Dan Venning has published articles in Asian Theatre Journal, Forum for Modern Language Studies, and Performing Arts Resources, as well as numerous book and performance reviews in a broad range of scholarly journals. He is working on a book about Shakespearean performance and nation-building in nineteenth-century Germany. Before entering academia, he was the Associate Dramaturg at the California Shakespeare Theatre.
Introduction to the Study of Literature: Drama; History of Theatre; Contemporary American Theatre and Drama; Theatre Criticism; Culture and Nation (FYP).
“Game of Thrones as Gesamtkunstwerk: Adapting Shakespeare and Wagner” in Vying for the Iron Throne: Essays on Power, Gender, Death and Performance in HBO’s Game of Thrones. McFarland and Company (October, 2018).
“Richard III in the Era of Trump” (Review essay). PAJ 40, no. 2 (PAJ 119, May 2018): 1-12.
“‘See the Revolution of the Times’: Ivo van Hove’s Materialist Shakespeare Cycles” (Review Essay). Shakespeare: A Journal 14, no. 2 (May 2018): 181-88.
“Kings of War by William Shakespeare and Toneelgroep Amsterdam” (Performance Review). Theatre Journal 70, no. 1 (March 2018): 90-92.
“Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Hamlet: The Public Theater’s Summer Shakespeare” (Performance Review). Shakespeare Bulletin 35, no. 4 (Winter 2017): 711-20.
“Isaac Asimov’s Shakespeare.” In Critical Insights: Isaac Asimov. Ed. M. Keith Booker. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2017. 224-38.
“Review Essay: Subject Histories of Taylor Mac’s ‘Radical Faerie Realness Ritual’ History.” With David Román, Kalle Westerling, Jennifer Buckley, Miriam Felton-Dansky, Kim Marra, César Alvarez, and Erik Patterson. Theatre Journal 69, no. 3 (September 2017): 403-15.