Emily Vasiliauskas

Assistant Professor of English
Hollander Hall Rm 108
At Williams since 2015


A.B. Harvard University (2007)
M.Phil. University of Cambridge, Trinity College (2008)
M.A. Warburg Institute (2009)
Ph.D. Princeton University (2015)


Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

ENGL 201(S)


ENGL 228 / COMP 230(S)

The Renaissance in England and the European Continent: Self and World

ENGL 319 / COMP 354(F)

The Literary Afterlife

ENGL 337

The Social Life of Renaissance Poetry

Scholarship/Creative Work

Antony and Cleopatra and the Art of Dying” (under review)

“Mortal Knowledge: Akrasia in English Renaissance Tragedy,” in Politics and Aesthetics in European Baroque and Classicist Tragedy (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 221-38

“The Outmodedness of Shakespeare’s Sonnets,” ELH 82 (2015), 759-87

“All’s Well That Ends,” The Cambridge Quarterly 44 (2015), 171-77

“Immortal Beloved,” The Cambridge Quarterly 42 (2013), 79-87

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Francis Bacon Foundation Fellowship, Huntington Library

Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University

Brewer Hall Poetry Prize, University of Cambridge

Marshall Scholarship

Bowdoin Prize for English Composition, Harvard University

Captain Jonathan Fay Prize, Harvard University

Current Committees

  • Committee on Educational Affairs