Elizabeth E. Tavares, PhD

Shakespeare & Repertory

Mentorship

  • Prizes
    McCarthy, Dana. 'Humor Me on This: The Impact of Comedy in a University Setting' (ENGW 180, Spring 2018). 1st place ($150 prize plus publication in PLUM), 2019 Pacific University Awards in College Writing.
    Bush, Kymberlin. '"The Sweetest Savor": Active Male Penetrators and Societal Anxieties in Arthurian Legend' (ENGL 323, Fall 2018). 2nd place ($50 prize), 2019 Pacific University Awards in Literary Scholarship.
    Ballou, Sienna. 'The Sacrifice of the Poet in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' (ENGL 323, Spring 2017). 1st place ($150 prize plus publication in PLUM), 2018 Pacific University Awards in Literary Scholarship.
    Elder, Riley. '"Knowledge is Not for Knowing": Criticisms of Empiricism in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia' (ENGL 340, Fall 2016). 1st place ($150 prize plus publication in PLUM), 2017 Pacific University Awards in Literary Scholarship.
    Elliot, Charli. 'Plastic Paradise: Environment and Implication in William Shakespeare's As You Like It' (ENGL 340, Fall 2016). Honorable mention, 2017 Pacific University Awards in Literary Scholarship.
  • Presentations
    Bush, Kymberlin. "'The Sweetest Savor': Active Male Penetrators and Societal Anxieties in Arthurian Legend." All-Ireland Conference of Undergraduate Research (AICUR), University of Limerick, Limerick, UK, 28 Mar. 2019.
    Nelson, Em. 'Bringing Morals to the Table: English Medieval Leadership from "Beowulf" to "Sir Gawain"'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL), Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 23 Mar. 2019.
    Riper, Kyle. 'Them’s Flyting Words: The Boundaries of Acceptable Affronts in Medieval Poetry'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL), Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 23 Mar. 2019.
    Stewart, Riley. 'The Original Scarlet Letter: Flyting, Green Girdles, and Medieval Order in England'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL), Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 23 Mar. 2019.
    Bush, Kymberlin. '"We’ll cook him up in a stew': Stepmothers and Primogeniture in the Brothers Grimm’s "The Juniper Tree"'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (NUCH), North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 3 Nov. 2018.
    Riper, Kyle. '"Wisdom and Blood Combating": Humoral Theory and Violence in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Julius Caesar'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (NUCH), North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 3 Nov. 2018.
    Ballou, Sienna. 'The Sacrifice of the Poet in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL), University of Portland, Portland, OR, 24 Mar. 2018.
    Dolgin, Tailor. 'Detection and Deduction: A study in the history of Sherlock Holmes'. Undergraduate Research Conference (PU2RC), Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, 14 Nov. 2017.
    Ballou, Sienna. 'The Dichotomy of Life and Death and Its Effect on Nell in The Old Curiosity Shop'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (NUCH), North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 4 Nov. 2017.
    Riper, Kyle. 'Hero's Epitaph: Penance and the Politics of Editorial Emendation in William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (NUCH), North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 4 Nov. 2017.
    Elder, Riley. '"Knowledge is Not for Knowing": Criticisms of Empiricism in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia'. Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL), University of Portland, Portland, OR, 25 Mar. 2017.
  • Internships
    Stewart, Riley. MFA Residency Intern. Pacific University, Winter 2018.
    Riper, Kyle. Research Intern. Orphic Theatre, Winter 2019.
    Bush, Kymberlin. Social Media Intern. Silk Road Review, AY 2018-19.
    Zmuda, Alexis. Acting Intern. Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, Summer 2018.
    Addison, Kia. Oregon Book Awards Intern. Literary Arts, Spring 2018.
    Ballou, Sienna. @LiteraryArts Event Intern. Literary Arts, Spring 2018.
    Stewart, Riley. Community Outreach Intern. State Representative Susan McLain, Democratic Party of Oregon, Spring 2018.
    Riper, Kyle. MFA Residency Intern. Pacific University, Winter 2017.
    Dolgin, Tailor. @LiteraryArts Event Intern. Literary Arts, Fall 2017.
    Ballou, Sienna. MFA Residency Intern. Pacific University, Summer 2017.
    Dixon, Elise. Acting Intern. Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, Summer 2017.
  • Publications
    Riper, Kyle. '"Round about her tomb they go": Editorial Emendation in Much Ado About Nothing'. Sigma Tau Delta Review 16 (2019): 176-81.
  • Theses supervised
    Riper, Kyle. '"Strike old griefs into other countries': The Editing of Grief and Mourning in Early Modern English Drama'. BA thesis, Pacific University, 2019 (projected).
    Ballou, Sienna. 'Tables, Legs, and Gestural Curves: Embodiment and the Victorian Novel'. BA thesis, Pacific University, 2018.
    Dolgin, Tailor. '"Being dead does little for one's acumens": Fanfiction, Affect Theory, and Sherlock Holmes'. BA thesis, Pacific University, 2018.
    Elder, Riley. '"Even if everything were to fall from under me, I would still prevail": The Phenomenology of Literary Impressionism in Heinrich von Kleist'. BA thesis, Pacific University, 2018.
  • Placements
    Recent advisees have gone on to pursue graduate studies in literature, theatre, and education, having been accepted to
    • Boston College
    • McGill University
    • Portland State University
    • SUNY-Buffalo
    • University of California, Santa Cruz
    • University of Illinois, Chicago
    • University of Maryland
    • University of Minnesota