Lisa Naomi Mulman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Faculty Fellow, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Salem State University
Home Address: Office Address:
10 Palmer Road English Department
Marblehead, MA 01945 Salem State College
781.639.0042 352 Lafayette Street
firstname.lastname@example.org Salem, MA, 01970
Duke University, Durham, NC
Ph.D. in English, May 2001
Studies in British and European Literature and Modernism
Dissertation: Modern Orthodoxies: Jewish Tradition and the Art of
Dissertation Director: Thomas J. Ferraro, Ph.D.
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Bachelor of Arts in Literature cum laude 1986
Modern Orthodoxies: Judaic Imaginative Journeys of the Twentieth Century (New York: Routledge, May 2012)
SELECTED SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
“ A Tale of Two Mice” in The Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches (Rutgers University Press), 2008.
“Sexuality on the Surface: Catholicism and the Erotic Object in The Monk,” Making History: Textuality and the Forms of 18th c. Culture (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1998).
SELECTED SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES
“The Backward-Facing Bildungsroman: Growing Out of Time in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything is Illuminated” Accepted for ACLA Conference, Seattle, WA March 2015
“Discontinuous Comparisons: Passages and Parcels of Irregular Remembrance,” International Comparative Literature Association Conference, Universite Paris-Sorbonne, July 2013.
“An Archive of Catastrophe: Representations of Absence in Two Contemporary Jewish Novels,” American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Brown University, April 2012.
“Penciled Identity: The Gurs Concentration Camp as Comic,” American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Harvard University, March 2009.
“Developing Hands On Learning Experiences for Graduate Students: Ideas and Strategies,” Pearls and Perils Conference, Salem State College, May 2008.
“Pursuing Advanced Academic Work in English: Faculty Advice and Perspectives,” convener and presenter, Graduate Research Day, Salem State College, May 2008.
“Modern Marvels: The Jewish Graphic Novel,” Peabody Institute Library ALA Lecture Series, October 2007.
“Hemingway’s Sanctification of Materiality” American Literature Association Conference, May, 2007.
“Demons, Golems, and Dybbuks: Monsters of the Jewish Imagination,” Peabody Institute Library ALA Lecture Series, October 2006.
“Brownsville is Burning: Language and the Politics of Prophecy in Call it Sleep and The Day of the Locust.” Modern Language Association Convention, 1999.
“Catholic Passion and Transformation: The Great Gatsby and Mariette in Ecstasy,” Modern Language Association Convention, 1994.
Grants, Honors and Awards
Faculty Fellowship, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, SSU, 2015-2017
Reviewer, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 2012-present
SSU Summer Research Grant, 2013.
SSU Graduate School Mini Grant, 2009
ALA Grant for Jewish Literature 2008.
ALA Grant for Jewish Literature, 2007
Modern Language Association
American Jewish Studies Association
American Comparative Literature Association
National Yiddish Book Center
International Comparative Literature Association
Salem State university, Salem, MA 2003-present
Associate Professor of English
Capital University, Bexley, OH 2001-2003