Guests: Dr. Ana Schnellmann and Dr. Kathi Vosevich discuss the value of understanding Shakespeare and the connection to the modern world.
Dr. Ana Schnellmann has been teaching at Lindenwood University since 1995. She holds a BA in English from the College of St. Benedict, a MA in English from Ohio University, a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies from Ohio University, a PhD in English from St. Louis University, and a MA in Art History from Lindenwood University. Dr. Schnellmann has taught in a plethora of settings ranging from prisons to honors classrooms, from community colleges to Lindenwood. In each setting, Dr. Schnellmann uses her experience, passion for teaching, and expertise to guide students to find their voices and unique styles. A self-proclaimed Shakespeare fanatic, Dr. Schnellmann loves reading, reading about, teaching, and talking about all things Shakespeare.
Dr. Kathi Vosevich is Founding Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. She earned her Ph.D. in English, specializing in Shakespeare, with distinction from the University of Denver and her M.A. in English with distinction from St. Louis University, where she also earned her Honors B.A. in English, graduating summa cum laude. She has more than 10 years of senior administration experience and 15 years of teaching experience, as well as over 150 academic and corporate publications, including a monograph on Joseph Heller, a chapter on the Tudor queens, and an award-winning edited textbook. She was also selected to be editor of the Aletheia (one of the nation’s few peer-reviewed journals for undergraduate scholarship) after a nationwide search, and she serves on the executive board of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society. In addition, she has more than 10 years of corporate experience with such companies as Microsoft, Sprint, and Intel.
Gender Roles, Politics, Histories, Tragedies, Comedies, Romance, What is a Good King/Ruler, Marketing, Kenneth Branagh, Human interaction, Strong Female Characters, Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing, Transvestite Plays, The Tempest, Hamlet, Kingship, Richard II, Richard III, Henry V
English Language and Literature
Heidenreich, Don; Vosevich, Kathi; and Schnellmann, Ana, "Shakespeare" (2021). Thinking Aloud. 7.
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