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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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.
Recognizes the variety of health experiences across geographical borders and the ways these experiences change over time. Interrogates the concepts of “health” and “healing” from a gendered perspective within the early modern Iberian world.
Explores the contradictory practices of rehabilitation enacted by women both on and off stage.