Lauren Mary Shufran

TitleGraduate Student
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentLiterature Department
Phone831-459-4778 (Literature Dept)
OfficeHum 1 234
Office HoursThurs. 3:15-5:15, and by appointment
Campus Mail StopLiterature Department
Lauren Mary Shufran

Research Interests

Early Modern English lyric and Early Modern theories of inspiration and prophecy; Reformation theology and apocalyptic thought; contemporary poetry and poetics; the sonnet sequence.

Honors, Awards and Grants

Chancellor’s Graduate Teaching Fellowship (UCSC), 2015.

Summer Dissertation Fellowship from the Institute of Humanities Research, 2014.

Chosen by the Poetry Society of America as one of 13 “New American Poets,” 2013.

Motherwell Prize/Ottoline Prize, Fence Books, June 2012.

Selected Publications

Inter Arma (Fence Books, 2013).

Courses Taught

LTCR 10: Introduction to Creative Writing (ongoing)
LTEL 120L: Reading Poets Reading, Summer 2103
LTEL 120L: The English Sonnet Sequence, Spring 2015
LTEL 120 L: Biblical Poetics in Renaissance England, Fall 2015
LIT 91B: Intermediate Poetry Writing, Fall 2016