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Katherine Gillen is Associate Professor of English at Texas A&M University–San Antonio. She is the author of Chaste Value: Economic Crisis, Female Chastity, and the Production of Social Difference on Shakespeare’s Stage (EUP, 2017) and several essays on race, gender, and economics in early modern drama and Shakespeare appropriation. She is working on a monograph tentatively titled Shakespeare’s Racial Classicism: Whiteness, Slavery, and Humanism, which examines Shakespeare’s use of classical sources within the context of emerging racial capitalism. With Kathryn Vomero Santos and Adrianna M. Santos, she co-founded the Borderlands Shakespeare Colectiva, which has received funding from the Mellon Foundation and the NEH, and is coediting The Bard in the Borderlands: An Anthology of Shakespeare Appropriations en La Frontera (ACMRS Press).

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