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Sean Keilen

Affiliated Faculty, Theater Arts
Professor of Literature
Director, Shakespeare Workshop
Director, Undergraduate Program in Literature

Shakespeare, British Literature to 1800, Greek and Roman classics, history and theory of criticism, humanities in the public sphere, analog humanities.

Education and Training: 
Ph.D., Department of English, Stanford University
M.A., Faculty of English, Cambridge University
B.A., English and Classics, Williams College
Honors and Awards: 
  • John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
  • Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellowship, National Humanities Center
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Long-term Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library


Office: 831-459-2322 (Humanities 1)
Humanities Building 1, room 629
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