UMass Boston

Robert Lublin

Performing Arts
University Hall Floor 2

Areas of Expertise

Theatre history and dramatic literature


PhD, The Ohio State University

Additional Information

Robert Lublin specializes in theatre history and historiography. He is the author of Costuming the Shakespearean Stage: Visual Codes of Representation in Early Modern Theatre and Culture. This monograph examines costuming practices in early modern London and considers the visual semiotics that determined how apparel was understood when it was first seen on the Shakespearean stage. He is also the co-editor of Reinventing the Renaissance: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries in Adaptation and Performance. Additionally, Professor Lublin has published articles and reviews on English and American theatre in numerous journals, including Theatre Survey, Theatre Notebook, Shakespeare BulletinAmerican Drama and others. He has written chapters in books on feminist pedagogy, Sarah Kane's radical dramaturgy, Frankenstein, and The Evil Dead. In addition to teaching courses in theatre history and dramatic literature, Lublin also teaches acting, directs plays, and has experience as a fight choreographer.