Early Modern, Medieval, Pedagogy, Poetry & Poetics, Seventeenth Century, Theory
Drama of the English Renaissance (from Antiquity to the First Civil War)
Intellectual History, esp. the history of Renaissance Humanism and historical affect theory
History of Reading, esp. Protestant Biblical commentary and allegoresis
Sylvester Cruz is a doctoral student in the English department at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He is a third culture adult, having been raised as a dual citizen of both the United States and the Republic of South Africa, and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz. His research interests include the history of education from antiquity into the early modern period, the history of dramatic form, and the historical experience of emotion.
B.A., General Literature, University of California - Santa Cruz