Authors Posts by Shaina Trapedo

Shaina Trapedo

Shaina Trapedo teaches English at Stern College and Manhattan High School for Girls. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine, where she specialized in Renaissance literature with specific interests in performance studies, biblical studies, and cultural rhetoric. Her current book project, From Scripture to Script: David, Daniel, Esther and the Performance of Early Modern Identity, considers the affordances and risks of hermeneutic engagements on the Renaissance stage. In her teaching and scholarship, she continues to explore the connections between literacy, cultural identity, and social engagement.

Wherefore Art Thou, Moses?

What does Shakespeare have to say about the Exodus, Moses, and the power of storytelling? Shaina Trapedo explores how the Bard's work can speak to us during this unprecedented Pesach season.