Liliana Naydan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, English
Writing Program Coordinator, American Studies
Office Phone: 215-881-7585
Office Location: Sutherland, 320a

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D.    English, Stony Brook University, 2011
M.A.     English, The University of Delaware, 2005
B.A.      English, Penn State University, 2002

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature, writing centers, rhetoric & composition, religion, 9/11, postmodernism, colonial American literature, and narrative theory.

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Naydan, Liliana M. Rhetorics of Religion in American Fiction: Faith, Fundamentalism, and Fanaticism in the Age of Terror. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2016. Print.
https://www.amazon.com/Rhetorics-Religion-American-Fiction-Fundamentalism/dp/161...

Liliana's Book

 

Fragopoulos, George, and Liliana M. Naydan, eds. Terror in Global Narrative: Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism. Ed. George Fragopoulos and Liliana M. Naydan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Print.
https://www.amazon.com/Terror-Global-Narrative-Representations-Capitalism/dp/3319406531

 Terror in Global Narrative: Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism.

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Fragopoulos, George, and Liliana M. Naydan, Eds. Terror in Global Narrative: Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Print.

Denny, Harry, Robert Mundy, Liliana M. Naydan, Anna Sicari, and Richard Séverè, Eds. Out in the Center: Public Controversies and Private Struggles. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, Forthcoming 2018.

Peer-Reviewed Articles in Journals:

Naydan, Liliana M. “Beyond Economic Globalization in Mohsin Hamid’s How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia: The False Promise of Self-Help and Possibilities through Reading with a Creative Mind” (Forthcoming in The Journal of Commonwealth Literature.)

Corey, Logan, Lauren Fitzgerald, Zeinab Khalil, Zoe Kumagai, and Liliana M. Naydan. “Challenges of Professional Dress for Women Writing Center Workers.” (Forthcoming in WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship.)

Naydan, Liliana M. “E.L. Doctorow and 9/11: Negotiating Personal and National Narratives in ‘Child, Dead, in the Rose Garden’ and Andrew’s Brain.” Studies in American Fiction 44.2 (2017): 281-297. Print.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Toward a Rhetoric of Labor Activism in College and University Writing Centers.” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal 14.2 (2017). Web.

Fels, Dawn, Clint Gardner, and Maggie Herb, and Liliana M. Naydan. “Toward ‘An Investigation Into the Working Conditions of Non-tenure Line, Contingent Writing Center Workers.’” College Composition and Communication 68.1 (2016) as a part of Forum: Issues about Part-Time and Contingent Faculty 20.1 (2016): A10-A16. Print.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Philip Roth’s Postmodern Judaism: Religion, Retelling, and Suffering in American Pastoral.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 57.3 (2016): 335-47. Print.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Generation 1.5 Writing Center Practice: Problems with Multilingualism and Possibilities via Hybridity.” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal 13.2 (2016). Web.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Just Multiliteracy for Basic Writers: Teaching and Tutoring Genre, Audience, and Agency Using E-Portfolios.” Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation 19.2 (2015): 65-82. Print.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Media Violence, Catholic Mystery, and Counter-fundamentalism: A Post-9/11 Rhetoric of Flexibility in Don DeLillo’s Point Omega.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 56. (2015): 94-107. Print.

Naydan, Liliana M., Joshua Kim, and Drake Misek. “The Problem of Simulation in Synchronous Online Video-Chat Tutoring.” Academic Exchange Quarterly 18.4 (2014): 119-24. Print. (Reprinted in Sound Instruction Series: Writing Center Theory and Practice. Ed. Kellie A. Charron. Stuyvesant Falls, NY: Rapid Intellect Group, 2015. 139-43. Print.)

Naydan, Liliana M. “Leadership as Organizing in the Writing Center.” Academic Exchange Quarterly 17.4 (2013): 105-10. Print. (Reprinted in Sound Instruction Series: Writing Center Theory and Practice. Ed. Kellie A. Charron. Stuyvesant Falls, NY: Rapid Intellect Group, 2015. 29-33. Print.)

Naydan, Liliana M. “Just Writing Center Work in the Digital Age: De Facto Multiliteracy Centers in Dialogue with Questions of Social Justice.” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal 11.1 (2013). Web.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Apocalyptic Cycles in Don DeLillo’s Underworld.” LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory 23.2 (2012): 179-201. Print.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Justification by Temperate Faith Alone: Fundamentalism, Fanaticism, and Modernity in John Updike’s In the Beauty of the Lilies.” The John Updike Review 1.1 (2011): 89-106. Print.

Essays in Books:

Denny, Harry, Robert Mundy, Liliana M. Naydan, Anna Sicari, and Richard Séverè. “Introduction: Public Controversies and Identity Politics in Writing Center Theory and Practice.” Out in the Center: Public Controversies and Private Struggles. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, Forthcoming 2018.

Denny, Harry, Robert Mundy, Liliana M. Naydan, Anna Sicari, and Richard Séverè. “Conclusion: Identity Politics Redux: A Call for Sustainable Action.” Out in the Center: Public Controversies and Private Struggles. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, Forthcoming 2018.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Academic Classism and Writing Center Worker Identity.” Out in the Center: Public Controversies and Private Struggles. Ed. Harry Denny, Robert Mundy, Liliana M. Naydan, Anna Sicari, and Richard Séverè. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, Forthcoming 2018.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Transitioning from Contingent to Tenure-Track Faculty Status As a WPA: Working Toward Solidarity and Academic Labor Justice through Hybridity.” WPAs in Transition. Ed. Courtney Adams Wooten, Jacob Babb, and Brian Ray. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, Forthcoming 2017.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Indecorous Responses to 9/11 in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Ken Kalfus’s A Disorder Peculiar to the Country, and Jess Walter’s The Zero.” Terror in Global Narrative: Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism. Ed. George Fragopoulos and Liliana M. Naydan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Naydan, Liliana M., and George Fragopoulos. “‘Like an Artwork in Its Own Right’: Artistic Representations of 9/11 in a Late-Late Capitalist Age of Terror.” Terror in Global Narrative: Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism. Ed. George Fragopoulos and Liliana M. Naydan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Naydan, Liliana M. “Imaging Atrocity: The Function of Pictures in Narratives about 9/11.” Recovering 9/11 in New York. Ed. Robert Fanuzzi and Michael Wolfe. New Castle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014: 263-80. Print.

Translations:

Translator. Bohdan Rubchak’s “The Angel’s Betrayal” and Mykola Zerov’s “For an Album.” One Hundred Years of Youth: A Bilingual Anthology of 20th Century Ukrainian Poetry. Ed. Olha Luchuk and Michael M. Naydan. Lviv: Litopys, 2000. Print.

Naydan, Liliana (Translator). “For an Album” by Mykola Zerov. One Hundred Years of Youth: A Bilingual Anthology of 20th Century Ukrainian Poetry. Olha Luchuk and Michael M. Naydan, Eds. Lviv: One Hundred Years of Youth: A Bilingual Anthology of 20th Century Ukrainian Poetry. 2000. Print.

Academic Blog Post:

Dawn Fels, Clint Gardner, Maggie Herb, and Liliana M. Naydan. “On Retaining Highly Qualified Directors in College and University Writing Centers.” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal (May 2016) as part of Axis: The Blog. 4 May 2016. Web.

Dawn Fels, Clint Gardner, Maggie Herb, and Liliana M. Naydan. “What Can We Do.” The Writing Center Journal Blog. 22 Feb. 2016. Web.

Dawn Fels, Clint Gardner, Maggie Herb, and Liliana M. Naydan. “Why We Need to Talk to Tutors.” The Writing Center Journal Blog. 16 Feb. 2016. Web.

Dawn Fels, Clint Gardner, Maggie Herb, and Liliana M. Naydan. “The Research Process.” The Writing Center Journal Blog. 8 Feb. 2016. Web.

Dawn Fels, Clint Gardner, Maggie Herb, and Liliana M. Naydan. “An Investigation Into the Working Conditions of Non-tenure Line, Contingent Writing Center Workers: Why did we want to do this study?” The Writing Center Journal Blog. 1 Feb. 2016. Web.

Naydan, Liliana M. “A Reflection on Praxis 2.2 (2005): Why Wire the Writing Center.” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal (Jun. 2015) as part of Axis: The Blog. 1 Jun. 2015. Web.

COURSES TAUGHT

ENGL 005: The Writing Tutorial
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and Composition
ENGL 140: Contemporary Literature
ENGL 211: Introduction to Writing Studies
ENGL 232W: American Literature Since 1865
ENGL 416: Science Writing
ENGL 417: Editorial Process
ENGL 487W: Senior Seminar – American Fiction after the Cold War
ENGL 495: Internship

SELECT AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND OTHER HONORS

Chancellor’s Grant – Penn State Abington (2017-2018)
Faculty Senate Outstanding Mentor/Advisor Award – Penn State Abington (2015-2016)
Summer Faculty Fellowship – Penn State Abington (2015 and 2016)
International Writing Centers Association Research Grant – International Writing Centers Association (2015)
LSA Institute on Diversity and Campus Climate Grant – The University of Michigan (2014)
Michigan Lecturers’ Professional Development Grant – The University of Michigan (2014)
Sweetland Center for Writing Senior Fellowship – The University of Michigan (2012)
President’s Award to Distinguished Doctoral Students – Stony Brook University (2011)
Meyer Graduate Award – English Department, Stony Brook University (2008 and 2011)
Graduate News Fellowship – School of Journalism, Stony Brook University (2009-2010)
Community Service Leadership Award – Student Life Awards, Stony Brook University (2009)