Nancy Christiansen

Nancy Christiansen

Associate Professor, English

4161 JFSB

801-422-8964

nancy_christiansen@byu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

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ENGL 232
MW 3:30-4:45 p.m.
117 HRCB
ENGL 322
MW 9:30-10:45 a.m.
1126 JKB
ENGL 382
MW 12:30-1:45 p.m.
2009 JKB
ENGL 400

Student Consultations

MW 2:00-3:20 p.m. and by appointment

Assignments

Rhetoric Minor Coordinator

Specializations

British Literature, Rhetoric and Composition

Subspecializations

Renaissance

Biography

Nancy Christiansen specializes in rhetoric’s history, theory, and pedagogy, in rhetorical criticism, in reading theory and pedagogy, in style theory, and in Renaissance British literature, particularly Shakespeare. She is currently writing a book tentatively entitled Shakespeare’s Paideia: Five Tragedies as Rhetorical Handbooks and a textbook called The Critical Reader. She has completed a book titled Figuring style: The Legacy of Renaissance Rhetoric. She has articles published on Renaissance rhetoric, Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, and the classical rhetorical curriculum. She is particularly interested in articulating the relationships between rhetoric and poetics, ethics, and philosophy and in rhetorical and ethical criticism.

Degrees

PhD, UCLA, 1994

Awards & Honors

Department Research Award 2013