Associate Professor Emeritus of English
Marina Leslie retired from the English Department at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. She is the author of Renaissance Utopias and the Problem of History and co-editor with Kathleen Coyne Kelly of Menacing Virgins: Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Her essays appear in such journals as Semiotic Inquiry, Genre, College English, Renaissance/Reformation. During her time at Northeastern, she served on the Executive Board of the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University and co-chaired the Women and Culture in the Early Modern World Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University. She is currently finishing a book manuscript provisionally entitled Begetting Crimes, a study of the criminalization of female productive and reproductive labor in 17th-century English print culture.
- Renaissance Utopias and the Problem of History
- Menacing Virgins: Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (co-edited with Kathleen Kelly)
- “Antipodal Anxieties: Joseph Hall, Richard Brome, Margaret Cavendish, and Cartographies of Gender” in Genre
- Essays in College English, Utopian Studies, and Semiotic Inquiry
Related Schools & Departments
PhD, Yale University