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Sandra L. Dahlberg

Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 1997

Social Class and Literature, Mexican American Literature, Studies in Dramatic Literature, Introduction to Folklore, Literature and Culture of the Americas before 1800, American Literature survey.

Research Interests:
Social class and higher education, colonial-era dramatic performance, working-class representations in canonical American literature.

Selected Publications:
Reclaiming Class: Women, Poverty, and the Promise of Higher Education in America, edited with Vivyan C. Adair. Temple University Press, 2003.

Scholarly Articles
"'All Hat and No Cattle': Separate and Unequal Funding for Higher Education in Texas," Radical Teacher 73 (2005).

"Welfare Class Identities and the Rhetoric of Erasure in Academia," with Vivyan C. Adair, Public Voices: A Journal of Public Policy 5.3 (2002)

"'Los Comanches' at Alcalde: Two Centuries of Tradition,"in Multilingual America: Transnationality, Ethnicity, and the Languages of American Literature, editor Wernor Sollors. New York University Press, 1998.

"Having the Last Word: Recording the Cost of Conquest in 'Los Comanches," in Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage, Vol. II, edited by Erlinda Gonzales-Berry and Charles Tatum. Arte Publico Press, 1996.


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