Sarah Snider

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor, University Writing Program 

Yeshiva University, Stern College for Women, BA
University of Notre Dame, M.F.A.

Sarah Snider comes to the Writing and Rhetoric Program armed with a creative writing, publishing, and media studies background. She is currently working on a collection of thematically and stylistically interconnected memoir essays and stories that explore themes surrounding gender, religion, family, and community to create a broad illustration of life as an Orthodox Jewish woman in America. Sarah has recently presented a variety of her creative and academic work, including a paper entitled “Forming a Broad Identity: Jewish Liminality in Broad City and its Social Media Reflections” at Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theater Visual Cultures Workshop, a selection from her memoir-in-progress at Notre Dame’s MFA Thesis Reading, her translations of the poetry of Yehuda Amichai at Notre Dame’s Because We Come From Everything: A Night of Poetry and Community, and the theory behind her creative work at the Notre Dame English Graduate Research Symposium. Sarah has previously taught Creative Writing at Notre Dame, for which she received a Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning’s Graduate Student Teaching Award. She was also recently awarded the William Mitchell Award for Distinguished Achievement and La Vie de Bohème Award for Literary Excellence for her work in creative writing.

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