Faculty profile

Sharon Kane

Professor


Contact

207 Hewitt Hall
315.312.2660
sharon.kane@oswego.edu
Sharon Kane head shot

Research

Areas of scholarship include young adult literature and content area literacy.

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Kane, S. (in press).  Literacy & Learning in the Content Areas: Enhancing Knowledge in the Disciplines, 4th Edition. New York: Routledge.
  • Harrell, M., & Kane, S. (in press). The thing about grieving: Intellectual and emotional work in Ali Benjamin’s The Thing about Jellyfish. In Falter, M., & Bickmore, S. (Eds.). Thirteen Reasons Why and Other Books where People Die. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Kane, S., & Kane, C.  (2017). Ada Lovelace: Enchantress of General Math.  In Greathouse, P., Kaywell, J., & Eisenbach, B. (Eds.). Adolescent Literature as a Complement to the Content Areas: Science and Math. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 99-114.
  • Kane, S., & Kane, P. (2016). Team Literature meets Team Rugby: Passion squared. SIGNAL Journal, XXXIX(2), 51-58.
  • Kane, S. (2015). Dating Ben Franklin: Investigating the Early Years of Classic Authors and Historical Figures. English Journal, March.
  • Kane, S. (2008). Integrating Literature in the Content Areas. Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.

Conferences

Selected Presentations

  • Kane, S. (2017). Transmedia Storytelling: Transforming Today’s Literature into a New Tomorrow through the Arts. NCTE, St. Louis, November 19.
  • Kane, S. (2017). Literary Characters Who Demonstrate Compassion and Critical Consciousness Can Mentor Readers. CEE, Columbus, OH, June.
  • LSU Young Adult Literature Conference, June 2015
  • NCTE, November 2014

Awards and honors

Oswego Writing Institute Award, 2013
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Education

Ph.D., English Education, Syracuse University
MS, Reading Education, SUNY Oswego
BA, English, LeMoyne College