Nadeen Kharputly Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Nadeen Kharputly

Washington Hall 110
540.458.8377
nkharputly@wlu.edu

Education

Ph.D., Literature, University of California, San Diego, 2017

M.A., English, Stanford University, 2010

B.A., English, Stanford University, 2009

Research

20th and 21st century multi-ethnic American literature and culture, representations of Islamophobia, race and responsibility in literary and cultural representation

Teaching

Writing 100 - First Year Writing Seminar: Writing As Consolation

English 232 - The Novel

Selected Publications

Articles and chapters:

 “Whose best friend? Dogs, Islamophobia, and the making of American national identity,” forthcoming in Society & Animals

“Reading Race and Religion in Aziz Ansari’s Master of None,” in Media, Myth, and Millennials: Critical Perspectives on Race and Culture. Ed. Christopher Campbell and Loren Coleman, 2019   

“Music: Hip-Hop and Rap: North America,”in Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Supplement 16. Ed. Pauline Homsi Vinson and Sarah Gualtieri, 2017

Manuscript in progress:

 The Burden of Humanization: Race, Representation, and Responsibility in Muslim American Culture - a comparative study of Muslim American, African American, and Asian American literatures of the 20th and 21st centuries