Matthew S. Biberman

English Courses Recently Taught:

ENGL 304 - 01: Creative Nonfiction(Spring, 2009)
ENGL 562 - 01: Shakespeare(Spring, 2009)
ENGL 314 - 01: British Literature from Shakespeare - Neoclassical Period (Fall, 2008)
ENGL 333 - 01: Shakespeare (Fall, 2008)
ENGL 681 - 30: Seminar in Special Studies (Summer, 2008)
ENGL 314 - 01: British Literature Shakespeare - Neoclassical Period (Spring, 2008)
ENGL 691 - 79: Contemporary Theories of Interpretation (Spring, 2008)
ENGL 105 - 06: Advanced Composition for Freshmen - WC (Fall, 2007)
ENGL 491 - 02: Interpretive Theory: The New Criticism to the Present (Fall, 2007)
ENGL 631 - 20: Renaissance Drama (Summer, 2007)
ENGL 491 - 01: Interpretive Theory: The New Criticism to the Present (Spring, 2007)
ENGL 691 - 01: Contemporary Theories of Interpretation (Spring, 2007)
ENGL 105 - 03: Advanced Composition for Freshmen - WC (Fall, 2006)
ENGL 333 - 01: Shakespeare (Fall, 2006)
ENGL 334 - 75: Shakespeare (Spring, 2006)
ENGL 491 - 01: Interpretive Theory: The New Criticism to the Present (Spring, 2006)

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. from Duke University

Teaching Areas

  • Literary Theory, Creative Writing, Early Modern English Literature, Holocaust Studies

Research Interests

  • Big Sid’s Vincati, New York, NY: Hudson St. Press, 2009. (memoir). Reviewed in the New York Times (Stanley Fish) and featured in the Louisville Courier Journal, The Kansas City Star, The Sacramento Bee, Motorcyclist, WKU-PBS's Mainstreet, Jay Leno’s Garage and Discovery Channel's Cafe Racer.
  • Masculinity, Anti-Semitism and Early Modern English Literature: From the Satanic to the Effeminate Jew. Ashgate Press, 2004. Reviewed in Medieval and Renaissance Drama (by Peter Berek), The Modern Language Review (by Tom Rutter), The Review of English Studies (by B. J. Sokol), Renaissance Quarterly (by Thomas Moisan) and in Year’s Work in English Studies.
  • “Shakespeare After 9/11,” Shakespeare Yearbook XVIII. Volume editors: Matthew Biberman and Julia Reinhard Lupton. Consulting editor: Graham Holderness. Assistant Editor: Ashley Brinkman. Contributors include Jane Bellamy, Harry Berger, Richard Burt, Linda Charnes, Walter A. Davis, Hugh Grady, Julia Lupton, Chris Pyle, Patricia Parker and Slavoj Zizek.

Professional Activities

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa member