Patricia Badir offers courses in Renaissance literature at the graduate and undergraduate level. She has published on community identity and public space in Medieval and Reformation dramatic entertainment and on religious iconography and post-Medieval devotional writing. She is currently working on playmaking and the perils of mimesis on Shakespeare’s Stage. She also publishes on modernism in early twentieth-century Canadian drama. She is a member of the Oecologies: Inhabiting Premodern Worlds research team and she is a collaborator on the Early Modern Conversions Project.