Kimberly Huth

Kimberly Huth

Associate Chair, Associate Professor

Contact Information
Office: LaCorte Hall, B-322

Office Hours for Fall 2020
All office hours are held online. Please contact via email.

Kimberly Huth received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her specialties include Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, drama, poetry, and critical theory. Her research examines the intersection of personal, embodied experience and social life in early modern literature and culture; the representations of pain and violence on the stage; and definitions of genre in the Renaissance. Her work has appeared in Cahiers Élisabéthains, Studies in Philology, Renaissance Drama, and The Sixteenth Century Journal.

Selected Recent Publications

Discharging Pistols at the Sky: Violence and its Failures in Arden of Faversham.” The Sixteenth Century Journal vol. 50 (2019) (forthcoming).

Review of Shakespearean Intersections: Language, Contexts, Critical Keywords, by Patricia Parker. Journal of British Studies 57.4 (October 2018): 865-866.

Figures of Pain in Early Modern English Tragedy. Renaissance Drama 42.2 (Autumn 2014): 169-190.

Have Not They Suffer'd? Pain and Comedic Structure in Shakespeares The Merry Wives of Windsor. Cahiers Élisabéthains 82 (Autumn 2012). 11-19.

Come Live with Me and Feed My Sheep: Invitation, Ownership, and Belonging in Early Modern Pastoral Literature. Studies in Philology 108.1 (Winter 2011): 44-69.

Selected Recent Presentations

Transformative Economies: Revenge Tragedy and the Value of Pain. Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. Toronto, ON, Canada, March 2019 (forthcoming).

Discharging Pistols at the Sky: Violence and Its Failures in Arden of Faversham. Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, Ca., March 2018.

A Sharer in These Sufferings: Pain, Empathy, and Community in Henry Shirleys The Martyr'd Soldier. Renaissance Conference of Southern California 2018. Huntington Library, San Marino, Ca., March 2018.

Affective Disjunction in Titus Andronicus. Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Ga., April 2017.

Co-Organizer and Presenter for Special Session Panel Pain and Form in Early Modern English Literature. Paper Title: The Realities of Pain in Early Modern Theater. Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Philadelphia, PA, January 2017.

No Remedy and the Rejection of Legal Discourse in Early Modern English Comedy. Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, April 2016.

Dialogue and Devotion: Interrogating Lyric Pain on the Early Modern Stage. American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting. Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., March 2016.

No Remedy: Reaching Closure through Non-Resolution in Early Modern Drama. Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 2015.

Graduate Seminars Taught:

  • ENG 535
    Pain and Violence in Renaissance Tragedy
    Renaissance Poetry: Tradition and Innovation
    Shakespeare: Cognition, Sensation, Emotion