Lillian Schanfield, Ph.D.
Professor of English
- B.Ed. (English) University of Miami
- M.A. (English) Université de Montréal
- Ph.D. (English) University of Miami
- M.B.A. (Business) Barry University
- M.St. (Anthropology) Oxford University
Areas of Interest
Shakespeare, British Literature, Women in Literature, Literary Translation, Yiddish Translation, Gender, Business, Photography, and Anthropology
Lillian Schanfield is a Professor of English at Barry University. She has served on the national board of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society and has been the faculty sponsor of the Barry chapter since its installation at the University. As faculty sponsor, she mentors student conventioneers and guides the chapter's involvement in various literary projects, among them an annual creative writing contest and publication of the literary journal, What Oft Was Thought. Dr. Schanfield helped to develop the Women's Studies Certificate Program as well as the Study Abroad Program at the University.
Dr. Schanfield chairs the Dr. Lloyd D. Elgart Memorial Scholarship Committee and the Ambassador Jean Wilkowski Fellowship Council, and serves on various Departmental and University committees.
She has published and presented papers on Ben Jonson, Robert Herrick, E.M. Forster, Susan Glaspell, William Shakespeare, and Isaac Bashevis Singer, among others, which have appeared in a number of journals including Women in Literature and Life Assembly, The CEA Forum, The CEA Critic, ATA: American Translators Association Chronicle, The Educational Forum, The Journal of English Teaching Techniques, National Forum, Literature and Psychology, Thought and Action, Circles, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, and Ben Jonson Journal. She recently published a translation in opposing page format and with parallel text numbering of a nineteenth century Yiddish novel, The Women Shopkeepers or Golde-Mine, The Abandoned Wife of Brod by Ayzik-Meir Dik.