Sharonah Fredrick

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Dr. Sharonah Fredrick is Clinical Assistant Professor in the SUNY Buffalo (UB) Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. she is also Copy Editor for the Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies from UPenn. Prior to that, she taught Latin American colonial literature, history of the environment during the early modern period, and Sephardic Jewish history, at The Boyar Overseas School of Hebrew University for nine years, and worked with Native American Communities in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Argentina, Brazil and Peru. In addition, Dr. Fredrick has collaborated with Latin American community and Sustainability professionals, including those of the Brazilian NGO Vitae Civilis, through Israel’s Galilee Institute. Her Phd is in Latin American and Spanish Medieval and Early Modern Literature, with an emphasis on indigenous and colonial epics, from Stony Brook University. She has an MA in Renaissance Global History from Tel Aviv University and a BA in Latin American and Asian anthropology from Buffalo University. She was named a Sustainability Scholar in Arizona State University in 2015, and lectured for two years at the Arizona Humanities Council. In 2016 Sharonah was the featured speaker at the prestigious Cardin Lecture at Loyola University in Maryland, on the subject of Judeo-Christian relations in the 17th century New World. She has published extensively in Spanish and English on subjects related to historical, community, and ecological factors in Latin American history and literature. Her most recent article, on Inca themes in colonial drama, appeared in Spanish in Argentina's prestigious Augustine Library Journal, with another book review in English appearing in Chicago Press' Renaissance Quarterly (RQ), and an upcoming article in Argentina’s Revistalec, regarding human-ecological interaction in modern and colonial Peruvian literature. Email:

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