Raymond Lurie, MA, MPhil
Raymond Lurie has been teaching at Sacred Heart University since 2010. Before that, he taught in 13 different departments and programs at Yale University; Wesleyan University (College of Letters); Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris; the American University of Paris (History, Comparative Literature); Université de Genève (English); staff member of the St. Thomas More Project at Yale University.
Degrees and Certifications
- BA Yale University
- MA University of Toronto
- MPhil Yale University
- Western European History
Research Interests & Grants
English and continental Reformations, English Civil War, Tudor-Stuart history, the use of literary texts for historical study, Middle English and Early Modern English literature (especially Elizabethan and Stuart drama).
Honors, Awards & Fellowship
Raymond Lurie has received the Folger Institute Fellowship (Folger Shakespeare Library), a University Fellowship and the Thomas B. Enders Fellowship from Yale University, the Connaught Scholarship from the University of Toronto, a Resident Junior Fellowship and a Frederick Hudd Fellowship from Massey College in the University of Toronto, and election to membership of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta.
Publications and Presentations
“Homer’s Art of War.” The Spoken Word. Westport Public Library, Westport, CT, 1 May 2007.
“Shakespeare in Film: Women and Witches in Macbeth.” Celebrate Shakespeare. Westport Public Library, Westport, CT, 27 April 2006.
“Conﬂict, Justice and Power in the Trial Scene of Webster’s White Devil.” In Voices of Power: Co-operation and Conﬂict in English Language and Literatures. Edd. Marc Maufort and Jean-Pierre van Noppen. Liège: L3—Liège Language and Literature, English Department, Université de Liège, for the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education, 1997. Pp. 105-15.
“Conﬂict, Justice and Power in the Trial Scene of Webster’s White Devil.” Power Cooperation and Conﬂict in English Language & Literatures, conference sponsored by the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, 29 Nov.-1 Dec. 1995.
“Edmund Dudley and Figurations of Political Discourse.” Troisième Cycle, English Department, Medieval Sector, Céligny (Geneva), Switzerland, 6 June 1990.
“Some Ideas of the Commonwealth in Early Modern England.” In Reformation, Humanism, and “Revolution.” Papers Presented at the Folger Institute Seminar, “Political Thought in the Henrician Age, 1500-1550,” Directed by John Guy, 1984. Ed. Gordon J. Schochet with Patricia E. Tatspaugh and Carol Brobeck. Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the Folger Institute Center for the History of British Political Thought. Washington, D.C.: Folger Institute, Folger Shakespeare Library, 1990). Pp. 293-306.
“Glossary.” In More, Thomas. Debellation of Salem and Bizance. Ed. John Guy et al. Vol. 10 of The Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988. Pp. 437-63.