Blankenau, Dr. Katherine

Blankenau, Dr. Katherine
Title: Assistant Professor of English
Department: Arts and Humanities
Office: Bede 320
Phone: 605-668-1323

Department: English

Degrees Held:
PhD in English literature, Northwestern University, 2021
MA in English literature, Southern Methodist University, 2014
BA in English, BSc in Journalism, University of Kansas, 2011

Katherine Blankenau is an Assistant Professor of English. Her research interests include Early Modern British literature, Shakespeare, and journalism in/as literature.


"From Plays Within to Players Without: Theatrical hospitality in Hamlet and Sir Thomas More," English Literary Renaissance (ELR), 52.2 (2022).

"Playing the Porter in The Fairie Queene," Spenser Review, 52.2 (2022).

"'As well by the English as by the strangers': Performing a multicultural London in The Magnificent Entertainment," The London Journal, 47.1 (2022).