Kelly Duquette



M.A. Irish Literature and Culture, Boston College, 2017; B.A. English, University of Florida, 2010

Research Interests:

  • Renaissance Drama and Poetry

  • Shakespeare

  • Early Modern Ireland

  • Histories of Race & Colonialism 


“Ashamed and Tamed: Civilizing the Irish in Marvell’s ‘Horatian Ode.’” Paper presented at The South-Central Renaissance Conference. Austin, Texas, April 2017.

“Planted newly with the time: Husbandry and Sovereignty in Macbeth.” Paper presented at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference. Amherst, MA, October 2016.

“Shakespeare’s uncivil kerns: Irish Contagion and the Emerging British Nation-State.” Paper presented at The 6th Annual Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference. National University of Ireland, Galway, August 2016.