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Emma Atwood

Emma K. Atwood

Emma K. Atwood is an Assistant Professor at the University of Montevallo in Alabama, where she teaches Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature. Her work has appeared in publications including Comparative Drama, The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Early Modern Woman: An Interdisciplinary Journal. You can find her on Twitter @EmmaKAtwood
A street during the plague in London

Plague and Protest Go Hand in Hand

Scholars of early modern England have shown how plague and protest are often correlated. The Black Death of 1348 laid the groundwork for the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381, for example.