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Sheila  Spector

Sheila Spector

Department of English
Office Location: Klapper, Room-733
Phone: 718-997-4621

She recently published Byron and the Jews: A Study in Translation (Wayne State University Press, 2010). Her essays include “Byron and the Bund: The New York Connection between the British Poet and Russian-Jewish Revolutionaries.” She was selected for inclusion in Byron’s Transatlantic Influence and Reputation, eds. Mathew Scott and Joel Pace. Her publications include “I give you the end of a golden string”: A Kabbalistic Guide to Blake’s “Jerusalem” (manuscript completed); Orientalism: Contextual Approaches and Pedagogical Practices, Diane Long Hoeveler and Jeffrey Cass, eds., Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2006; “A Kabbalistic Reading of Jerusalem’s Prose Plates,” invited for inclusion in Women Read William Blake: “Opposition Is True Friendship,” ed. Helen P. Bruder. Professor Spector’s lectures and readings include “Objections to Objects,” a special session (organizer and chair) for the International Conference on Romanticism 2007 Romantic Objects, held in Baltimore; “Byron and the Jews,” presented at a 2007 Queens College Center for Jewish Studies Faculty Colloquium; “Byron and the Russian Revolution,” presented at the 2006 International Conference on Romanticism, Engaged Romanticism, held at Arizona State University. She was organizer and chair of “Romanticism and Translation,” a special session for the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism 2006 Conference, Scientia and Techne, held at Purdue University.
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