Craig Dionne

A photo of Craig Dionne


English Language and Literature

612H Pray-Harrold



  • Ph.D. in Literary and Cultural Theory, Carnegie Mellon University

Interests and Expertise

  • Shakespeare
  • English Renaissance literature
  • Literary and cultural theory
Research interests
  • Shakespeare and eco-criticism
  • Posthuman theory
  • Global Shakespeare
  • Theater in early modern urban culture
  • History of the discipline
Sabbatical June 2014–June 2015

Publications and Presentations

  • Posthuman Lear: Reading Shakespeare in the Anthropocene. Punctum Books, 2016. 
  • Bollywood Shakespeare. Eds, Craig Dionne and Parmita Kapadia. Palgrave, 2014.
  • Native Shakespeares: Indigenous Appropriations on a Global Stage, Eds. Craig Dionne and Parmita Kapadia, Ashgate Press, 2008. 
  • Rogues and Early Modern Literary Culture. Eds. Craig Dionne and Steve Mentz. Ann Arbor: University Michigan Press, 2004. 
  • Disciplining English. Eds. Craig Dionne and David Shumway. Albany: SUNY University Press. 2002.
  • "When Did We Become Post/human?" Co-editor. Inaugural issue: postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies.  
  • “'Now For the Lord’s Sake': Vagrancy, Downward Mobility, and Low Aesthetics.” Early Modern Culture: An Online Seminar. Issue 7, 2009. Special Issue: Vagrant Subjects.
  • “The Trick of Singularity: Twelfth Night, Stewards of the Post-Human, and the Problem of Aesthetics.” Fragments Toward a Vanishing Humanism, Eds. Eileen Joy. and Myra J. Seaman, Ohio State University Press, 2016.
  • ”Fashioning Outlaws: The Early Modern Rogue and Urban Culture." Rogues and Early Modern English Culture. Eds. Craig Dionne and Steve Mentz. 
  • "Period-Making and the Renaissance." Disciplining English Eds. Craig Dionne and David Shumway. SUNY University Press. Albany: SUNY University Press. 2002.
  • “The Shatnerification of Shakespeare: Star Trek and the Commonplace Tradition.” In Shakespeare After Mass Culture: A Cultural Studies Reader. Ed. Richard Burt. New York: Palgrave, 2002 
  • "Playing It Accordingly: Parolles and Shakespeare's Knee-crooking Knaves," Anthology of Critical Essays on Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well." Ed. Gary Waller, Routledge Press, November 2005.