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Laura Grace Godwin


Laura Godwin

Associate Professor
Department Chair

Ferguson Ctr A140
(757) 594-9171
laura.godwin@cnu.edu

Education

  • Ph D in Theatre History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MA in Theatre History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BS in Theatre, Ball State University

Teaching

theatre history, dramatic literature, theory/criticism, dramaturgy, arts administration

Research

William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Early Modern English drama in performance, theatrical reviews & reviewing culture, bibliography & publishing history, dramaturgy

Biography

Dr. Godwin holds degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Shakespeare Institute (U.K.), & Ball State University. In addition to her work teaching theatre history & arts administration at CNU, she spends summers in London teaching Shakespeare for Midwestern State University's British Studies program. Dr. Godwin's scholarship & practice focus on Early Modern English plays in performance. She is a regular scholarly reviewer for SHAKESPEARE BULLETIN & has published chapters with Palgrave-Macmillan as well as with the MLA. As a practitioner, Dr. Godwin has extensive experience in dramaturgy, stage management, & direction. She is a member of Twenty-First Century Chorus, a London-based theatre company that creates new work by drawing on the practices and ideologies of the classical chorus.

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2017 ). Basquiat Cases: HAMLET, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, and THE ALCHEMIST by The Royal Shakespeare Company. Shakespeare Bulletin/Johns Hopkins University Press. Volume, 35. Issue, 4. Pages, 675-686.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    MERCHANT and JEW at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Shakespeare Bulletin/Johns Hopkins University Press. Volume, 34. Issue, 3. Pages, 511 - 520.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2015 ). Review of THE ROARING GIRL, ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, and THE WHITE DEVIL by The Royal Shakespeare Company. Shakespeare Bulletin/Johns Hopkins University Press. Volume, 33. Issue, 2. Pages, 433 - 445.
  • Other
    (2014 ). Review of HENRY VI PARTS 1, 2, and 3 at Shakespeare's Globe. Shakespeare Bulletin/Johns Hopkins University Press. Volume, 32. Issue, 3. Pages, 483 - 493.
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    (2013 ). "Reversing the Polarity: Teaching Textual Practices through THE TAMING OF THE SHREW". Modern Language Association. Pages, 76 - 83.
  • Other
    (2013 ). Review of TIMON OF ATHENS/HENRY V. Shakespeare Bulletin/Johns Hopkins University Press. Volume, 31. Issue, 1. Pages, 141 - 152.
  • Other
    (2012 ). Review of DOCTOR FAUSTUS/THE CITY MADAM. Shakespeare Bulletin/Johns Hopkins University Press. Volume, 30. Issue, 2. Pages, 221 - 231.
  • Cited Research
    (2012 ). Revenge Backwards, and in Heels: HAMLET and THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY in England, Summer 2008.. Salisbury University.
  • Cited Research
    (2012 ). 'There is Nothin' like a Dame': Christopher Marlowe's Helen of Troy at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Cambridge University Press. Pages, 127 - 129.
  • Other
    "My Case is Altered". Twenty-First Century Chorus. M. Lee Pelton Theatre. Willamette, Oregon, USA.
  • Julian Stetkevych, Kathleen Jaremski, Laura Godwin, Ann Mazzocca, 2018 Global Status of Women and Girls Conference, "Directing Antigone: Process of Protest," Newport News, VA, USA. (2018)

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