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Name: Jane Mushabac
Dept: English
Position: Professor
Education: PhD, CUNY Graduate Center; MA, Harvard University; BA, Cornell University
Expertise: New York City history overview; fiction; Sephardic Studies
Selected Publications: A Short and Remarkable History of New York City, co-author, Fordham University Press and the Museum of the City of New York, 1999, 5th printing 2008.  Short stories, “The Kitchen in New Jersey, 1958”  (2012) and “Pasha: Ruminations of David Aroughetti” (2005) in Midstream Yiddish/Ladino issues; “Canakkale, 1911” (2011) in Conversations; “New Jersey” (2010) in Chautauqua. “Is ‘Sephardic’ a Name Brand” (2010) in Conversations; Tovah: Out of Her Mind! contributing writer to Tovah Feldshuh’s 1996 Off-Broadway show, currently touring here and abroad; Mazal Bueno: A Portrait in Song of the Spanish Jews, radio play (2004) in Midstream, broadcast NPR 1992, CD Western Wind, 1992. Essays on Moby-Dick in Columbia Journal of American Studies online (2007) and Approaches to Teaching Melville’s Moby-Dick, Modern Language Association, 1985. Melville’s Humor: A Critical Study, Archon, 1981.
Phone: 718.260.5392