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Dianne Dugaw

Dianne Dugaw

Office: 458 PLC
Hours: Wednesday 12:00-3:00 pm, or by appointment
Phone: (541) 346-1496

Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 1982

Research Areas:

  • Early Modern British literature (17th and 18th Centuries)
  • Anglo-American folklore and culture, especially folk song
  • Gender and women’s studies

Courses Taught:

  • Folklore and Literature
  • Folklore and Mythology of Britain
  • Restoration and 18th-Century Literature
  • Introduction to Research: Fieldwork and Archives
  • Anglo-American Ballad and Folk Song
  • Women Writers
  • Introduction to Prose Narrative
  • Introduction to the English Major — 1600-1800


  • Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850 Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1989
    paperback edition, Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1996 
  • The Anglo-American Ballad: A Folklore Casebook New York; Garland Publishing, 1995
  • “Deep Play” – John Gay and the Invention of Modernity Newark, Delaware and London; University of Delaware Press, 2001

Professional Memberships:

  • American Folklore Society
  • Western States Folklore Society
  • American Society for 18th-Century Studies
  • Northwest Society for 18th-Century Studies
  • Modern Language Association


  • Frequent vocal and instrumental performance of Anglo-American traditional music and music from the early modern era.


Link to Dr. Dugaw’s English Department web page

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