Benjamin Hilb

Benjamin Hilb is a lecturer and academic advisor in the Department of Theatre.  His interests include Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, race and reception in theatre history and criticism, adaptation and intermedial studies, sexuality studies, and religion in performance.  He is the author of articles in Literature/Film Quarterly, Shakespeare Bulletin, and Interdisciplinary Literary Studies; and of a short piece on teaching global Shakespeare in The Pocket Instructor: Literature (Princeton UP).  As an advisor, Ben is invested in helping students’ use the Northwestern resources and curriculum to explore, identify, and develop their unique talents and passions.  He enjoys partnering with students to set and achieve meaningful goals as they forge their own paths through the School of Communication.


PhD Emory University
MA Emory University
BA (honors) Tufts University

Awards and Honors

Mellon Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Morehouse College, 2013-14

Arts and Sciences Fellow, Laney Graduate School, Emory University 2007-12

Simches Scholar, Tufts in Annecy, 2006

Benjamin Hilb





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