Dr. Jessica Slights

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Position: Professor, B.A. (Queen's), M.A. (UBC), PhD (McGill)

Office: Beveridge Arts Centre 419
Phone: (902) 585-1387
E-Mail: jessica.slights@acadiau.ca

Research Interests: Shakespeare; Early Modern Drama and Culture; Digital Humanities; Scholarly Editing

Jessica Slights has taught Shakespeare at Acadia since 1999.  She writes about and lectures on various aspects of early modern literature and culture, and her work has appeared in English Studies in Canada, Shakespeare Quarterly, Studies in Philology, and Studies in English Literature.  She is the co-editor Shakespeare and Character: Theory, History, Performance, and Theatrical Persons (Palgrave 2009) and her edition of Shakespeare's Othello is in the final stages of production at Broadview Press.  Her open-access edition of Othello is available online at http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/Texts/Oth/.  Dr. Slights serves as Education Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions (ISE).