Hilda Ma  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Ph.D. English, University at Buffalo
  • M.A. English, University at Buffalo
  • B.A. English, Saint Mary's College
    Magna Cum Laude

Award:

  • Charles Davis Award for Outstanding Presentation - Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (2006)

Fellowships:

  • Gates Millennium Fellowship - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (2001)
  • Irvine Scholar - Irvine Foundation, Saint Mary's College (2000)

Grant:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - Saint Mary's College (2009)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • From Hags to Witches. (paper)
    Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting
    (April 2011)
  • English Literature (to 1700): Timescapes and Landscapes. (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    Annual Convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    (November 2010)
  • "Beggary and Want" of Youth: The Devils of Poverty and Old Age in The Witch of Edmonton. (paper)
    Annual Convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    (November 2010)
  • English Literature (to 1700): Protesting and Preaching. (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    Annual Convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Langauge Association
    (November 2009)
  • Chambers and Wombs: Domestic Identity in Thomas Heywood's A Woman Killed With Kindess. , (paper)
    Annual Conference of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies
    (October 2009)
  • MySpace as ClassSpace: Adapting Social Networks to Course Work. (talk, speech or lecture)
    Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Spring Colloquium, Saint Mary’s College of California
    (April 2009)
  • Shakespeare and Related Topics. (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    Annual Convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    (November 2007)
  • Lavinia as Cadaver: Anatomical Performance and the Shakespearean Stage. (paper)
    Annual Conference of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies
    (February 2007)
  • Dissection and Mutilation: The Tragedy for Women in Titus Andronicus. (paper)
    Annual Convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    (November 2006)
  • Exchanging "Milk for Gall": Humoral Theory and Early Modern Technologies of the Body. (paper)
    Annual Conference of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies
    (December 2005)
  • The Medicalization of "Midnight Hags": Macbeth and Witchcraft in Early Modern England. (paper)
    Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
    (October 2005)
  • Unsex Me Here": Monarchy, Gender, and Politics of the Transgressive Body. (paper)
    Gender Symposium, University at Buffalo
    (April 2005)
  • Make thick my blood": Lady Macbeth and Post-menopausal Witches in Shakespeares Macbeth. (paper)
    Shakespeare Conference
    (April 2004)
  • The Symbolic Power of the Spatial and the Material in Thomas Heywoods A Woman Killed With Kindness. (paper)
    Gender Symposium, University at Buffalo
    (March 2004)
  • A Gentle and No Jew": Jewishness and Unstable Representation in the Early Modern Period. (talk, speech or lecture)
    Niagara University
    (November 2003)

Publications:

  • Ma, Hilda H. "The Medicalization of "Midnight Hags": Perverting Post-menopausal and Political Motherhood in Macbeth ." Staging the Superstitions of Early Modern Europe. Eds. Theile, Verena and McCarthy, Andrew Farnham: Ashgate, 2012
  • Ma, Hilda H. and Zeccardi, Joseph A. "What Would the Dude Do? Deconstructing the Dude." The Big Lebowski and Philosophy. Ed. Fosl, Peter S. Hoboken: Blackwell, 2012. 7-23
  • Ma, Hilda H. "MySpace as ClassSpace: Adapting Online Social Networks to Course Work in Early British Literature Courses." Designs for Learning. Eds. Novakov, Anna and Feito, Jose A. SOFIA: A Journal of Teaching, Learning, and Visual Literacy, 2009
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Moraga, CA 94575
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