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Position
Professor of English
Company
The University of California, Irvine
Location
Irvine CA UNITED STATES
Bio

Julia Lupton is the author or co-author of five books on Shakespeare, including Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology, Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life, and Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life. Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship and an ACLS Fellowship. She is a former Trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America. Her current book project, “Shakespeare’s Virtues,” explores the many capacities developed by Shakespeare’s plays, including hope, courage, trust, and respect. She has taught at UCI since 1989.

 She serves as Associate Dean for Research, School of Humanities, where she supports faculty and graduate student research development. As co-director of the UCI Shakespeare Center, Julia Lupton organizes seminars and lectures for UC Irvine’s New Swan Shakespeare Festival. Julia Lupton also directs Illuminations, a program founded by Chancellor Gillman to provide arts and cultural programming for over 10,000 ticketholders on campus and in the community each year.

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