Anthropology and Archaeology
Location: 2231M Boylan Hall
Russell Leigh Sharman is a writer, filmmaker and anthropologist. He is the author of two books, The Tenants of East Harlem and Nightshift NYC (with his wife, Cheryl Harris Sharman). He has published and presented numerous essays on urban life, culture and aesthetics, and received grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Whiting Foundation and others. His first stage play, Small of Her Back, was produced in New York City by Jaradoa Theater Company in 2008. He has since written screenplays for several studios, including Warner Bros., Fox and Disney. He has also directed two feature films, including an adaptation of Small of Her Back and Quimby Remains, now in post-production.