Majorie Rubright



Marjorie Rubright is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is author of Doppelganger Dilemmas: Anglo-Dutch Relations in Early Modern Literature and Culture (Penn 2014), a study of the forces of similitude and proximity in the creation of ethnicity and race in the early modern world, and co-author of ‘So Long Lives This’: A Celebration of Shakespeare’s Life and Works, 1616-2016 (Toronto 2016), winner of the 2017 Katharine and Daniel Leab Award. She is currently at work on two projects: a monograph entitled, A World of Words: Language, Earth and Embodiment in the Renaissance; and a co-edited collection for Edinburgh University Press entitled, Logomotives: Words that Changed the Premodern World.