Mark Kaethler


Mark Kaethler received his PhD from the University of Guelph and completed his MA and HBA at Lakehead University. He teaches early English literature at Medicine Hat College and serves as the Assistant Project Director of Mayoral Shows for the Map of Early Modern London at the University of Victoria as well as the President of the Medicine Hat College Faculty Association. He is a co-applicant with project lead Janelle Jenstad, fellow co-applicant Martin Holmes, and various collaborators on a SSHRC Insight Grant and a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant. He is a co-editor with Janelle Jenstad and Jennifer Roberts-Smith of Shakespeare’s Digital Language: Old Words, New Tools (Routledge, 2018) and the author of the forthcoming monograph Thomas Middleton’s Plural Politics and Jacobean Drama (Medieval Institute Publications, 2021). He has sole or co-authored articles forthcoming or published in Early Theatre, Literature Compass, The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, Digital Studies, Ludica, This Rough Magic, and Upstart, as well as chapters in several edited collections. His research interests include early modern politics, London, and theatre; textual editing; digital humanities; and game studies.

Roles played in the project

  • Assistant Project Director
  • CSS Editor
  • Editor
  • Guest Editor
  • Markup Editor
  • Transcriber

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