Dr Ursula Potter
PhD, University of Sydney
Associate Investigator, ARC Centre for the History of Emotions
- Parenting and education in early modern drama
- Greensickness (the disease of virgins)
- Female adolescent health and Protestant reform
- Interpreting Adolescent Fears in Early Modern Daughters
- The role of religion in eating disorders today
- "Navigating the Dangers of Female Puberty in Renaissance Drama"
Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 Volume 53.2. Spring 2013, pages 421-439
- 'No Terence phrase: his tyme and myne are twaine': Erasmus, Terence, and Censorship in the Tudor Classroom
The Classics in the Medieval and Renaissance Classroom
eds. Juanita Feros Ruys, John O. Ward, and Melanie Heyworth
- 2012 The Trauma of Puberty for Daughters in Godly Households,
The British World Conference, University of Southern Queensland,
- 2009 ‘Pubertal process and green-sickness in Renaissance drama:
a form fruste of anorexia nervosa?’ Australasian Psychiatry Vol 17, No. 5.
- 2008 ‘Elizabethan Drama and The Instruction of a Christian Woman by
Juan Luis Vives’, What Nature Does Not Teach: Didactic Literature in the Medieval and Early-Modern Period, ed. Juanita Feros Ruys,
Brepols, Turnhout, Belgium.
- ‘The Spectre of the Shrew and the Lash of the Rod: Gendering
Pedagogy in The Disobedient Child’, Early Modern Academic Drama, eds. Paul Streufert and Jonathon Walker, Ashgate.
- 2004 ‘Performing Arts in the Tudor Classroom’, Tudor Drama Before Shakespeare, 1485-1590, eds. Lloyd Edward Kermode,
eds. Jason Scott-Warren, Martine van Elk, Palgrave Macmillan, NY.
- 2002 ‘Greensickness in Romeo and Juliet: Considerations on a
Sixteenth-Century Disease of Virgins’, The Premodern Teenager,
Ed. Konrad Eisenbichler, Toronto, CRRS, Victoria University, Toronto.