Rebekah BALE

Assistant Professor

PhD in English Literature, SUNY Albany, New York, United States
MPhil in Comparative Literature, University of Hong Kong
BA (hons.) in English Literature and Linguistics, University of Westminster, London, UK.

Courses Taught 

Introduction to Literature
English Writing
Shakespeare
Modernist Fiction
Romantics and Romantic Skeptics

Research Interests 

Shakespeare and adaptations
Literature and film

Publications

Bale, R. and Ngan, H. “Asian Shakespeare Tourism.” Shakespeare and Tourism. Ed. R. Ormsby and V. Pye: Oxford: Rouledge (forthcoming 2020)

Bale R. (2017). "“Un Théâtre d’Intervention”: Two Congolese Adaptations of Shakespeare". Shakespeare en devenir- Les Cahiers de La Licorne - Shakespeare en devenir N°12 - 2017. Publié en ligne le 20 décembre 2017. URL: http://shakespeare.edel.univ-poitiers.fr/index.php?id=1098

Bale R. (2017). Review - https://africainwords.com/2017/06/26/caine-prize-shortlist-reviews-part-1-the-story-of-the-girl-whose-birds-flew-away-by-bushra-al-fadil/

Bale, R. (2016). La Délinquance Idéologique: Sony Labou Tansi and the Political Love Story of Romeo and Juliet. International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies. 4(4), 164-171. Retrieved from www.eltsjournal.org

Bale, R. (2011) Shakespeare in Africa. Retrieved from http://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Shakespeare_in_Africa

Selected Conference Presentations

“Appropriating the Darkness: Scandi-Noir and Macbeth” Shakespeare Association of America (Washington D.C.) 2019

«La Délinquance Idéologique»: Sony Labou Tansi and the Political Love Story of Romeo and Juliet. The International Shakespeare Conference, (Cheongju, Korea) 2017

“Shakespeare and the Politics of Location: A Kongolese Hamlet” European Shakespeare Research Association (Gdansk) 2017

«La Délinquance Idéologique»: Sony Labou Tansi and the Political Love Story of Romeo and Juliet. North Eastern MLA (Baltimore) 2016

‘“Un Theatre d’ Intervention”: Sony Labou Tansi’s ‘The Red and White Revival of Romeo and Juliet’. Shakespeare Association of America (St Louis) 2014

‘The Place of the Spirit and the Spirit of the Place: An Analysis of an African Hamlet.’ Shakespeare Association of America (Boston) 2012