Denise L Silva
  • Title
    • Continuing Lecturer
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Writing Program
    • Kresge College
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kresge College Academic Building, Kresge 202
  • Office Hours Spring 2022: Fridays 10-12 & by appointment, Zoom
  • Mail Stop Kresge College
  • Courses Writing 1: Hacking Your Education (Introduction to Composition); Writing 2: Are We Having Fun Yet? The Rhetoric of Leisure (Rhetoric & Inquiry); Writing 2: Leisure, Labor, and Slacking (Rhetoric & Inquiry); Writing 2: The Practice of Everyday Life (Rhetoric & Inquiry); Writing 20: The Nature of Written Discourse; Kresge 80A and 80B: Power and Representation; Kresge 25: Successful Transfer to the Research University; Kresge 65W: Creative Writing; Literature 110D: The 19th and 20th Century English Novel; Literature 102B: Reading the Traditional Canon

Summary of Expertise



Digital Humanities



Cultural Studies

Urban Studies

Gender Studies

19th and 20th century British Literature


Biography, Education and Training

PhD, Literature and Feminist Studies, UCSC

MA, Literature, UCSC

BA, English, UCLA



Writing Program Pedagogical Development Committee

First Generation Initiative

Smith Society Mentor