Sharrona Pearl is a historian and theorist of the face and body. Her most recent book, Face On/Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2017. She has written for Lilith Magazine, Aeon Magazine, Real Life Mag, on her website, and elsewhere. Follow her on Twitter at @sharronapearl.

The Myth of the Jewish Nose

It’s not really a thing. So why have the stereotypes persisted for centuries, among Jews and anti-Semites alike?


Why We Don’t Need Jewish Actors to Play Jewish Roles

And why that isn’t necessarily true for other minorities


What to Do When Your Cousin’s Cousin Is Michael Cohen

How to brag about something that’s also kind of shameful

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