Ph.D., McGill University (expected 2021)
M.A., Queen’s University (2017)
B.A. (Hon.), Queen’s University (2016)
Masculinity in restoration drama; 17th and 18th-century adaptations of Shakespeare; gender and theatre; John Dryden; Castrati in 17th-century Europe
Nathan Richards-Velinou is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at McGill University. His doctoral research explores how masculinity was performed and represented on the Restoration stage. His dissertation focuses, in particular, on adaptations of Shakespeare's work by playwrights such as John Dryden, William Davenant, and Colley Cibber.