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Rebecca Merrick Rush

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
Bryan Hall 338-B
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. Yale University 2017
B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2010
ENLT 2555: Special Topics
Credits: 3
Usually an introduction to non-traditional or specialized topics in literary studies, (e.g., native American literature, gay and lesbian studies, techno-literacy, Arthurian romance, Grub Street in eighteenth-century England, and American exceptionalism). For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 2599: Special Topics
Credits: 3
Usually an introduction to non-traditional or specialized topics in literary studies, (e.g., native American literature, gay and lesbian studies, techno-literacy, Arthurian romance, Grub Street in eighteenth-century England, and American exceptionalism). For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3110: Literature of the Renaissance
Credits: 3
Surveys sixteenth-century English prose, poetry and drama. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3220: The Seventeenth Century
Credits: 3
Surveys the prose, poetry and drama of the earlier seventeenth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3520: Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3559: New Course in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Renaissance Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 4500: Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary from year to year. Recent examples are `Renaissance Word and Image' and `Masks of Desire.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4520: Seminar in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary from year to year. Recent examples are `Renaissance Word and Image' and `Masks of Desire.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–4
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: third year, fourth year, English major or minor, AAS major or minor.
ENGL 5830: Introduction to World Religions, World Literatures
Credits: 3
An interdisciplinary course that includes the following elements: studies in the textual traditions of particular religions; studies in literary theory; studies in literary traditions; the application of literary theory to studies in religious text traditions; and the application of the history of religions to the study of literary canons.
ENGL 8110: Medieval Transitions to the Renaissance
Credits: 3
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.English and Scottish literature from Chaucer to the sixteenth century.
ENRN 8500: Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
New course in Studies in Renaissance Literature
ENGL 8520: Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
New course in Studies in Renaissance Literature

Best Essay Accepted for Publication. Yale University. 2017.

Robert M. Leylan Dean’s Scholar Award. Yale University. 2015.

Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Yale University. 2015-2016.

H.P. Kraus Fellowship in Early Books and Manuscripts. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. 2014.