Schenberg

Cora
Assistant Professor
434-924-7463
cs5u@virginia.edu
Interests: 
Autobiography, memoir, GDR literature, Lyric Judaic studies, feminist theory/ies

New Cabell Hall, Room 235

Office Hours: 

Mondays 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and by appointment

Research Interests/Description: 

“Heaven-and-Earth House” and Other Stories (Collection of autobiographical essays) Strawberries, full-length play

Degrees: 
Ph.D. University of Virginia
M.A., Middlebury College
B.A. Vassar College
Articles: 

Poetry in current (October 11) issue of The Delmarva Review

Plays produced at Live Arts Theater (August 2010 and July 2011)

Essays published in Brain Child magazine; The Utne ReaderThe Hook, the Virginia

Foundation for the Humanties’ Tough Times Companion, and read over NPR

 
Teaching Interests: 

Writing creative non-fiction, plays, poetry
Memoir
Autobiography
GDR literature
Women’s Literature
Lyric poetry

Awards, Grants and Honors: 

Writer’s Digest Magazine Writing Competition: Prize for feature writing, 2006

Middlebury-Mainz Fellowship, 1980

The Lilian L. Stroebe Prize for Excellence in German, Vassar College, May 1978

Representative Courses: 
  • Intensive Elementary German
  • German for Reading Knowledge
  • “Kinderliteratur” (in German)
  • “Dreams and Fairy Tales” (in English)
  • “Autobiography, Memoir and Memory-Making” (in English)
  • German Lyric Poetry (in German)
  • Advanced Grammar
Classification: 
Faculty