Amanda Winkler is Associate Professor, Music History and Cultures at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on English theater music of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and twentieth centuries. She is the Co-Investigator on Performing Restoration Shakespeare, a project funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, UK (2017-2020) and she is a General Editor for The Collected Works of John Eccles (A-R Editions). She has published on a range of topics, including the relationships among musical, spiritual, and bodily disorder; musical depictions of the goddess Venus; the gendering of musical spirits; and the intersection of music and politics. More recent work has engaged with performance studies and practice-based research, including workshops that staged excerpts of Davenant's Macbeth and Gildon's Measure for Measure (Folger Theater, Washington DC), Middleton's The Witch (Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA), and the Restoration-era Tempest (Sam Wanamaker Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, London).
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