Linda Schlossberg

Linda Schlossberg

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
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Linda Schlossberg received her Ph.D in English and American Literature from Harvard, where she now serves as Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies for WGS and teaches courses in literature and creative writing. Schlossberg is the recipient of a 2022 and 2019 Somerville Arts Council/Massachusetts Cultural Council grant as well as the Writer's Center 2016 Emerging Writer Fellowship. She is the author of the novel Life in Miniature and the co-editor of Passing: Identity and Interpretation in Sexuality, Race, and Religion (NYU Press). Schlossberg also received a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, served as a Derek Bok Center Faculty Fellow, and was twice selected by Harvard’s graduating classes as one of their “Favorite Professors.” Currently she serves as Harvard’s representative for the Consortium on Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality (GCWS) and as Book Review editor for Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.

Courses Taught in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
GENED 1176: LGBT Literature, Politics and Identity
FRSEMR 62R LGBT Lives
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

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

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