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Deann Armstrong


Research Interests:

  • Early Modern English Drama in Performance and Print
  • Seventeenth-century Lyric Poetry and Manuscript Miscellanies
  • Literature, Literary Hermenuetics, and Psychoanalysis
  • Theories of Temporality and Gender

Professional Honors:

  • Drake Fellowship for study with Prof. Tiffany Stern at University College, Oxford, Summer 2014
  • Cornell University School of Criticism and Theory, Summer 2014
  • Rose Alley Press Achievement Award for Research Distinction and Professionalism, Spring 2013
  • Grant-in-aid, Folger Shakespeare Library, Spring Research Seminar, Spring 2013
  • Vanderbilt University Fellowship, 2012-
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Southwestern University

Recent Positions:

  • English Graduate Student Association Representative to the Graduate Student Council, Spring 2014-
  • English Graduate Student Association Faculty Recruitment Committee Co-Chair, Spring 2014
  • Graduate Student Recruitment Coordinator, Spring 2013
  • Research Assistant to Professor Lynn Enterline, Fall 2014-

Papers, Publications and Projects:

  • "Dr. Donne's Commonplace Mistresses," MARCO Manuscript Workshop, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, January 2014 (Presenter's Honorarium Awarded)
  • "Filming Shakespeare, Filming History: Richard III's Body Electric," Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, March 2013 
  • "Against Productivity: The Roaring Girl and the Value of Wasted Time," Vanderbilt University Graduate Student Conference, March 2013 
  • "Courtly Love in the Writing Center: Zizek and the Dynamics of Writing Center Consultations," International Writing Center Association Conference, April 2007