Elizabeth Oldman

Senior Lecturer

Phone:
(305) 284-5366
Locator Code:
4632

 
About

Elizabeth Oldman is a graduate of Barnard College (B.A., English), Yale University (M.A., English), and New York University (Ph.D., English), and has studied at Leiden University and The Hague. Her research interests include Renaissance literature, the history of law and political thought, the literature and philosophy of war, gender studies, and the intersection of literature and the visual arts. In 2011, she was invited to become an honorary member of the University of Miami’s chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society, in acknowledgment of her outstanding teaching and support of the undergraduate community.  She was the 2008 recipient of The Josephine Louise Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Newcomb Student Body at Tulane University, where she was Visiting Assistant Professor in Early Modern British Literature from 2006-2009. Her recent essays include “Milton, Grotius, and the Law of War in Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes” (Studies in Philology, 2007), and “Milton’s Tenure of Kings and Magistrates and Eikonoklastes: Illegitimate monarchy and legally-sanctioned king-killing” (Law, Culture and the Humanities, 2012).

Career

Education

Ph.D. English New York University
English Yale University
B.A. English Barnard College

Honors & Acknowledgements

Honorary member of the University of Miami’s chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society
2008 recipient of The Josephine Louise Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Newcomb Student Body at Tulane University
She was the 2008 recipient of The Josephine Louise Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Newcomb Student Body at Tulane University, where she was Visiting Assistant Professor in Early Modern British Literature from 2006-2009
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Renaissance literature, the history of law and political thought, the literature and philosophy of war, gender studies, and the intersection of literature and the visual arts

Publications

Elizabeth Oldman "“Milton, Grotius, and the Law of War in Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes”" Studies in Philology (2007).


Elizabeth Oldman "“Milton’s Tenure of Kings and Magistrates and Eikonoklastes: Illegitimate monarchy and legally-sanctioned king-killing"" Law, Culture and the Humanities (2012).