Faculty Profile

Dr. Maryam Wasif Khan

Assistant Professor

Department Of Humanities&Social Sciences

Maryam Wasif Khan is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature. She completed her graduate work in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles under the supervision of Professors Aamir Mufti and Felicity Nussbaum. Maryam’s research and teaching interests include British Orientalism, Muslim reform, world literature, Urdu serial plays and popular narratives. Her work has appeared inModern Fiction Studies (MFS), and is forthcoming in Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal of Literary History (MLQ) and PMLA. She is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the transformation of Urdu prose fiction enacted by Orientalist and colonial institutions during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Publications:
 
“Enlightenment Orientalism to Modernist Orientalism: The Archives of Forster’sPassage to India,” Modern Fiction Studies, Summer 2016.
 
“The Oriental tale and the transformation of North-Indian Prose Fiction,” MLQ: A Journal of Literary History (Forthcoming, March 2017).
 
“Hybridity in the Vernacular: Nineteenth-century Muslim Reform and Resistance,”PMLA (Forthcoming January 2017).
 
Education:
 
Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UCLA, 2013

 

A.B Comparative Literature, summa cum laude Princeton University 2008.
TitleSemesterCode
Independent StudyFall Semester 2014-151401
Senior Project IFall Semester 2014-151401
Of Gods and Men:Masterworks of the Western Canon IFall Semester 2014-151401
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2014-151402
The Sins of the Reader: Masterworks of the Western Canon IISpring Semester 2014-151402
OrientalismSpring Semester 2014-151402
Senior Project IFall Semester 2015-161501
ExileFall Semester 2015-161501
Fictions of Desire: The Long 18th CenturyFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project IFall Semester 2015-161501
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2015-161502
Jane Austen: The Novel and National DomesticitiesSpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2015-161502
Of Gods and Men:Masterworks of the Western Canon IFall Semester 2016-171601
Senior Project IFall Semester 2016-171601
In Our Times: Home, Identity, and BelongingFall Semester 2016-171601
The Sins of the Reader: Masterworks of the Western Canon IISpring Semester 2016-171602
OrientalismSpring Semester 2016-171602
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
  • Past Courses
    TitleSemesterCode
    Independent StudyFall Semester 2013-141301
    Senior Project IFall Semester 2013-141301
    The Secular Position - Negotiating literary and popular forms in twentieth-and twenty-first centuryFall Semester 2013-141301
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2013-141302
    Senior Project IISpring Semester 2013-141302
    Domesticity & DominanceSpring Semester 2013-141302
    ExileSpring Semester 2013-141302