. Susan Shifrin. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2002, 93-103.


Recent conference presentations:

“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. Ottawa. May 31, 2015.

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

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

“Scott Moir’s ‘Funny Face’: Performing the Identities of Athlete, Actor, and Man.” Performance Studies and Contemporary Sports Seminar. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR). University of Victoria, June 2, 2013.

“Workin’ Groups: Strategies for Successful Cooperative Learning.” Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Teaching Showcase, UNB Fredericton, NB, October 13, 2012.

“Closed Doors and Bridge Crossings: Spatial Connections in Catherine Banks’ Bone Cage.” Canadian Association for Theatre Research, University of Waterloo. May 29, 2012.

“‘I Just Had to Hear your Voice’: The Power of Performance.” Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Teaching Showcase, MSVU, Halifax, NS, October 29, 2011.

“Space, Place, and History with the Bard in Fredericton’s Odell Park.” Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB. May 28, 2011.



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