Dr. Emily Oliver


Dr Emily Oliver joined the English Department at King’s College in November 2013 as Postdoctoral Research Associate for Beyond Enemy Lines. She has previously taught at the University of Birmingham, and as International Courses Lead Practitioner at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon. Having completed all her secondary education in Germany, Emily graduated with a BA in Drama and Creative Writing from Royal Holloway (University of London) in 2007. She gained an MA in Shakespeare Studies (2009) and a PhD on Shakespeare and German Reunification (2013) from the Shakespeare Institute (University of Birmingham). Her work within the current project focuses on the reception of British, American and German literature, theatre and film in the press immediately after the Second World War.

Dr. Emily Oliver's Publications

  • “The Director’s Cut: Interview with Claus Peymann,” trans. Emily Oliver. Richard II, The RSC Shakespeare, ed. Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen.
  • “Julius Caesar” and “Timon of Athens”, in Year of Shakespeare: Reliving the World Shakespeare Festival
  • “Reasoning the Need: Shakespeare Performance in Reunified Berlin.” Renaissance Shakespeare – Shakespeare Renaissances: Proceedings of the 9th World Shakespeare Congress
  • “Shakespeare und die Wende” (“Shakespeare and German Reunification”). Shakespeare unter den Deutschen (Shakespeare among the Germans)