Boyle's teaching and research spans the literature and culture of early modern Spain and colonial Latin America, as well as gender and sexuality studies. Boyle is an advocate for diversity and accessibility in K-12 and higher education. Boyle was a convening member of Bowdoin's Accessibility Task Force, and inaugurated the college's annual lecture series on disability. Boyle is also the director of Multilingual Mainers, an elementary world languages and cultures program for Maine public school students.
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Interrogates the concepts of "health" and "healing" between 1500 and 1800. Brings forth an interdisciplinary approach to medical history, gender history, and the literature and culture of the early modern Atlantic World, this collection of essays points to the ways in which the practice of medicine, the delivery of healthcare, and the experiences of disease and health are gendered.
Through the study of world languages and cultures, this elementary curriculum promotes critical-thinking skills and provides age-appropriate tools to combat xenophobia, racism and intolerance.
Explores the contradictory practices of rehabilitation enacted by women both on and off stage.