Research & Publications


Recipe Poetics and the Making of Race in Early Modern English Drama (in progress)

A monograph on recipes, crafting epistemologies, and race-making in early modern English drama. Currently in progress with the support of the RaceB4Race First Book Institute made possible through the RaceB4Race Mentoring Network.


“On Shakespeare’s Legacy, Critical Race, and Collective Futures,” Anniversary Issue: On Shakespeare’s First Folio and Early Modern Critical Race Studies, edited by Noémie Ndiaye, Shakespeare Quarterly vol. 74, no. 3 (2023), pp. 264-280.

“Teaching Recipes, Race, and Erasure in the Early Modern Classroom,” Teaching Early Modern Women Writers Today, ed. Liza Blake, special issue of Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching vol. 28 no. 2 (2021): 61-79.

“Glass Bellies and Artificial Wombs: Gender, Science, and Reproduction in Early Modern Alchemical Performance,” Science and Performance, ed. Coleman Nye, special issue of Performance Matters vol. 3 no. 2 (2017): 41-56.

“Discandying Cleopatra: Preserving Cleopatra’s Infinite Variety in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra,” Studies in Philology vol. 113 no. 3 (2016): 595-633. (Honorable mention prize for best article in the field of early modern women and gender, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women)

“Navigating Past, Potential, and Paradise: The Gendered Epistemologies of Discovery and Creation in Francis Godwin’s Man in the Moone and Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World,” Gendering Time and Space in Early Modern England, eds. Katherine R. Larson and Alysia Kolentsis, special issue of Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme vol. 35 no. 1 (2012): 113-138.


Vampires, Alterity, and Strange Eating,” in Food and Literature, ed. Gitanjali Shahani, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp. 270-286.


Before ‘Farm to Table’ Short-Term Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library, 2019 • Cultures of Culinary Preservation: Domestic Arts, Foreign Foodways, and Race in Early Modern Britain

Charles Montgomery Gray Short-Term Fellow, Newberry Library, 2019 • Cartographic Games: Visualizing World-Division in Seventeenth-Century English Geographical Playing Cards


The Recipes Project: Food, Magic, Art, Science, and Medicine
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