Mary Learner Department of English and Comparative Literature



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Mary Learner

Department of English and Comparative Literature
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520

Email: mlearner@live.unc.edu


EDUCATION

Ph.D., English Literature

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, expected May 2019

Dissertation: Material Sampling and Patterns of Thought in Early Modern England


Advisor: Megan Matchinske
M.A., English Literature

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, August 2012

Thesis: Circulating the Female Figure in the Marketplaces of Print and Reputation: Women and Defamation in Early Modern England
Advisor: Nina Levine
B.A., English and Psychology

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, May 2010



Magna cum laude, with distinction in English and honors from the SC Honors College.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Review

Review of Michelle M. Dowd, The Dynamics of Inheritance on the Shakespearean Stage. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2015. Early Modern Culture 12 (2017): 86-89.


Book Chapter

David J. Baker, Travis Alexander, Adam Engel, Katharine Landers, Mary Learner, and Ashley Werlinich, “Dangerous Conjectures’: Ophelia’s Ballad Performance,” Ballads and Performance: The Multi-Modal Stage in Early Modern England, ed. Patricia Fumerton (Santa Barbara: emcIMPRINT, forthcoming).



ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

2017 Association for Computers and the Humanities Travel Bursary to DHSI

2017 Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative, Digital Innovation Research and Dissertation Fellowship

2017 DHSI Tuition Scholarship, Digital Editing with TEI: Critical Documentary and Genetic Editing

2017 Folger Shakespeare Library Grant-in-aid, Cavendish and Hutchinson Seminar taught by Julie Crawford

2016 Jerry Leath Mills Research Travel Grant, Studies in Philology

2016 Pre-Dissertation Travel Grant, UNC Center for Global Initiatives

2016 DHSI Tuition Scholarship, Understanding the Predigital Book: Technology and Texts

2013-2014 Medieval and Early Modern Studies Graduate Recruitment Award

2011 Folger Shakespeare Library Grant-in-aid, Mastering Research Seminar

2010-2011 Rhude M. Patterson Fellow, USC Graduate School

EXHIBITS CURATED

2016 “Old and New Humanism(s)” Rare Book Exhibition, co-curated with Michael Clark

Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

BOOK HISTORY TRAINING

2016 Rare Book School, The Handwriting & Culture of Early Modern English Manuscripts



(Book History Training, cont.)

2015 History of the Book (INLS 550), UNC-Chapel Hill

2014 - 2016 Paleography Study Group, University of South Carolina

2011 Folger Shakespeare Library, Mastering Research Seminar



DIGITAL HUMANITIES TRAINING

2017 Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Digital Editing with TEI: Critical Documentary & Genetic Editing

2016 Digital Mitford Coding School, Survey of TEI-XML, Regex, XPath, and XSLT

2016 Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Understanding the Predigital Book: Technology & Texts

2015 - 2016 PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge, Duke University

2012 - 2013 TEI-XML Study Group, University of South Carolina



RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2015 - present Project Assistant, The William Blake Archive

2015 Graduate Research Consultant, Principles of Feminist Inquiry (WMST 695), UNC-Chapel Hill

2015 Collation Assistant, Complete Book of Psalms edited by Beth Quitslund



CONFERENCES

Conferences and Panels Organized

2017 Readingwriting in the First-Year Composition Classroom

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, "Technologies of the Book" University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
2016 “Old and New Humanism(s),” UNC and King's College London Collaborative Graduate Student Conference, co-organized with Michael Clark
2015 Transforming Text and Images in Ovid's Metamorphoses, with Katherine Calvin

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Durham, NC


Paper Presentations

2017 "Scientific Knowledge and the Patterns of Creation"

Bibliography Among the Disciplines, Rare Book School, Philadelphia, PA
2017 "Tracing the Patterns of Creation in Early Modern Botany Books"

BH&DH: Book History and Digital Humanities, UW-Madison Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, Madison, WI


2017 "A Search for Apocalypse in the Archives"

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, "Technologies of the Book" University of Victoria, Victoria, BC


2017 "‘The rest was not perfected’: New Atlantis, a Publication History," co-presented with Morgan Souza

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media at Northern Illinois Univ, DeKalb, IL
2016 Panelist in “A Digital Renaissance: Innovating in Medieval and Early Modern Studies” Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, Arizona State Univ, Tempe, AZ
2016 "Much Ado about No-things: Erotic Impersonations and Early Modern Courtship Ballads"

UNC-KCL Graduate Student Conference: Old and New Humanism(s), Chapel Hill, NC


2016 "Shakespeare and Early Modern Ballads: Seeking Resonances of the Popular"

UNC CHAT Graduate Research Workshop, Chapel Hill, NC


(Conferences, cont.)

2015 "The Gendering of Blood in Phlebotomy Pamphlets and Titus Andronicus"

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Durham, NC
2015 “Female Agency and Knowledge within Suspended Time” Workshop
Attending to Early Modern Women, Milwaukee, WI

2015 "Gendered Objects in Circulation: Politicizing the Handkerchief in Othello"

Early Modern Studies and Political Criticism Today, The Way Forward, London, UK
2015 "Tending to Seeds in Lucy Hutchinson’s Order and Disorder"

UNC-KCL Graduate Student Conference: Consequences of the Fall, Chapel Hill, NC


2015 THATCamp Community Archives, Chapel Hill, NC

2014 "The Gendered Continuum in John Milton’s Defensio Secunda: Lucretian Echoes in the Creation of Republican Heroism," Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture, Chapel Hill, NC


2013 "The Communities We Choose: Individualism and Insularity in Veronica Roth’s Divergent Series"

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA


2013 "The Commodified Pamphlet as Prostitution in Thomas Nashe’s The Unfortunate Traveller"
UVA-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVII, Wise, VA

2012 "'For al my life it were to lit a space:' Construction of Female Desire in Temple of Glas and Assembly of Ladies"

UVA-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVI, Wise, VA



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015-2017 Peer Mentoring Committee at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

2013-present Teaching Fellow at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Fall 2017 ENGL 105: Writing in the Disciplines (two sections)

Spring 2017 ENGL 105: Writing in the Disciplines
Fall 2016 ENGL 126: Introduction to Drama

Fall 2015 ENGL 225: Shakespeare (TA)

Fall 2013-Spring 2015 ENGL 105: Writing in the Disciplines

2012-2013 Adjunct Instructor at University of South Carolina

Spring 2013 ENGL 102: Rhetoric and Composition (two sections)

Fall 2012 ENGL 101: Reading and Writing about Dystopia

ENGL 102: Rhetoric and Composition (two sections)

2010-2012 Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of South Carolina

Spring 2012 ENGL 102: Rhetoric and Composition

Fall 2011 ENGL 101: Critical Reading and Composition

Fall 2010-Spring 2011 ENGL 283: Introduction to British Literature (TA)

GUEST LECTURES

2016 John Milton, Revolutionary: Redefining Heroism in Paradise Lost

ENGL 125: Introduction to Poetry

2015 The Tragedy of the Handkerchief, or, the Trifles in Othello

ENGL 225: Shakespeare

2015 Fate and Agency in Romeo and Juliet and Romeo + Juliet

ENGL 225: Shakespeare

2015 Working with an Archive in Feminist Research

WMST 695: Principles of Feminist Inquiry

(Guest Lectures, cont.)

2015 Lucy Hutchinson’s De rerum natura and Order and Disorder

ENGL 827: Early Modern Women Writers


SERVICE

2017 Alternative Dissertation White Paper Task Force, NEH Grant

2016 Poster Award Review Committee, Celebration of Undergraduate Research

2015 - 2016 Mentor Coordinator, English Graduate Student Association

2014 - 2015 Vice President, English Graduate Student Association

2014 - 2015 Volunteer, Graduate Student Conference “Consequences of the Fall”

2014 - present UNC-KCL Theory and Political Action Reading Group

2013 - 2014 Volunteer, Graduate Student Conference “Making Knowledge”

2013 - present Director of Outreach, Ethos Review

2013 - present Member, Medieval and Early Modern Society (MEMS)



SELECTED GUEST BLOG CONTRIBUTIONS

2016 "Spelling Lessons" on "Hell's Printing Press: The Official Blog of the William Blake Archive and Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly." http://blog.blakearchive.org/2016/11/03/spelling-lessons/


2016 “Old and New Humanism(s)” at Wilson Library on "The Chapel Hill Rare Book Blog." http://blogs.lib.unc.edu/rbc/index.php/2016/04/20/old-and-new-humanisms-at-wilson/
2016 "Isolating Vocabulary in Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly" on "Hell's Printing Press: The Official Blog of the William Blake Archive and Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly." http://blog.blakearchive.org/2016/04/14/isolating-vocabulary-in-blakean-illustrated-quarterly/
2016 "Reflections on the material consequences of image processing" on "Hell's Printing Press: The Official Blog of the William Blake Archive and Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly." http://blog.blakearchive.org/2016/02/04/reflections-on-the-material-consequences-of-image-processing/

LANGUAGES

Reading proficiency in Latin



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Modern Language Association Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations
Renaissance Society of America The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing


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