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Dianne Berg

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Clark University

Dianne Berg specializes in late medieval and early modern English literature. Her research focuses on representations of domestic violence and the literary appropriation of real-life scandals to address contemporary anxieties about treason, obedience, gender, religion, and the state.

Professor Berg’s work has appeared in Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation; Out of Sequence: The Sonnets Remixed (Parlour Press); Treason: Medieval and Early Modern Treachery, Betrayal, and Shame (Brill); and Medieval and Early Modern Murder: Legal, Literary, and Historical Contexts (Boydell). Recent course offerings at Clark University include “Medieval Women's Voices,” “The Arthurian Tradition,” "Chaucer's Canterbury Tales"; "The Secret Life of Books," and "Pulp Non-Fiction: Representations of Domestic Crime in Early Modern England."


  • –present
    Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Clark University