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Curriculum Vitae
Elizabeth Spiller
October 17, 2013

General Information
University address: College of Arts and Sciences
Longmire Building 110G
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1580
Phone: 8506450434

E-mail address: espiller@fsu.edu


Web site: This is not a professional cv: for those, please go to my academia.edu page or to my dept. page

Professional Preparation
1995 Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Major: English and American Language and Literature. Renaissance Literature. Supervisor: Marjorie Garber.
Elizabeth Spiller. (1995). Telling knowledge: The facts of empiricism and imaginative literature, 1560-1680. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1990 MA, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Major: English and American Language and Literature. Renaissance Literature.
1987 BA, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. Major: English. Supervisor: Andrew Parker. magna cum laude.
Unspecified Name. (1987). Unspecified Title. Unpublished bachelor's thesis, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Professional Experience
2012–present Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Florida State University.
2009–present Professor of English, Department of English, Florida State University.
2007–2009 Associate Professor of English, Department of English, Florida State University.
2000–2007 Associate Professor of English, Department of English, Texas Christian University.
1995–2000 Assistant Professor of English, Department of English, University of North Texas.

Fellowship(s)
Folger Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library (2012–2013).

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (2012–2013).

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (2006–2007).

Robert Penn Warren Fellowship, Vanderbilt University (alternate) (2005–2006).

Folger Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library (declined) (2000–2001).

Newberry Library Fellowship, Newberry Library of Chicago (2000).

Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Foundation (1992–1993).

Fulbright Fellowship (1991–1992).

Dexter Research Fellowship, Harvard University (1991).

Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, Woodrow Wilson Foundation (1988–1990).

Plimpton Fellowship, Trustees of Amherst College (1987).

Honors, Awards, and Prizes
Kirby Award, South Central Modern Language Association (2009).

Annual Research Award, Department of English, Texas Christian University (2005).

Dean's Research Award Nominee, Texas Christian University (2005).

English Prize Scholar, Harvard University (1988).

Member, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Phi Beta Kappa Society (1987).

Teaching
Courses Taught
Introduction to Shakespeare (ENL3334)

Internship in Editing (ENC4942)

Internship in Editing (ENC5945)

Milton (ENL4341)

Studies in Renaissance Literature (ENL5227)

Tutorial in English (ENG5998)

Shakespeare (ENL4333)

Renaissance Poetry and Prose (ENL4220)

Senior Seminar in Literature (ENG4934)

Doctoral Committee Chair
Hermanson, A., graduate. (2009). Acts of Faith: A Rhetorical Study of Liturgical Ritual in the English Renaissance.

Saunders, J., graduate. (2005). The ende of all sorowes: Rhetorics and Theologies of Martyrdom in Sixteenth-Century England.

Hyun Jin, K., graduate. (1998). A New Historicist Interpretation of Social Crisis and Sexual Politics in Troilus and Cressida and Measure for Measure.

Koo, Y., graduate. (1998). The Idea of Natural Law in Milton's 'Comus' and Paradise Lost.

Hause, M., doctoral candidate. (2015). Cosmology and Poetics in the Renaissance. [Renaissance Literature and Science]

Carr, K. M., doctoral candidate. (2013). A Theater of the Senses: A Cultural History of Theatrical Effects in Early Modern England. [Renaissance Literature and Science]



Doctoral Committee Cochair
Solomon, D., doctoral candidate. (2014). Mapping the Poetics of Early Modern Garden and Lyric Traditions. [Renaissance Literature and Science]

Doctoral Committee Member
Silverman, W. J., graduate. (2011).

Barach, M. T., doctoral candidate.

Mattison, L. J., doctoral candidate.

Solomon, D. C., doctoral candidate.

Heaps, C. M., doctoral student.

Master's Committee Chair
Guzman, R., graduate. (2003). Damsels in Disguise: Re-imagining Female Identity in Quixotic Fictions.

Ehrmantraut, L., student. (2013). Ashes to Ashes and Adust to Adust: Ophelia's Burning Mind and Drowned Soul.



Master's Committee Member
Green, W. W., graduate. (2010).

Jackson, E. F., graduate. (2009).



Research and Original Creative Work
Research Expertise in Renaissance Literature, Literature and Science, and History of Reading. 4 books, including two monographs from Cambridge University Press. 5 major national fellowships, including two NEH Fellowships, a Fulbright, and two Mellon Fellowships. Articles in Renaissance Quarterly, SEL, Criticism, Renaissance Drama, among others.
Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Spiller, E. (in press). The New Science and Literature. Yearbook of English Studies.
Spiller, E. (2009). Situating Prospero's Art: Shakespeare and the Making of Early Modern Knowledge. South Central Review, 26.1, 24-41.
Spiller, E. (2001). Departing from the Earth with Such Writing': Johannes Kepler's Dream for Reading Science. Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Reformé, 23.2, 5-28.
Spiller, E. (2000). Fulke Greville's Counsel: Transforming the Jacobean 'Nourish Father' through Sidney's 'Nursing Father'. Studies in Philology, 97.4, 432-52.
Spiller, E. (2000). Poetic Parthenogenesis and Spenser's Idea of Creation in The Faerie Queene. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 40.1, 63-79.
Spiller, E. (2000). Reading Through Galileo's Telescope: Margaret Cavendish and the Experience of Reading. Renaissance Quarterly, 53.1, 192-221.
Spiller, E. (2000). Speaking for the Dead: King Charles, Anna Weamys, and the Commemorations of Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia. Criticism, 42.2, 229-51.
Spiller, E. (1999). Cervantes avant la Lettre: The Material Transformation of Romance Reading Culture in Don Quixote. Modern Language Quarterly, 60.3, 295-319.
Spiller, E. (1999). 'Searching for the route of inventions': Retracing the Renaissance Discovery Narrative in Gabriel García Márquez. Clio, 28.4, 375-98.
Spiller, E. (1999). Sighting Utopia in the Lens: Reading Praxis in Johannes Kepler and Margaret Cavendish. Jx: A Journal of Criticism and Culture, 4.2, 179-201.
Parrish, T., & Spiller, E. (1998). A Flute Made of Human Bone: Blood Meridian, Unhorsed Saxons, and the Survivors of American History. Prospects, 23, 255-75.
Spiller, E. (1998). From Imagination to Miscegenation: Race and Romance in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. Renaissance Drama, 29, 137-64.

Refereed Books
Spiller, E. (2011). Reading and the History of Race in the Renaissance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Spiller, E. (2008). Seventeenth-Century English Recipe Books: Cooking, Physic and Chirurgery in the Works of W. M. and Queen Henrietta Maria and Mary Tillinghast. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
Spiller, E. (2008). Seventeenth-Century English Recipe Books: Cooking, Physic and Chirurgery in the Works of Elizabeth Grey and Aletheia Talbot. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
Spiller, E. (2007). Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Spiller, E. (2004). Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Refereed Book Chapters
Spiller, E. (contract). "Milton, the Poetics of Matter and the Sciences of Reading." In Howard Marchitello and Evlyn Tribble, eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Early Modern Literature, Science, and Culture (Palgrave Press, in progress, expected 2015.). Manuscript under contract for publication, Palgrave.
Spiller, E. (2013). Marlowe's Libraries: A History of Reading. In Emily Bartels and Emma Smith (Ed.), Marlowe in Context (pp. 101-109). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Spiller, E. (2013). The Passion of Readers, the Imitation of Texts: The History of Reading in the Quest for Cardenio. In Gary Taylor and Terri Boursas (Ed.), Shakespeare + Cervantes + Fletcher: Cardenio, Collaboration, and Performance (pp. 3-14). New York: Palgrave. Retrieved from http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?is=9781137344205
Spiller, E. (2012). Printed Recipe Books in Medical, Political, and Scientific Contexts. In Laura Knoppers (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution (pp. 516-33). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Spiller, E. (2010). Recipes for Knowledge: Maker's Knowledge Traditions, Paracelsian Recipes and the Invention of the Cookbook, 1600-1660. In Joan Fitzpatrick (Ed.), Renaissance Food: Cultural Readings and Cultural Histories (pp. 55-72). Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
Spiller, E. (2003). Searching for the route of inventions': Retracing the Renaissance Discovery Narrative in Gabriel García Márquez. In Harold Bloom (Ed.), Modern Critical Interpretations: Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude (pp. 49-70). New York: Chelsea House.

Refereed Reviews
Spiller, E. (2010). Review of Robert Appelbaum, Aguecheek's Beef, Belch's Hiccup, and Other Gastronomical Interjections. Modern Philology. Retrieved from http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/651364
Spiller, E. (2007). Review of Robert N. Watson, Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance. Shakespeare Quarterly, 58.1, 17-19.
Spiller, E. (2006). Review of Henry S. Turner, The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts 1580-1630. Renaissance Quarterly, 59.3, 965-67.
Spiller, E. (2000). Review of Dennis Danielson, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Milton. Sixteenth Century Journal, 31.3, 885-87.

Presentations
Invited Keynote and Plenary Presentations at Symposia
Spiller, E. (presented 2012). The History and Science of Reading. Plenary presentation in James Simpson (Chair), Writers and Writing in Early Modern England, Symposium in Honor of Barbara K. Lewalski. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (National)

Reviews of My Research and Original Creative Work by Other Authors
Reviews Appearing in Journals
Cox, C. S. (2012). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Reading and the History of Race in the Renaissance. Choice, 49.6, 1048.
Denmead, L. (2012). Review of Reading and the History of Race in the Renaissance. Renaissance Studies, 26.3, 469-70.
French, A. (2012). Review of Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare. Sixteenth Century Journal, 43.1, 154-55.
Iyengar, S. (2012). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Reading and the History of Race in the Renaissance. Renaissance Quarterly, 65.4, 1286-1288.
Fitzpatrick, J. (2011). Reading Early Modern Food: A Review Article. Literature Compass, 8.3, 118-129. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/j.1741-4113.2011.00781.x/asset/j.1741-4113.2011.00781.x.pdf?v=1&t=hevkqnw4&s=a2fa6c1b4d5f807610e860640d5b6e3ce3a35baa
Griffin, C. (2011). Review of Joan Fitzpatrick, Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare: Culinary Readings and Culinary Histories. Notes and Queries, 58.3, 440-442. Retrieved from http://nq.oxfordjournals.org/content/58/3/440.full
Bassnett, M. (2010). Review of Joan Fitzpatrick, Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare: Culinary Readings and Culinary Histories. Renaissance Quarterly, 63.4, 1427-28.
Hayden, J. A. (2009). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature. The British Society for Literature and Science, 2. Retrieved from http://www.bsls.ac.uk/reviews/early-modern-and-enlightenment/elizabeth-spiller-science-reading-and-renaissance-literature/
Albanese, D. (2007). Review of Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge 1580-1670/Arts of Calculation: Numerical Thought in Early Modern Europe. Shakespeare Studies, 35, 256-63.
Malcolmson, C. (2007). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Clio, 36.2, 264-69.
Barbour, R. (2006). Renaissance Science and Literature. Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning & Policy, 44.1, 113-117.
Kiser, A. (2006). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Journal of British Studies, 45.3, 632-634.
Marchitello, H. (2006). Science Studies and English Renaissance Literature. Literature Compass, 3.3, 341-365.
Turner, H. S. (2006). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Reading and the History of Race in the Renaissance. Annals of Science, 63.1, 129-32.
Edwards, K. (2005). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Renaissance Quarterly, 58.3, 1004-1006.
Guibbory, A. (2005). Recent Studies in the English Renaissance. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 45.1, 213-65.
Hadfield, A. (2005). Reivew of Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670/Textures of Renaissance Knowledge. Notes & Queries, 52.3, 412-414.
Howard, N. (2005). Review of "Devant le Deluge" hand Other Essays on Early Modern Scientific Communication/ Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge,1580--1670. Isis: Journal of the History of Science in Society, 96.2, 273-75.
Kiestinec, C. (2005). Review of Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Sixteenth Century Journal, 36.4, 1138-39.
Sowerby, R. (2005). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science Reading and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Modern Language Review, 101.3, 819-820.
Considine, J. (2004). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: the Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670. Renaissance and Reformation, 28.1, 113-115.
Smith, P. (2004). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature. Times Literary Supplement, 5292, 30.
Wilson, M. F. (2003). Review of Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knon. Spenser Review, 36.3, 3-5.

Service
Florida State University
FSU University Service
Chair, Faculty Recognition Committee (2013–present).
Committee Member, Search Committee for the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (2012).
Committee Member, Executive Council, University Honors Program (1995–2000).

FSU College Service
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (2012–present).
Committee Member, ex officio, College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities Area Chairs and Directors Committee (2012–present).
Committee Member, ex officio, College of Arts and Sciences, Science Area Chairs and Directors Committee (2012–present).
Editorial Board Member, Editorial Review Board, Across the Spectrum (2012–present).
Chair, Middle East Studies Committee (2013).
External Committee Member, Department of History Chair Selection Committee (2012–2013).
Chair, Hiring Committee for College Communications Officer (2012–2013).
Chair, Search Committee, History of Text Technologies, Art History (2008–2009).
Chair, Search Committee, History of Text Technologies, History (2008–2009).
Committee Member, Research and Creative Activities Council (2001–2003).
Committee Member, College of Arts and Humanities, By Laws Committee (2001–2002).
Committee Member, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, By Laws Constitution Committee (2001–2002).

FSU Department Service
Associate Chair, Department of English (2011–2012).
Committee Member, Department of English, Executive Committee (2010–2012).
Committee Member, Department of English Literature Committee (2007–2012).
Committee Member, Department of English Placement Committee (2007–2011).
Committee Member, Department of English Evaluation Committee (2008–2009).
Committee Member, Department of English, Chair Selection Committee (2008–2009).
Chair, Search Committee, Renaissance Literature (2004–2005).
Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English (2002–2003).
Chair, Department of English Graduate Admissions Committee (2002–2003).

FSU Program Service
Director, History of Text Technologies Program (2010–2012).
Chair, Search Committee, History of Text Technologies, English (2008–2009).

The Profession
Editor for Refereed Journals
Editor, Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies (2008–2011).

Series Editor for Books
Palgrave Press, History of Text Technologies Book Series (2008–present).

Editorial Board Membership(s)
Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies (2011–present).

Chair of a Symposium
Spiller, E. (Chair). (2012). Matter, Perception, and Cognition in the Renaissance. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Shakespeare Association of America, Boston, Massachusetts.
Spiller, E. (Chair). (2009). Figure, Form and Color: Race and Genre in Early Modern Culture. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Shakespeare Association of America, Dallas, Texas.

Reviewer or Panelist for Grant Applications
Wellcome Trust (2011–present).
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2010–present).


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