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English and Writing Program Faculty


Garrison, John, PhD

Associate Professor
Office: MacAllister 303
Office Phone: 262-524-7256
B.A. English, University of California at Berkeley
Ph.D. English, University of California at Davis
Areas of Specialization:
Early modern English literature; poetry and poetics; gender studies; science fiction; classics and the classical tradition.
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:

Sexuality and Memory in Early Modern England: Literature and the Erotics of Recollection.
Co-Editor with Kyle Pivetti (Routledge, 2015)

Glass (Object Lessons, Bloomsbury, 2015)

Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance (Routledge, 2014)

Peer-Reviewed Articles

"Gregory Crewdson's 'Twilight': Domesticity, Liminality, Sensuality." (with Philip Krejcarek) Photography and Culture (forthcoming).

"Elegia Septima and Milton’s Erotic Temporalities." Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 27.3 (Fall 2015).

"Desire and Self-Erasure in Coriolanus." Literature/Film Quarterly (April 2014).

"Plurality and Amicitia in Milton's Epitaphium Damonis." Milton Quarterly 46.3(October 2012).

"Shakespeare and Friendship: An Intersection of Interest." Literature Compass (2012).

"Aemilia Lanyer's Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum and the Production of Possibility," Studies in Philology 109.2 (Spring 2012).

"One Heart, One Mind, One Purse: Integrating Friendship Traditions and the Case of Troilus and Criseyde," Medievalia et Humanistica 36 (2010).

"Echoes of Influence: Music, Social Power, and the Law in Speculative Fiction." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 17.4 (Winter 2007).

"Embodying the Other: Hermaphroditism in Gorodischer, Vonarburg, and Delany." Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques 18.1 (Spring 2006).

Chapters in Edited Collections

"Glass: The Sonnets' Desiring Object." Queer Shakespeare. Ed. Goran Stanivukovic (Bloomsbury, forthcoming).

"Marlowe's Helen and the Erotics of Cultural Memory." Sexuality and Memory in Shakespeare's England: Literature and the Erotics of Recollection. Eds. John Garrison and Kyle Pivetti (Routledge, 2015).

"Navigating Shakespearean Representations of Female Collaboration." (with Kyle Pivetti and Vanessa Rapatz) Gendered Routes and Spaces in the Early Modern World. Ed. Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Ashgate, 2014).

"Speculative Nationality: 'Stands Scotland Where It Did?' in the Culture of Iain M. Banks." Scotland as Science Fiction. Ed. Caroline E. McCracken-Fleshe (Bucknell University Press, 2011).

Other Writing

"How Glass Magnifies Desire." The Atlantic (October 2013).
Honors and Awards:
Consortium for Online Humanities Grant, Council of Independent Colleges / Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 2016

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, Carroll University, 2016

Hardison Fellow, Folger Institute, 2016

Exemplary Contributions in Service Award, Carroll University, 2015

Enduring Questions Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2015

Research Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library, 2013

Norman and Louise Allhiser Award for Teaching Excellence, Carroll University, 2013

Pioneer Fellow, Carroll University, 2012

Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society, 2012.

H.P. Kraus Fellowship in Early Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library, Yale University, 2012.

Recipient, Campus-Wide Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, UC Davis, 2011.

Founders Prize, Medieval Association of the Pacific, 2010.

Schallek Award, Medieval Academy of America, 2010.

Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship, Lilly Library Special Collections, Indiana University Libraries, 2009.

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