Mihaela Moscaliuc, PhD
Career Advising Mentor
PhD, University of Maryland College Park
MFA, New England College
MA, Salisbury University
Office: Wilson Annex
, Room 021
Spring 2017 Office Hours:
Tuesday: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: By appointment
Spring 2017 Courses:
EN 530 Contemp World Lit
PR 403 Roma/Gypsies
Regularly Taught Courses:
EN 216 Illness in Literature
EN 229 Non Europe Lit in Eng
EN 533 Lit of Immigration
FYS EN 101 Coming of Age in the Modern World
World Literature; 20th & 21st Century American Immigration and Ethnic Literature; Creative Writing (Poetry); Roma/Gypsy Studies; Narrative Medicine; Translation Theory &
Immigrant Model (University of Pittsburg Press, 2015) - Poetry
Father Dirt (Alice James Books, 2010);
Translator of The Hiss of the Viper, by Carmelia Leonte (Carnegie Mellon
University Press, 2014)
Co-translator of Death Searches for You a Second Time by Carmelia Leonte [chapbook], (Red Dragonfly Press, 2003).
“Palimpsestic Intertextualities in ‘A Lost Memory of Delhi’ and ‘The Last Saffron’” in Mad Heart, Be Brave: On the Poetry of Agha Shahid Ali (University of Michigan Press, forthcoming 2017)
“Rage and Radical Empathy,” Introduction to Insane Devotions: On the Writing of Gerald Stern (ed. Mihaela Moscaliuc, Trinity University Press, 2016)
“Dressing like a Gypsy: zuihitsu on the disturbing triumph of the imagination,” Vestoj: The Journal of Sartorial Matters (London: University of the Arts/ London College of Fashion, 2016)
“Trafficking Gypsiness in the 21st Century” in Globalizing Cultures. Theories and Paradigms Revisited (Brill Academic Publishers, “Critical Global Studies" series, 2015)
“Code-switching, Multilanguaging, and Language Alterity” in A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race (University of Georgia Press, 2015)
“Immigrant Dissonance” (essay) in Poems & Their Making: A Conversation (Etruscan Press, 2015)
“Apples” (essay), Prairie Schooner (Winter 2013)
“Killing with Metaphors: Literary Representations of Romani in the East-Central European Imagination” in History of the Literary Cultures in East-Central Europe. Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Vol. IV., Eds. Marcel Cornis-Pope and John Neubauer. (John Benjamins, 2010).
“‘Unbecoming, a desperate homesickness/ even at home’: Kimiko Hahn and the Poetics of Exhumation.” in Orient and Orientalisms in American Poetry and Poetics, Eds. Sabine
Sielke & Christian Kloeckner (Frankfurt: Lang, 2009).
“Immigrant Narratives as Palimpsestic Translations.” Interculturality and Translation 2 (2006).
“Roma: Carving a Niche in the Theory and Practice of Democracy.” Soundings. An Interdisciplinary Journal LXXXVII (Spring/Summer 2004).
Recent Grants, Awards, Honors, and
Fulbright Fellowship –University of Iasi, Romania
Grant-in-Aid for Creativity, Monmouth
Individual Artist Fellowship, New Jersey
State Council (2012)
Pushcart Honorable Mention in Pushcart Prize
Two Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Awards (2011 and 2013)
Kinereth Gensler Prize, Alice James Books
Contest Judge/External Evaluator
Annual Human Rights Essay
Contest, U.S. Embassy in Romania, 2015
Junior and Senior Fulbright
Awards to the U.S., Romanian Fulbright Commission, 2015
University of Pennsylvania’s 2014 Translation Contest
Trio House First-Book Contest, 2013
North Carolina Poetry Society, Nixon Award, 2012
M.F.A. Thesis Evaluator/ Adjunct Thesis Faculty, Texas State
Bio-literary entry (“Al Young”) in African American National Biography (Eds. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Oxford UP, 2007).
Reviews in: Poetry International; The Georgia Review, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, Southern Indiana Review, Marlboro Review, Review Revue, and Western Folklore.
Poems and translations in Connecticut Review, Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, Arts & Letters, Mississippi Review, Mid-American Review, The Prague Revue, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Subtropics, Crab Orchard Review, Southern California Anthology, Great River Review, Meridians, The English Record, Great River Review, Spillway, Poezia, and elsewhere.