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Shoshana Adler

2023 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): David Wallace
"Tender Flesh: Race and Sensation in Late Medieval Literature"

Assistant Professor of English, Vanderbilt University
Fisher-Bennett Hall 312

I am a PhD candidate in the English Department at Penn. My dissertation is titled "Tender Flesh: Race and Sensation in Late Medieval Literature."


I was a coordinator of the Medieval and Renaissance Working Group, the Medievalists@Penn reading group, and the Gender and Sexuality working group, and have taught courses through the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies program at Penn. My work is forthcoming in Exemplaria, boundary 2, and The Routledge Companion to Global Chaucer

Courses Taught

spring 2022

ENGL 020.301 Literature Before 1660  

spring 2019

spring 2017