Lauren Schachter


Research Interests: 

British Romanticism; theories of grammar and style; poetics and/of prose; eighteenth and early nineteenth century occasional poetry


Upcoming on December 8, 2014, the paper "'Well calculated for eloquence:' Anna Laetitia Barbauld and Diffusive Style" -- to be jointly workshopped with Poetry and Poetics and C18 and C19 Cultures. Three-time panelist at the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) conference


Review of Anne Waldman's new book, Jaguar Harmonics: Person Woven of Tesserae, Chicago Review Vol: 58 No. 3/4 (2014).


Lauren Schachter comes to the University of Chicago via Vancouver and the University of British Columbia. Other than reading for her orals exams (Spring 2015), she sings with the University Chorus, practices yoga, and reads new poetry as a staff member of Chicago Review.

Teaching Experience: 

TA for two semesters of "English Non-Fiction: Literatures of the Black Atlantic" (at UBC, '08 and '09); TA for "Introduction to Fiction" (at UBC, '09).