David Sherman

David Sherman is faculty in the English department at Brandeis University and co-director of the Brandeis Educational Justice Initiative, a higher-ed in prison program. He is currently writing a book on literary responses to secularization, The Machine Stops: Modernism, Human Fungibility, and the Critique of Secular Hope. And he is co-founder, with Karen Elizabeth Bishop, of a public poetry initiative, the Elegy Project, that puts poems in public places for strangers to encounter (@TheElegyProject).