Shifra Sharlin

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Senior Lecturer in English

Ph.D., Composition-Rhetoric, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2006
M.A., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, 1979
B.A., Classics, University of California, Berkeley, 1977

I teach writing and write essays.  I am currently thinking about the rise of the provincial city for a book on the topic.

Selected Publications

- “Table V. Chair,” Hotel Amerika, Vol. 12, pp.147-149. Winter 2014.

- “Differences: Sex, Separateness, and Marriage,” Salmagundi, Fall/Winter 2013/2014, pp. 197-203.  Current Nominee, Essay Prize, Department of English, University of Iowa.

- “Better Practices in Mourning,” Southwest Review,” Vol. 94, no. 3, pp. 366-372. Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2010, ed. Robert Atwan


Undergraduate: ENGL 120: Reading and Writing the Modern Essay; ENGL 114 Writing Seminars; Daily Themes Tutor