Articles


Shakespeare Across the Disciplines

 
In Defense of Polonius
In Defense of Polonius

 

Sigma Alpha Elsinore: The Culture of Drunkenness in Shakespeare’s Hamlet
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What ‘The Northman’ is Really About

 

Criminology and Literature

 

Public Shakespeare

 

Shakespeare for Cops
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Public Shakespeare on Shakespeare for All

 

What’s Love Got to Do with Hamlet?

 

Hamlet is a Suicide Text—It’s Time to Teach it Like One
 
Is Donald Trump a Tyrant
Is Donald Trump a Tyrant? Yes and no — Aristotle and Euripides would disagree
 

10 Scenes from Shakespeare that Fit Donald Trump’s Presidency — Streaming Now
 
Social Distancing with Shakespeare
Social Distancing with Shakespeare

 

Which of Shakespeare’s Tragic Heroes is Donald Trump?
 

The Fortunes of Fate in Hamlet: Divine Providence and Social Determinism
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Why Shakespeare? Irony and Liberalism in Canonization
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The Hamlet Syndrome (with Henry F. Fradella)
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Public Shakespeare in Public Seminar
Public Shakespeare in Public Seminar

 

Trump is Satan: Paradise Lost in Washington, DC
 

Tragic Foundationalism
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"Redeeming time": The Dramatization of Desistance in 1 Henry IV
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The Meaning of Death in Shakespeare’s Hamlet
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Historicizing Presentism: Toward the Creation of a Journal of the Public Humanities
 

How Game of Thrones Will End: Spoilers from the Fifteenth Century
 

Tragic Excess in Hamlet
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Macbeth and Criminology
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Horatio as Author: Storytelling and Stoic Tragedy in Shakespeare’s Hamlet
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The Figure of Stigma in Shakespeare’s Drama
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Something is Rotten in the United States of America: Mass Shootings as Tragedy
 

Shakestats: Writing About Shakespeare Between the Humanities and the Social Sciences
Savage and Deformed
"Savage and deformed": Stigma as Drama in The Tempest
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“As a stranger give it welcome": Shakespeare’s Advice for First-Year College Students
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You must needs be strangers
“You must needs be strangers": Stigma and Sympathetic Imagination in Shakespeare’s Sir Thomas More | PDF |

“When evil deeds have their permissive pass": Broken Windows in William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure | PDF |
To be or not to be
“To be, or not to be": Shakespeare Against Philosophy
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The Trouble with Disability in Shakespeare Studies
 

What Shakespeare Says About Sending Our Children Off to College
 

Writing in College: An Example and an Explanation
 

Violent Crime as Revenge Tragedy; Or, How Christopher Dorner Led Criminologists at CSU Long Beach to Shakespeare

The Word Criminology: A Philology and a Definition
 

Why We Write in College
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“It started like a guilty thing"; The Beginning of Hamlet and the Beginning of Modern Politics
 

Why I Write on My Mobile Phone
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Shakespeare and Criminology
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Hath not a jew a nose
Hath Not a Jew a Nose? Or, the Danger of Deformity in Comedy
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Interpretive Community
Interpretive Community
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