Sharonah Fredrick


Sharonah Fredrick.

Sharonah Fredrick


Sharonah Fredrick


Scholarly Interests

Early Modern Era in the New World, South Asia, Spain, England and Ireland (1492-1799); Mayan, Andean and Southwestern Native Cosmology and Strategies of Resistance in Latin America; Spanish and Portuguese Imperial History in Asia/ Pacific; Judeo-Spanish and Irish Literature and Diasporas in the Colonial Americas Changing Conceptions of Cartography in the Americas and Colonial Asia Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew and English Language and Composition Teaching Teacher and Student Training in Language Teaching

Contact Information

935 Clemens Hall

Fall 2020 Office Hours

Wednesday - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Office hours are via skype. Please email Dr. Fredrick for the time. Her skype address is live:estshar

Phone: (716) 645-1735


  • PhD, Hispanic Language and Literature, State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • MA, Medieval, Renaissance and Colonial History, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • BA, Anthropology and Languages, State University of New York at Buffalo

Selected Publications

  • Chief Copy Editor, Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies (JEMCS), University of Pennsylvania; 2017-ongoing.
  • Escribirlo es nunca acabar: cuatro siglos de Nueva Coronica y Buen Gobierno de Don Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala (1615-2015). Co-editor and contributor with Rosario Quispe Agnoli, Ibero-Vervuet Frankfort y Madrid, (forthcoming, 2018).
  • “La animalidad y El Manuscrito de Huarochiri y el Popul Vuh: chamanismo y nuestros hermanos de cuatro patas”, in Animalia,  Biblioteca Agostino de Buenos Aires y CONICET, Argentina, (forthcoming, 2018).
  • “Rosario Navarro’s El libro del protocolo del primer notario indigena del Peru”,  book review in Renaissance Quarterly 70.1, 2017.
  • “Argentine Independence, San Martin, and the Magna Carta: The Influence of a Medieval Document in 19th Century National Movements,” article selected for Commemorative Acts of  the School of Social Transformation/ASU Conference on “Global Participatory Democracy”, scheduled June 2017.

Courses Taught

  • Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Spanish
  • Issues in Latin American Civilization-Impact of the Colonial Past
  • Civilization II: An Overview of the Renaissance, Baroque and Modern Periods-The Global Encounter
  • Latin America-Its People, Culture, and Intellectual History
  • Latin American Civilization-Indigenous Cultures to Independence


  • Berlitz Cultural Consulting and Training Management Co., Princeton. Freelance senior consultant, writer, and certified lecturer for areas of expertise: Latin America (including Brazil), Caribbean and Spain (in Spanish, English and Portuguese); Colonial past and neo-colonialism in Latin American international development (in Spanish, English and Portuguese), 2005-16
  • Contributing bimonthly columnist for The Desert Shamrock on Irish Renaissance and Medieval Mythology and history, with emphasis on the Irish in the New World during the 16th-19th centuries-December 2015-present
  • Managing Editor and Historical Proofreader, Early Modern Women Journal, University of Miami/Arizona State University, May 2014-March 2017