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Bridget Marshall

Marshall-Bridget
Bridget M MarshallAssociate Professor, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies for the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentEnglish
  • Phone(978) 934-4179
  • EmailBridget_Marshall@uml.edu
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Research Interests

Gothic novels, disability in literature, pedagogy, Colonial American witchcraft trials, American literature, transatlantic literary studies

Gothic novels, disability in literature, best practices in pedagogy, Colonial American witchcraft trials, American literature, transatlantic literary studies, digital humanities

Education

  • Ph D: English & American Literature, (2004), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: "Narrative Justice: The Gothic and the Law in Anglo-America, 1790-1860"
  • MA: English & American Literature, (1999), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
  • BA: Double major in English Literature and Classical Civilization, (1996), Lehigh University -

Awards and Honors

  • Certificate for Demonstrating Excellence in Teaching, Teaching - Division of Continuing Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Exceeding Excellence in Teaching Award, Teaching - Student Government Association
  • Nomination for Distinguished Teaching Award - University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Phi Beta Kappa, National Liberal Arts Honor Society
  • Pre-Tenure Sabbatical
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Teaching - English Department
  • Pre-Tenure Sabbatical (2010) - University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • LeeAnne Smith White Prize for the Best Essay in American Studies (2003), Scholarship/Research - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Nomination for Distinguished Teaching Award (2002) - University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Publications

  • Marshall, B.M. (2015) "Review Essay - It’s still alive! Global Revolutions in Gothic Literature and Gothic Literary Studies," Kritikon Litterarum 1-2 pp. 103
  • Marshall, B.M. (2013) "Things as They're Told: The Power of Narrative in William Godwin's 'Caleb Williams'," Ashgate pp. 43-55
  • Marshall, B.M. (2011) "Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America," Studies in the Novel 43:3
  • Marshall, B.M. (2011) "The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature," Review of English Studies 62:256
  • Marshall, B.M. (2010) "CRITICAL CONTEXTS: Stoker's Dracula and the Vampire's Literary History," Critical Insights: Dracula pp. 21-37

Presentations

  • Witchcraft Trials in Colonial Massachusetts - Things That Go Bump in the Night: Tales of Haunted New England,
  • There is a secret down here, in this nightmare fog: Urban-Industrial Gothic in Nineteenth Century American Literature - American Literature Association Symposium: –Fear and Form: Aspects of the Gothic in American Culture", February 2013 - Savannah, GA
  • Literary Manufacturing: The Mill Workers (and Writers) of Lowell, Massachusetts" - Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) Conference, February 2013 - Savannah, GA
  • - Sigma Tau Deltaês Frankenstein Panel, March 2012 - University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • Frankenstein and Justice - Sigma Tau Deltaês Frankenstein Panel, March 2012 - Lowell, MA
  • Transatlantic Gothic: Hauntings and Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction - American Literature Association Conference, May 2011 - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Journey into Mohawk Country as Primary Source and Comic Book - Society of Early Americanists Conference, March 2011 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Life Near the Mills: Teaching Rebecca Harding Davis with Online Resources - American Literature Association Conference, May 2010 - San Francisco, California
  • Mary Websterês •Hideous Witchcraftê in Hadley - Hadleyês 350th Anniversary Conference, October 2009 - Hadley, Massachusetts
  • –Witchcraft Trials in Colonial Massachusetts." - Things That Go Bump in the Night: Tales of Haunted New England, October 2009
  • Expanding Nineteenth Century Literature with Web Resources - American Literature Association Conference, May 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Approaches and Responses to Teaching Comics in Literature Courses: Two Case Studies - Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, April 2009 - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Zap! Pow! Comics Hit the Classroom: Pedagogical Practice and Graphic Narratives - UML Faculty Salon Series, April 2009 - Lowell, Massachusetts
  • The Witches of Hampshire County, February 2009 - South Hadley, Massachusetts
  • The Witches of Hampshire County, May 2008 - Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Questioning and Expanding the Canon with Internet Resources - North East Modern Language Association (NEMLA) Conference, April 2008 - Buffalo, New York
  • American Gothic III Panel - Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, April 2006 - Atlanta, Georgia
  • Defying American Slavery: The Bondwomanês Narrative as American Gothic - Deviance and Defiance: Conference of the International Gothic Association, August 2005 - Montreal, Canada
  • Historic Northamptonês Bewitching History: Goody Parsons in Print and Online - Northamptonês 350th Anniversary Celebration, March 2004 - Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Mary (Reeve) Webster, the •Witchê of Hadley - Hadley in the Renaissance at the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies, May 2003 - Amherst, Massachusetts
  • The Goody Parsons Witchcraft Case: A Journey into 17th-Century Northampton - Curatorial Talk and Introduction for Exhibit Opening, October 2002 - Northampton, Massachusetts
  • –Mary Shelleyês Frankenstein, the Law and the Gothic - Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Annual Conference, October 2002 - Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Interpreting New England Witchcraft Trials: The Case of Mary Parsons of Northampton - New Frontiers in Early American Literature at the University of Virginia, August 2002 - Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Salemês Ghosts and the Cultural Capital of Witches - North East Modern Language Association (NEMLA) Annual Conference, March 2001 - Hartford, Connecticut
  • South Park: For (Im)Mature Audiences Only - Brainwatching: Intellect and Ideology in Media Culture, May 2000 - Toronto, Canada
  • Dracula Panel - Gothic Spirits/Gothic Flesh, Conference of the International Gothic Association, August 1999 - Halifax, Canada
  • The Face of Evil: Phrenology, Physiognomy, and the Gothic Villain - Gothic Spirits/Gothic Flesh, Conference of the International Gothic Association, August 1999 - Halifax, Canada

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2013), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2012), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2011), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2010), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2009), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2008), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2007), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2006), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Curriculum Development Grant for The Goody Parsons Project (2002), Grant - The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
  • Mini-Grant for The Goody Parsons Witchcraft Trial Project (2001), Grant - The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities