Emily Pitts Donahoe
Areas of Interest
Early modern literature, Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, Shakespeare in performance, early modern performance practices, early modern logic, rhetoric, and pedagogy
BA, English, Austin Peay State University
MA, English, University of Alabama, Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies
Emily Pitts Donahoe is a Presidential Fellow at Notre Dame and an early modernist studying Shakespeare and dramatic literature. Her research primarily focuses on the ways in which Renaissance drama engages with rhetorical thought and practice in the period and on the relationships between early modern pedagogy and the theatre. As a Screen Cultures minor, she also studies film and new media adaptations and appropriations of Shakespeare.
Recent Scholarly Activity
"Mediating the Shakespearean Stage: Screens, Space, and Adaptation in Two Filmed Productions of Richard II.” BritGrad, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, England. May 2018.