Lisa N Mulman

Lisa N Mulman

Professional Details

Title: Professor
Office: MH-104B
Phone: 978-542-7102
Resume: Lisa N Mulman [DOC 30KB]

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1211 01 ENL273 Literature and Film II
3715 03 ENL330 Short Story
4130 03 ENL508 Internship in English

Professional Biography

Lisa Mulman received her B.A. in English from Harvard University in 1986, and her Ph.D. from Duke University in 2001.  Her doctoral dissertation focused on Modernism and Jewish theology, and of late she has been researching intellectual culture in Paris prior to and during WWII.  She has recently published an article on "Mickey in Gurs," a graphic novel of the Holocaust, as well as a book entitled Modern Orthodoxies:  Judiac Imaginative Journeys of the Twentieth Century New York: Routledge, 2012). 

Professional Interests

20th c. British and European Literature

Holocaust Narrative

The Graphic Novel

Literary Theory

Postmodern and Experimental Literature 



Advisory Board, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Selected Publications

     Modern Orthodoxies:  Judiac Imaginative Journeys of the Twentieth Century      (New York:  Routledge), 2012.

“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 UniversityPress, 1998).


Selected Presentations

“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.