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First Name

Adam

Last Name

Rzepka

Job Title

Assistant Professor

Organization

Montclair State University

Country

United States

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Biography

Adam Rzepka holds a B.A. in English and Philosophy from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Chicago. He is currently an Assistant Professor of English at Montclair State University, where he teaches Shakespeare and other early modern drama, early modern poetry, and critical theory. His research, on the Renaissance stage, the sciences of the soul, and the making of early modern experience, has produced aShakespeare Quarterly article on imagination in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and forthcoming articles on apprehension in Hamlet and the kinetics of affect in Cambises. His book in progress is on the field and function of “experience” in early modern discourse and Shakespearean drama. Before coming to Montclair, Adam taught English at Stanford University’s Online High School, and he remains actively engaged in digital humanities pedagogy and research. He is a founding member of the Faculty Advisory Committee for Montclair State’s Digital Humanities Center.