Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Hilary (Cunningham) Scharper received her doctorate from Yale University and is currently Associate Professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Toronto. A former professor at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, an earlier book of hers, God and Caesar at the Rio Grande (University of Minnesota Press) received a Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award. A fellow of Trinity College and an alumna of Massey College, she brings a keen sense of the everyday world of ordinary people into her work. Her latest book is a collection of short stories from Seraphim Editions, entitled Dream Dresses.