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Interests

My interests include Shakespeare, early modern drama, editing, women’s writing and drama, adaptation, film and memory studies, and I welcome applications from doctoral students in these areas.

Research Statement

 Ramona Wray is Reader in English Literature.

 She is the author of Women Writers of the Seventeenth Century (Plymouth: Northcote House, 2004), reissued by Liverpool University Press in 2018, and the co-author of Great Shakespeareans: Welles, Kurosawa, Kozintsev, Zeffirelli (London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013), issued in paperback in 2015.

She is the editor of the Arden Early Modern Drama edition of Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedy of Mariam (London and New York: Methuen Drama, 2012).

She is also the co-editor of and contributor to the following essay collections: Shakespeare and Ireland: History, Politics, Culture (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997), Shakespeare, Film, Fin de Siècle (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000), Reconceiving the Renaissance: A Critical Reader (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005), Screening Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006) and The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011).

Her articles have appeared in such journals as Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Critical Survey, Early Theatre, European Spectator, Literature/Film Quarterly, Memory Studies, Shakespeare, Shakespeare Bulletin, Shakespeare Quarterly, Shakespeare Survey and Women’s Writing.

She was the Co-I of the AHRC Network project, ‘Memory and Community in Early Modern Britain’ (2012-2014), and is co-editor of one of the project’s outputs, a special issue of the journal, Memory Studies (2018).

She has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for the project, 'A Literary Biography of Elizabeth Cary, Lady Tanfield (1585/6-1639)'.

Teaching

Stage One Literature; Introduction to Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature; Shakespeare on Screen; MA in Literary Studies.

In 2016, she was nominated for the SU Prize for the most Inspiring / Motivating Teacher and the QUB Student Nominated Teaching Award. In 2018, she was again nominated for the SU Prize for the most Inspiring / Motivating Teacher.

Achievements

 Queen’s University Belfast Teaching Award (2006); Director and Trustee of the British Shakespeare Association (2009-2017); Belfast Ambassador Award (2017); Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2001).

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Projects 2012 2014

R1135ENG: Connected Communities

Wray, R.

01/08/201231/10/2014

Project: Research

Research Output 1997 2019

'Henry V' after the War on Terror

Wray, R., 15 Jan 2019, (Accepted) In : Shakespeare Survey. 72, 15 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

War on Terror

The Comedies on Screen

Wray, R., 29 Mar 2019, (Accepted) The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Screen . Jackson, R. (ed.). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Memory Studies: Special Issue: Memory and Community in Early Modern England

Chedgzoy, K. (ed.), Graham, E. (ed.), Wray, R. (ed.) & Hodgkin, K. (ed.), 23 Jan 2018, 1 ed. London and Los Angeles: Sage. 128 p.

Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

1 Citation (Scopus)

Researching Memory in Early Modern Studies

Chedgzoy, K., Graham, E., Hodgkin, K. & Wray, R., 01 Jan 2018, In : Memory Studies . 11, 1, p. 5-20 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
methodology
memorial
evidence
Values
time
Open Access
File
father
writer
Spain
monastic order
seventeenth century

Prizes

Belfast Ambassador Award, 2017

Ramona Wray (Recipient), 16 Nov 2017

Prize: National/international honour

municipal council
diplomat
Tourism

Leverhulme Research Fellowship

Ramona Wray (Recipient), 01 May 2019

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Research

Nominee, National Teaching Fellowship Scheme

Ramona Wray (Recipient), 14 Jun 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Teaching

Teaching Award, Queen's University Belfast

Ramona Wray (Recipient), 15 Jun 2006

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Teaching

Activities 1995 2019

Shakespeare on Screen in the Digital Era, University of Montpellier

Ramona Wray (Speaker)
26 Sep 201928 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Shakespeare Association of America, Washington DC

Ramona Wray (Participant)
17 Apr 201920 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Peer reviewer, Rowman and Littlefield/Lexington Books (Publisher)

Ramona Wray (Peer reviewer)
14 Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Endorser, University of Nebraska Press (Publisher)

Ramona Wray (Peer reviewer)
11 Jun 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Radical Mischief: A Conference Inviting Experiment in Theatre, Thought and Politics

Ramona Wray (Participant)
20 Jul 201821 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Thesis

Colour in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

Author: Bingham, S. L., Nov 2018

Supervisor: Wray, R. (Supervisor) & Lamb, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy