Linda Schlossberg

Linda Schlossberg

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
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Pronouns: she/her

Linda Schlossberg received her Ph.D in English Literature from Harvard, where she now serves as Associate Director of Studies for WGS and teaches courses in gender, literature, and creative writing. Schlossberg was the recipient of a 2019 Somerville Arts Council/Massachusetts Cultural Council grant as well as the recipient of the Writer's Center 2016 Emerging Writer Fellowship. She is the author of the novel Life in Miniature and her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including McSweeney’s, Conduit, and Post Road. She has published essays on nineteenth-century literature and culture and is the co-editor of Passing: Identity and Interpretation in Sexuality, Race, and Religion (NYU Press). Schlossberg is the recipient of a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities and was twice selected by Harvard’s graduating classes as one of their “Favorite Professors.” She is proud to have been selected as the 2018-2019 Derek Bok Center Faculty Fellow.

Courses Taught in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
WOMGEN 97 Tutorial-Sophomore Year
WOMGEN 99 Tutorial — Senior Year
WOMGEN 1122/AESTH&INTP 61/ CULTR&BLF 37 The Romance: From Jane Austen to Chick Lit
WOMGEN 1136 Food, Culture, and Gender
WOMGEN 1234 A Voice of One’s Own: Creative Writing in Women, Gender, and Sexuality
WOMGEN 1237 LGBT Literature
WOMGEN 1407 Harlots, Dandies, Bluestockings: Sexuality, Gender, and Feminism in the 18th and 19th Centuries
WOMGEN 1436 Body Image

Contact Information

Boylston Hall G27
5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-9853