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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
EC Bldg. 2nd Flr. Rm. 213A

Degrees Earned: 
Ph.D. Northern Illinois University



Dr. Kelley Bowman, Elizabeth
Chair, Literature Committee
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Room: EC-213A
Office Hours: MW 2-4pm TTH 8:30-9:30pm
Phone: (671) 735-2701
Email: ebowman@uguam.uog.edu


Dr. Bowman studies the representation of women in literature and film; her dissertation examined human rights and social justice issues in authors and texts ranging from Ovid, Seneca, Shakespeare, and Webster to recent films by Julie Taymor and Mike Figgis, as well as a 2009 film installation by Brigitte Maria Mayer.


Fall 2013 Courses

EN111-13: Writing for Research
MW 12:30pm-1:50pm, EC 106

EN210-07: Introduction to Literature
TTh 9:30am-10:50am, EC110

EN318-01: World Literature
MW 4:00pm-5:20pm, EC103

EN323-01: Literature By Women
TTH 11:30pm-12:20pm, EC105

EN501-01: Graduate Research &Doc.
W 6-8:50pm, EC104


Early modern British Literature (1500-1800), Shakespeare, Jacobean drama, film studies, women's studies, adaptation studies

Select Publications: 

“The Poet as Translator: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Approaches the Turkish Lyric.” Comparative Literature Studies 49 (2012): 28 MS. pages.

“Gender Memory in the Adaptation History of The Tragedy of the Dutchesse of Malfy: Webster, Theobald, Figgis.” Philological Research. Chapter 9. Ed. Almitra Medina and Gilda M. Socarras. Athens: ATINER, 2011.

Recent papers (selected):

“Honor Killing in The Dutchesse of Malfy: Violation, Sacred Space, and Geographies of the Early Modern Body.” Attending to Early Modern Women, Milwaukee, June 2012.

“Sexualized Violence in Music Videos: Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Erykah Badu, and M.I.A.” Midwest Popular Culture Association. Minneapolis, October 2010.

“Every Man, No Man, Man, and Woman: Donne’s Renaissant Essaying of the Self.”
John Donne Society Conference. Baton Rouge, February 2009.

Current Projects:
Guest editing a special issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies on contemporary Jacobean studies; anthology of underrepresented women in global speculative fiction; book manuscript on metaphors of adaptation in Shakespeare and Webster; developing the Contemporary Jacobean Society with and @jacobeansociety