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DegreesBoston University, Ph.D.
Boston University, M.A.
Bennington College, B.A.
ExpertiseMedieval and early modern literature and culture, British and European. Poetry, including American. Travel writing and the history of New World encounters. History of science and knowledge. Utopia and science fiction. Creative writing.
ProfileProfessor Campbell's research interests at present include 1) the early-modern history of dreams and dream theory in the Atlantic world, in light of developments in representation (including poetry and fiction) and natural philosophy or science; 2) utopia and science fiction, past and present, 3) the cultural history of encounter and empire, 4) intersections of literary studies with ecological and climate change, animal studies. Webpage
|ENG||19a||Introduction to Creative Writing|
|ENG||123a||Dream Visions: Genre, History, and the Mysterious|
|ENG||128a||Alternative Worlds: Modern Utopian Texts|
|ENG||157b||American Women Poets|
|ENG||202a||Thomas Malory: Fiction before Novels|
|ENG||233b||Early Modern Knowledges|
Awards and Honors
Norman Fund Faculty Research Travel Award (Brandeis University) (2015)
Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellowship at the Newberry Library, Chicago (2014)
Norman Fund Research Award (2012 - 2013)
Norman Fund Research Travel Grant (2011)
Research Fellowship, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (continued) (2004)
Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Fellowship (2003)
Guggenheim Fellowship (2003)
Research Fellowship at the Maz Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin) (2003)
James Russell Lowell Prize by the Modern Languages Association for an Outstanding Book of Literary Criticism (2000 - 2001)
Poetry Writing Grant from the Peter Reed Foundation (2000 - 2001)
Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship from the Humanities Research Center at Texas A University (2000 - 2001)
National Humanities Center (1997 - 1998)
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (1995 - 1996)
Michael L. Walzer 56 Award for Teaching Excellence (1993)
Kermit H. Perlmutter Award for Teaching Excellence (1992)
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship (1990 - 1991)
Runner up, Norma Faber First Book Award, Poetry Society of America (1990)
Barnard New Women Poets Prize (1988)
Mellon Fellowship (1985 - 1987)
"Sexual Terrorist". Campbell, Mary Baine (author, lyric); Performer: Laurie Amat with FLOS (Stefano Castagna and Luca Formentini). 2016. (forthcoming)
Campbell, Mary Baine. "'Shyly/ as a big sister I would yearn'." Two Arts, Fat and Thin: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as Poet. Ed. Jason Edwards. punctum books (Queer Aisthesis series), 2014 (forthcoming)
Campbell, Mary Baine. "'Those two green children which Nubrigensis speaks of in his time, that fell from heaven,' or The Origins of Science Fiction." Medieval Science Fiction. Ed. Kears, Carl and James Paz. Boydell and Brewer/Kings College London Medieval Studies, 2014 (forthcoming)
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Telling Dreams: Oneiric Circulation in Early Modern 'New France'." Travel, Agency and the Circulation of Knowledge. Ed. Gesa Mackenthun. Muenster [Germany] and New York: Waxman, 2014 (forthcoming)
Campbell, Mary Baine (trans. with Daniel Bequemot). "L'histoire du 'rêve'." Bulletin de la Societe francaise pour l'histoire des sciences humaines 32. (2008). (forthcoming)
Poetry reading. By Mary Baine Campbell. author/performer Campbell, Mary Baine. "School of Night" reading series, Perlman Lounge, Brandeis University, March 5, 2015.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Introduction." A Lucent Fire: New and Selected Poems. Ed. Author: Patricia Spears Jones. Buffalo, NY: White Pine Press, 2015
Campbell, Mary Baine. “The Bridge” and “Sandcastle”. 2015. Poem [UK literary journal] 2:2, (two poems).
Poetry reading, with John Engstrom. By Mary Baine Campbell, John Engstrom. reader/author Campbell, Mary Baine. Gloucester Writers Center, May 1, 2013.
Poetry reading: "Pandas in Trees," "Who fed this muse". By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Reader Campbell, Mary Baine. University of York [UK], February 13, 2014.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Gender, Colonialism and the Queernes of Dreams: SEventeenth-Century Dreamwork." Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies special issue, "Devotion and Intellectual Labor," ed. Joanna Picciotto. 44:1 (Winter, 2014) (2014): 187-213.
Poetry Reading for Salt Anthology: Women's Work. performed poems by myself and by Marilyn Hacker, from Salt anthology Campbell, Mary Baine. Poets' House, New York, NY, Sept. 22, 2012.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "The Inner Eye: Early Modern Dreaming and Dismebodied Sight." Dreams, Dreamers and Visions: The Early Modern Atlantic World. Ed. Ann Marie Plane and Leslie Tuttle. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013
Campbell, Mary Baine. "[untitled]." Rev. of New Worlds Reflected: Travel and Utopia in the Early Modern Period, by Chloe Houston, ed.. Journal of Early Modern History vol. 16:4/5 2012: 431-433.
Campbell, Mary Baine. Poems: "Uses of the Imperative," "Money," "Sexual Terrorist," "Warning: Nuclear Waste Dump" (rpt. from Campbell, The World, the Flesh and Angels). 2013. Robert D. Maria, College Handbook of Creative Writing (2nd ed.), Cengage, (poems).
Campbell, Mary Baine. ""Beast Men and the End of Difference: Retif de la Bretonne's Decouverte Australe"." Etudes Retiviennes vol. 43. Trans. Camille Van Den Burghe. (2011): 137-148.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Forward." A Knights' Legacy: Mandeville and Mandevillian Lore in Early Modern England. Ed. Ladan Niayesh. Manchester [UK]: Manchester University Press,, 2011
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Speedy Messengers: Fiction, Cryptography, SpaceTravel and Francis Godwin's 'The Man in the Moone'." Yearbook of English Studies (special issue: "Travel and Prose Fiction in Early Modern England" (annual serial). 41:1 (2011): 190-204.
Campbell, Mary Baine/ ID450 Collective. "“Writing the Plural: Sexual Fantasies,” anthology of experimental writings for “Honoring Eve: A Special Issue on the Work of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick," ed. Erin Murphy and J. Keith Vincent .." Criticism 52. 2 (2011): 293-307.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Artificial Men": Alchemy, Transubstantiation and the Homunculus." Republics of Letters (in Arcades Project, Stanford University), special issue "Between Experience and Experiment" 1. 2 (2010)
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Immaterial Objects: Things in Dreams." Exemplarium Vol. 22. No. 2 (2010): 157-7
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Spiritual Quest and Social Space." Oxford Medieval Handbook. 2010 ed. Ed. Elaine Traherne and Greg Walker. Oxford, New York, et al.: Oxford University Press, 2010
Campbell, Mary Baine. "review." Rev. of Gender and the Garden in Early Modern English Literature, by Jennifer Munroe. Configurations vol. 17:3 Fall, 2009: 331-333.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "review." Rev. of The German Discovery of the World: Renaissance Encounters with the Marvelous, by Christine Johnson. Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory vol. 10:2 2010: 151-154.
"For Gaza: A Night of Readings and Conversation". By myself, and Palestinian and Israeli poets Darwish and Amichai. performer/author Campbell, Mary Baine. Longfellow House (Cambridge), ad hoc, organized by Fred Marchant and Askold Melnyczuk, January 30, 2009.
"Pandas in Trees". By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Reader-actor Campbell, Mary Baine, with Carolyn Williams. Public memorial for Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, CUNY Graduate Center (NYC), September 26, 2009.
Writing the Plural. By ID450. reader, writer Campbell, Mary Baine. Symposium: Honoring Eve, at Boston University, ID450 Collective, October 31, 2009.
poetry reading from my recent work. By n/a. author/performer Campbell, Mary Baine. Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge MA, n/a, October 14, 2008.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "'Asia, Africa, Abyssinia: Writing and Finding the Land of Prester John'." Travel Writing, Form and Empire: The Poetics and Politics of Mobility. vol. n/a Ed. Paul Smethurst and Julkia Kuehn. London: Routledge, 2009
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Afterword "One Reader Reading"." The Book of Travels: Genre, Itinerary, Ethnology, and Pilgrimage from 1250-1700. 2009 ed. vol. n/a Ed. Palmira Brunett. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009
Campbell, Mary Baine. "review." Rev. of The Representation of the Overseas World in the de Bry Collection of Voyages, 1590-1634, by Michiel van Groesen. Renaissance Quarterly vol. 62:3 2009: 910-912.
Campbell, Mary Baine. Women's Work: Modern Women Poets Writing in English. 2009. Seren Press, Bridgend [Wales]. (two poems, anthologized).
Campbell, Mary Baine. ""Dreaming, Motion, Meaning: Oneiric Transport in Seventeenth Century Europe"." Reading the Early Modern Dream: The Terrors of the Night. first ed. Ed. Katharine Hodgkin, Michelle O¿Callaghan and Susan Wiseman. London: Routledge, 2008. 15-30 and 144-148 (Notes).
Campbell, Mary Baine. "¿The Sorceror and the Priest: Wandering Souls in Canadian Forests, 1634¿." Points of Arrival: Travel in Time, Space and the Self/Zielpunkte: Unteregs in Zeit, Raum und Selbst. Ed. Marion Gymnich, Ansgur Nuenning, Vera Nuenning and Elisabeth Waghall Nivre. Tuebingen, Germany: Francke Verlag, 2008. 49-60.
Campbell, Mary Baine (with Lorraine Daston, Arnold I. Davison, John Forrester and Simon Goldhill). "Enlightenment Now : Concluding Reflections on Knowledge and Belief." Common Knowledge 13. 2-3 (2007): 429-450.
Campbell, Mary Baine. ""Les Élections Américaines de 2006: Des enjeux nationaux eux aussi fondamentaux, une victoire démocrate¿et peut-être progressiste. "." Utopie Critique : Revue internationale pour l'autogestion vol. 40. n/a Trans. Laurent Loty. (2007): 99-103.
Campbell, Mary Baine. ""Travel and Its Theory"." The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing, ed. Peter Hulme and Tim Youngs. (2002): 261-278. Transatlantic Literary Studies: A Reader [not a journal]. first ed. vol. n/a Ed. Susan Manning and Andrew Taylor. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Article: Meditations on 'Meditation for a Savage Child', pp. 50-59 in Adrienne Rich: A Symposium." Field: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics 77. Fall (2007): 50-59.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "The Dreaming Body: Cartesian Psychology, Enlightenment Anthropology, and the Jesuits in Québec." The Anthropology of the Enlightenment. vol. n/a Ed. Larry Wolff. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Waste/Not: The Art of Gathering What Remains (keynote address)." Utopian Spaces/Utopian Places. Brandeis University, Waltham MA. March 9, 2007.
Campbell, Mary Baine (with Marilyn Hacker and Scott Verner). "Questions still unanswered on The Path to 9/11." The Guardian September 16, 2006: Letters n/a.
Campbell, Mary Baine, trans. Catherine Pierre. "III. Tourment." Poezibao n/a: In "anthologie permanente" of this website. 22 February 2006 (2006): n/a <http://poezibao.typepad.com/poezibao/2006/02/anthologie_perm_21.html>.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Busy Bees: Utopia, Dystopia and the Very Small." Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 36. 3 (2006): 539-560.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Hédelin d'Aubignac, Des Satyres brutes, monstres et démons (1627)." Rev. of Des Satyres brutes, monstres et démons (1627), by Hédelin d'Aubignac, ed. Gilles Banderier. Renaissance Quarterly vol. 59:1 Spring, 2006: 2 pp..
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Literature." The Cambridge History of Science, vol. 3: Early Modern Science. first ed. Ed. Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park (general eds. David C. Lindberg and Ronald L. Numbers). Cambridge [UK] and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 756-772.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Utopia Now." Spaces of Utopia 1. 2 (2006): <http://ler.letras.up.pt/uploads/ficheiros/74_10.pdf>.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "What Are Dreams? Body, Abstraction and Utopia in Early Modern Europe (long version)." Revisioning the Future: Perspectives on Gender Studies. Braunschweig Technical University, Braunschweig, Germany. May 4-6, 2006.
Campbell, Mary Baine. "Forward (expanded and revised from "Wrath, Order, Paradise," in Hawkins and Jacoff, eds., The Poet's Dante, 2001)." Paradiso (of Dante Alighieri). first ed. vol. n/a Ed. Sandow Birk and Marcus Sanders (illustrator and translator). San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2005. xv-xxiv.
Campbell,Mary Baine. Will attach seperately, too bulky for this form. Various, 2004.
Campbell,Mary Baine. Trouble (poetry). Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2003.
Campbell,Mary Baine. Wonder and Science: Imagining Worlds in Early Modern Europe. Cornell University Press, 1999.
Campbell,Mary Baine, co-ed. Mark Rollins. Begetting Images: Studies in the Art and Science of Symbol Production. New York & Bern: Peter Lang, 1989.
Campbell,Mary Baine. The World, the Flesh, and Angels (poetry). Beacon Press, 1989.
Campbell,Mary Baine. The Witness and the Other World: Exotic European Travel Writing 400-1600. Cornell University Press, 1988.