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Writing Fashion in Early Modern Italy. From Sprezzatura to Satire
Professor Shifra Sharlin, Distinguished Lecturer in the MALS Program at The CUNY Graduate Center, has been nominated for an award in The Essay Prize competition.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, with the Graduate Center closed for the majority of the week, I ran into Professor Shifra Sharlin at our neighborhood cafe. After exchanging general niceties and catching up about the status of New York after such a devastation, we decided to sit down together for an afternoon interview. Sipping a ginger ale, with her thick curly hair creatively situated atop her head, glasses poised on the bridge of her nose, and her larger-than-life smile, she settled in the seat adjacent to mine at a small window table. Read more