Jeanette Goddard

Assistant Professor
Department of Humanities and Communication
(260) 665-4730 |

Areas of Expertise:

Public Humanities
Genre Studies
Early Modern Literature
British Literature
World Literature
Literary Theory and Criticism

Degrees Earned:

Bachelor of Arts, major in English Secondary Education, minor in Spanish Secondary Education and Music, Calvin College.

Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Work History:

Trine University | Present

  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations:

“Plotting One’s Position in Don Quijote: Literature and the Process of Cognitive Mapping.” Literary Cartographies: Spatiality, Representation, and Narrative. Ed. Robert T. Tally Jr. Palgrave Macmillan. New York, 2014.

“Stages, Sights & Sounds: Measuring Student Engagement and Learning through Multimedia Performance Attendance.” Co-presenter with Dr. Rekha S Rajan. American Evaluation Association Annual Convention (Chicago, November 2015)

“ ‘We All Expect a Gentle Answer, Jew’: Gender, Religion, and Illegitimate Speakers in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.” South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Annual Convention. (San Antonio, November 2012)

“Disobedient Daughters and Desiring Nuns: Subverting Marriage in Gl’ingannati.” Italian Counter-Culture. MLA Annual Convention. (Seattle, January 2012)

“Britomart’s Great Escape: Postponing Resolution in Book Three of The Faerie Queene English II: Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama. South Central Modern Language Association Annual Convention. (Hot Springs, October 2011)

“The Foreign(er) Within: Encountering Others in Don Quijote.” Crossings: Woman/Foreigner/Other. American Comparative Literature Association Annual Convention: World Literature/Comparative Literature. (Vancouver, March 2011). (Also panel co-chair) 

“Security and Violence: Early Modern Comedy’s ‘Safe’ Society.” Comparative Terror / Comparative Security: A Roundtable Discussion. Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Convention: Terror. (Chicago, November 2010).

“Language, Power, and Men’s Clothing: Why (Self) Naming Matters in La vida es sueño and The Roaring Girl.” Comparative Drama Conference: Texts and Presentation. (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, March 2009).

“Counterpoint: Humanities in the Work of the World,” discussant.  Modern Language Association Executive Council Roundtable: Humanities at Work in the World. MLA Annual Convention, (Chicago, December 2007).