Alexa Alice Joubin

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First name: 
Alexa Alice
Last name: 
Joubin
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Alexa Alice Joubin is Founding Co-Director of the Digital Humanities Institute, Director of Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare Program, Director of Graduate Studies in English, and Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Languages and Literatures and International Affairs at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In 2014-2015, she holds the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Global Shakespeare, Queen Mary University of London and University of Warwick, UK. She holds the John M. Kirk, Jr. Chair in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English. She is co-founder of MIT Global Shakespeares open-access digital performance archive (http://globalshakespeares.mit.edu).

Full Bio: 

Alexa Alice Joubin's teaching and publications are unified by a commitment to understanding the mobility of early modern and postmodern cultures in their literary, performative, and digital forms of expression. She holds the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Global Shakespeare, Queen Mary University of London and University of Warwick, UK, 2014-2015, and will be an ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow at the Folger Shakespeare Library, 2015-2016. She holds the John M. Kirk, Jr. Chair in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English.

Alexa is regional editor for Reviewing Shakespeare, published by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (http://bloggingshakespeare.com/reviewing-shakespeare/) A recipient of the Modern Language Association's Scaglione Prize in Comparative Literary Studies, she is a General Editor of the Shakespearean International Yearbook and co-founder and co-director of Global Shakespeares digital archive (http://globalshakespeares.org/). 

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