David Sherman

David ShermanDirector of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of English
PhD, New York University

pronouns: he / him / his

Research Interests

Modernism, Contemporary British, Narrative Theory, Continental Philosophy, Elegy, Trauma and Witnessing

Selected PublicationsIn a Strange Room: Modernism's Corpses and Mortal Obligation book cover

Current Projects

Literature Lab: A podcast series of interviews with literary critics and scholars, "discussing the questions and concepts that drive their work." Literature Lab is available for free subscription and download from the iTunes Store.

"Modernism and the Tangle of the Secular": A book exploring the knotted relation between religion and secularization in modernist thought, and an argument that modernism interrogates the grammar of secular concepts of identity, knowledge, and time.


Selected Courses Taught