Amelia H. Kritzer
Professor of English and Theater
Courses taught in Summer 2013
Courses taught in J-Term 2014
Academic HistoryPh.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S. Temple University
At UST since 1997
1997-2008 Department of Theater
2009 Department of English
Contemporary British Drama and Theatre
Plays by Early American Women, 1775-1850. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995.
The Plays of Caryl Churchill: Theatre of Empowerment. London: The Macmillan Press, and New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.
“Antebellum Plays by Women: Contexts and Themes” (Chapter 7), Oxford Handbook of American Drama, ed. Jeffrey H. Richards. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
“Enough! Women Playwrights Confront the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” Theatre Journal 62 (Dec., 2010) 611-626.
“Two Views of Venality in Thatcher’s Britain: Serious Money by Caryl Churchill and A Small Family Business by Alan Ayckbourn, Reading: A Biannual Journal of English Studies 1.2 (October, 2003) 11-21.
“Mary Carr Clarke’s Dramas of Working Women, 1815-1833.” The Journal of American Drama and Theatre 9.3 (Fall, 1997) 24-39.
“Ethnicity and Style in Productions at the Royal Court Theatre, 1956-1966,” Ethnicity and Identity: Global Performance, ed. Ravi Chaturvedi and Brian Singleton. Jaipur: Rawat Publications, 2005: 195-2005.
“Margaret Fuller and the Theatre,” Women’s Contribution to Nineteenth-Century American Theatre. Valencia: University of Valencia Press, 2004: 71-84.
“Political Currents in Caryl Churchill’s Plays at the Turn of the Millennium,” Crucible of Cultures: Anglophone Drama at the Turn of the Millenium. Brussels; New York: Peter Lang, 2002: 57-67.
“Pursuits of Happiness: Comedies by Early American Women.” Cambridge Companion to American Women Playwrights, ed. Brenda Murphy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999: 3-18.
"Systemic Poisons in Churchill's Recent Plays." Essays on Caryl Churchill: Contemporary Representations, ed. Sheila Rabillard. Winnipeg: Blizzard Press, 1998: 159-173.
“Violence and National Identity in Post-Revolutionary American Plays.” III International Conference on American Theatre and Drama, Cadiz, May, 2009.
“The Politics of Happiness in American Plays of the Early National Period.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Richmond, March, 2009.
“Identities and Implications in Out of Joint’s Macbeth.” International Federation for Theatre Research, Helsinki, August, 2006.
“Travelers, Voyagers, Adventurers: Young Women in Plays by Early American Women.” Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS) Biennial Conference, Jaen, Spain, March, 2005.
“Ethnicity and Style in Productions at the Royal Court Theater, 1956-1966.” International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) Annual Conference, Jaipur, India, January, 2003.
“Political Currents in Recent Plays by Caryl Churchill,” Anglophone Drama at the Turn of the Millennium Conference, University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, May, 2001.
“From Actress to Spectator: Eliza Haywood,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Milwaukee, 1999.
“Irish-Americans in Early Working-Class Dramas,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1998.
"Self-Representation in Collaboration: Louisa Medina’s Dramatic Adaptation of Ernest Maltravers." Association for Theatre in Higher Education, New York, 1996.
"'So Gross a Violation of Propriety and Public Decency': Sarah Maria Cornell at the Richmond Hill Theatre, 1833." American Society for Theatre Research, St. Louis, 1995.
"Uses of History in Plays by Early American Women." American Theatre and Drama Society special session, "History in Drama, Drama in History," Modern Language Association, San Diego, 1995.