Associate Professor of English
Office: Denison 245
Spring 2014 Office Hours: Tu 9:45am-12:45pm
Katherine Eggert, Associate Professor of English, received her BA from Rice University (1984) and her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley (1991) and has taught at CU Boulder since 1991. Her book Showing Like a Queen: Female Authority and Literary Experiment in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton was published by Penn Press in 2000, and she has also published essays on Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, early modern science, and Shakespeare-on-film in collections and journals including Representations, ELH, English Literary Renaissance, Renaissance Drama, and Shakespeare Quarterly. She has held year-long fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Folger Shakespeare Library. She was Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of English from 2001 to 2004 and Chair from 2004 to 2010, and has served as the Vice President (2006-2007) and President (2008-2009) of the International Spenser Society. Having recently completed a book manuscript entitled Disknowledge: Alchemy and the Uses of Ignorance in Renaissance England, she is currently commencing new projects, including a book on Renaissance happiness.