Anna Hegland is a VCRS-funded doctoral candidate and assistant lecturer in the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent. Her research centers on violent language in early modern tragedies, and explores the intersections of rhetoric and performance in sixteenth and seventeenth century English drama. She is supervised by Dr Sarah Dustagheer and Professor Catherine Richardson. Anna is a member of Cultures of Performance in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, a research cluster at Kent dedicated to investigating performance events in Europe from c. 500 – 1700, and organizes the postgraduate-led Coffee House seminars, an interdisciplinary series of workshops and discussions for early modernists at Kent. She can be found on Twitter, @alhegland.
Specialism: early modern drama, Jacobean tragedies, theatre practice
Ask me about: Shakespeare & contemporaries, EM drama, revenge, EM grammar.