Jennifer DROUIN

Jennifer DROUIN


Jennifer Drouin is Assistant Professor of English in the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at the University of Alabama. She completed her PhD at McGill University where she then held a postdoctoral fellowship in Digital Humanities with the SSHRC-MCRI “Making Publics” project ( She is currently working on a book entitled Shakespeare in Québec: Nation, Gender, and Adaptation and an online, bilingual critical anthology entitled Shakespeare au/in Québec.



1/ Shakespeare on screen

  • Othello in Québec: Adapting Race and Gender in Une histoire inventée.” Shakespeare on Screen: Othello. Eds. Sarah Hatchuel and Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin. Rouen: Publications des universités de Rouen et du Havre, forthcoming.

2/ Other publications

  • “Diana’s Band: Safe Spaces, Publics, and Early Modern Lesbianism.” Queer Renaissance Historiography: Backward Gaze. Eds. Vin Nardizzi, Stephen Guy-Bray, and Will Stockton. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009. 85-110.
  • “Nationalizing the Bard: Québécois Adaptations of Shakespeare since the Quiet Revolution.” Native Shakespeares: Indigenous Appropriations on a Global Stage. Eds. Craig Dionne and Parmita Kapadia. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008. 105-122.
  • “Cross-Dressing, Drag, and Passing: Slippages in Shakespearean Comedy.” Shakespeare Re-Dressed: Cross-Gender Casting in Contemporary Performance. Ed. James C. Bulman. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2008. 23-56.
  • “Nationalizing Shakespeare in Québec: Theorizing Post-/Neo-/Colonial Adaptation.” Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation 3.1 (Spring 2007): 23 pp. <>
  • Macbeth (1978).” Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare Project. Ed. Daniel Fischlin. 2007. 6 pp. <>
  • “Daughters of the Carnivalized Nation in Jean-Pierre Ronfard’s Shakespearean Adaptations Lear and Vie et mort du Roi Boiteux.” Theatre Research in Canada / Recherches théâtrales au Canada 27.1 (Spring 2006): 10-39.
  • Hamlet-le-Malécite (2004).” Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare Project. Ed. Daniel Fischlin. 2005. 10 pp. <>


Contributions to Shakespeare on Screen in Francophonia

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