Melissa J. Rack (English) is a PhD candidate in Early Modern Studies. Her research interests include New Formalism, late 16th century Humanism, the evolution of the Early Modern lyric, secular ethics, Early Modern poetics, Hellenistic and Late Augustan poetry, and genre studies. She is currently writing a dissertation that seeks to define the cultural and aesthetic project of neotericism in the early modern epyllia.
Posts by Melissa Rack:
- “Outing” Plan B
- Marco Graduate Student Spotlight: Meghan Holmes Worth
- Graduate Fellows: Leah Giamalva and Meghan Holmes-Worth
- Marco Graduate Student Spotlight: Leah Giamalva
- Knowledge for Free?: The Legacy of Aaron Swartz
- Middle English Poetry: Reviving the Oral Tradition
- Speaking English to Smart People: Grant Writing in the Humanities
- 2012 Marco News
- Cookies, Donuts, Extra Credit: The Answer?
- Teaching Beowulf