Denise Albanese, PhD

Denise Albanese, PhD


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Research Theme:

Digital Technologies - Inventing new algorithms, digital techniques, and technologies

Key Interests:

Affect and Politics, Problems in Mass Culture and Popular Culture, Science and Technology Studies, Critical Historicism and The Contemporary Moment, Shakespeare in Public Culture, Milton and Early Modern Literature


PhD, English Renaissance literature, Stanford University

Research Focus

Author of Extramural Shakespeare (Palgrave, 2010) and New Science, New World (Duke University Press, 1996), Albanese has also published on affect and aesthetics; Tudor-Stuart mathematics; Shakespeare in performance; and the place of literature in cultural studies. She regularly teaches courses in affect and politics; mass culture; the histories of cultural studies; Shakespeare, Milton, and other early modern writing; critical and literary theory; and the cultural study of science and technology. Currently she is working on two projects: one a study of neoliberalism and the Santa Fe Institute; and another on affect, media, and Shakespeare as a public object.


College of Humanities and Social Sciences


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