Diane Cady

Diane Cady
Professor of English
Literatures and Languages Department Chair, MACK Awardee for Faculty Leadership '19, Frederick A. Rice Professor
Mills Hall 314

Professional Interests: Chaucer, late medieval culture, medieval romance, medieval and early modern drama, new economic criticism, gender studies, cultural studies

Curriculum Vitae


At Mills Since 2005


Diane Cady is a specialist in premodern literature and culture. She is particularly interested in the cultural links between the past and today.


  • BA, Portland State University
  • MA, Cornell University
  • MA, Portland State University
  • PhD, Cornell University

Faculty Office Hours, Fall 2020

Days Times Room
W 4:00 pm–5:00 pm  
R 2:30 pm–3:30 pm  

Spring 2021 Schedule

Day Time Course Title Room
W4:00 pm-6:30 pmShakespeare and Performance
F9:00 am-11:30 amSenior Thesis in Literature
  Mentored Study for MA Degree

Courses Taught

  • ENG 001: ENG 001: Rhetoric and Composition for the College Writer
  • ENG 046: Contemporary Writers Series: a Reading Group
  • ENG 065: From the Middle Ages to Milton: Introduction to British Literature I
  • ENG 080A: Science Fiction
  • ENG 105: The Queer Premodern
  • ENG 115: Shakespeare
  • ENG 146: Contemporary Writers Series: a Reading Group
  • ENG 146: Contemporary Writers Series a Reading Group
  • ENG 180A: Science Fiction
  • ENG 180F: ST: Monster Theory
  • ENG 180I: Monster Theory
  • ENG 191: Senior Thesis in Literature
  • ENG 205: The Queer Premodern
  • ENG 215: Shakespeare
  • ENG 237: Mentored Study for MA Degree
  • ENG 246: Contemporary Writers Series: a Reading Group
  • ENG 250A: MA Research Project
  • ENG 280F: ST: Monster Theory
  • ENG 280I: Monster Theory