Dr. Tara Lyons

Asst Professor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Ph.D. in English Literature in 2011 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 128Sec 6 Gender In Humanities
  • ENG 499Sec 8 Masters Thesis
  • ENG 358Sec 1 Topics In Publishing
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare, Early Modern Literature, Book History, Gender, and Performance
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Her research interests include early modern drama, book history, and gender studies. She is currently working on a book project that constructs a history of the drama collection in the hundred years before the publication of Benjamin Jonson’s Works (1616) and William Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623). In her book, she aims to redefine the collection and show how the Jonson and Shakespeare folios are inscribed by earlier collections and their organizational frameworks
  • Ph D English - 2011
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: English Printed Drama in Collection Before Jonson and Shakespeare
  • BA English and Rhetoric / Latina/Latino Studies - 2002
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS