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|PhD||University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee||English: Composition & Rhetoric|
|MA||University of Windsor||English: Literature & Creative Writing|
|BA||University of Manitoba||English: Literature|
Areas of Expertise
- Composition (First-year Writing & Studio Workshops)
Critical literacy and autoethnography
Books in Field Of Expertise
Articles in Field Of Expertise
S. Inayatulla and A. Silva. "A Conversation Rewound: Queer and Racialized Temporalities in Hamilton." Hamilton: A Special Issue of Studies in Musical Theatre. 12.2 July 2018: 265-271.
A. Silva and S. Inayatulla. "Who Tells Our Story: Intersectional Temporalities in Hamilton, An American Musical." Changing English. 24.2 July 2017: 190-201.
S. Inayatulla. "Brown Queer Compositionistas and the Reflective Practice of Automythnography." Journal of Lesbian Studies (Special Issue). 21.4 September 2016: 1-12.
S. Inayatulla. "A Revolving Closet Door: Reflections on “Queerbrown” Teacher Identity." The Writing Instructor (special issue: Queer and Now). March 2015: n.pag..
S. Inayatulla. "Beyond the Dark Closet: Reconsidering Literacy Narratives as Performative Artifacts." Journal of Basic Writing. 32.2 Fall 2013 (Release Date: December 2015): 5-27.
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Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Panel Moderator: Black Studies and Systematic Globalism " April 2019: New York African Studies Association Conference, York College.
" Intersectionality and LGBTQ Communities " April 2019: Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary Interactive Discussion, Queens College.
" Panel Moderator: Reflections on Co-Requisite Implementation: Best Practices/Pedagogies " April 2019: Restructuring First-Year Writing at CUNY: Access and Equity in the 21st Century Conference, New York City College of Technology.
" Indie Theorists and Pedagogies of Affirmation " March 2019: CUNY Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Conference.
" Punch Out, Don’t ‘Lean In’: Problematizing and Rewriting CUNY’s Vexed ‘Diversity’ Narratives " March 2019: CUNY Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Conference.
" Pride Video: CUNY Celebrates Stonewall 50 " March 2019: Interviewee for video broadcast at Queens College.
" Panel Moderator: Transgender Rights and Gender Fluidity ‘Virtual Reality' " November 2018: LGBTQ+ Symposium, York College.
" DIY Theorists: Student production of critical theory " October 2018: Thomas R. Watson Conference.
" ‘Backwards and in High Heels’: The invisibility and underrepresentation of femme(inist) administrative labor in academia. " April 2018: Critical Pedagogies at CUNY: Learning Through Writing Conference.
" Film Talkback Moderator: Apple Juice by Afolami Fasanya " February 2018: African American Resource Center, York College.
" Queering LGBT Studies: CLAGS Panel and Workshop " February 2018: CLAGS Queer Pedagogies Network, York College.
" A Recursive Approach to Writing: First-year Composition and the WI Course Sequence " February 2018: Writing Across the Curriculum Colloquium, York College.
" STR8 Talk: Sexuality and Gender Acceptance Student Club, Panel Moderator " December 2017: York College students, faculty, and staff.
" Intersectional Queer Theories: Guest Lecture " November 2017: ENG 311: Critical Studies in English, York College, CUNY.
" Sans Papiers: Studying Citizenship and Documentation in the Writing Classroom " March 2017: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Autoethnographic Reflection for Antiracist Research and Teaching Practices " February 2017: CUNY Graduate Center "CompComm" Series.
" Teach-In: Panel to Discuss Immigration Ban " February 2017: York College African American Resource Center.
" Autoethnographic Reflection for Anti-Racist Classrooms " October 2016: Thomas R. Watson Conference.
" Writing Across the Curriculum at York College " January 2016: Long Island Business Institute Faculty Convocation.
" Queer Passing Narratives: Guest Lecture " April 2015: ENG 410: Senior Seminar: American Passing Narratives, York College, CUNY.
" Contact and Commodity: Teacher Practice in Transnational Contexts " March 2015: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Translingual Diversity: Autoethnographical Teaching Strategies " September 2014: University of Michigan-Dearborn Writing Program Faculty.
" Crafting Automythnography " March 2014: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Rethinking Undergraduate Research Writing " March 2014: York College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
" Acquisition, Emancipation, Assimilation, and Loss: False Dichotomies in English Composition " April 2013: International Linguistics Association Conference, Kingsborough Community College.
" Read, Write, Assimilate: The Crises of Literacy Narratives in English Composition " March 2013: York College Provost's Lecture Series.
" Assess, Mark, Comment, or Correct: How to Respond Effectively to Student Writing " November 2012: York College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
" Redressing Literacy Narratives in Composition " October 2012: York College Department of English.
" Plagiarism As Learning: The Role of Patchwriting in Pedagogy " May 2012: CUNY CUE Conference.
" Experiences Teaching Hybrid Writing 303 " April 2012: WRIT Faculty Professional Development Workshop.
" Addressing Homophobia and Homo-negativity in the Classroom " March 2012: York College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
" Outfitting the Outcast: Writing Fishnet Femifestos from Our Dark, Queer Closets " October 2011: UCLA 13th Annual Queer Studies Conference.
" A Process as Product: Writing to Learn and Learning to Collaborate " May 2011: CUNY General Education Conference.
" Queer and Religious " April 2011: Columbia University Teach-In: Religion, Sexuality, and Gender Identity.
" Outfitting the Outcast: Sex Workers, Queer Femmes, and Fishnet Femifestos " April 2011: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Using Personal Narrative Writing in All Disciplines " March 2011: York College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
" Grading and Assessment Practices " March 2011: Teaching Freshman Writing Seminar, York College Department of English.
" Redressing the Queer Closet. " March 2010: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Troubling Boundaries: Social Action and Composition. " March 2009: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Ain’t I An Indian? Queering, teaching and representing feminist selves in text. " March 2009: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Recomposing the Design Paradigm: Understanding the Critical Effects of ‘New Media. " October 2008: Watson Conference.
" Reflecting Queerly: Writing, Practicing, In/formation. " April 2008: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" The Mudflap Girl Reads Queerly: Coming From and Bringing Out a Queer Feminist Approach. " October 2007: Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference.
" Un/scripting Race in Composition Pedagogy. " March 2006: Conference on College Composition and Communication.
" Unapologetically Yours, The Open Letter as a Rhetorical Device in the Work of Gloria Anzaldúa and t.j. bryan. " October 2005: Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference.
" Emerging Voices: Indo-Canadian Women Negotiate Hybridity. " Spring 2004: Minority Graduate Student Conference, University of Chicago; English Graduate Student Conference, York University (Toronto); Feminist Research Group Conference, University of Windsor.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
York College Professor 201 Fellowship: Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.
Director's Award, York College Annual Student Research Day: Spring 2015.
PSC-CUNY Research Award: Summer 2014.
William Stewart Travel Award: Spring 2014.
Faculty Fellowship Publication Program: Spring 2013.
PSC-CUNY Research Award: July 2011.
Teaching Excellence Award, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Spring 2010.
Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: 2004-2006.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Compositionists of Color in Queens Collective Creator/Organizer/Member: Winter 2018 to present.
Invited Reader/Reviewer, Opening Statements for Queens Court Trial: Spring 2017.
Guest Reviewer, Journal of Basic Writing: Spring 2016.
Completed Online/Hybrid Course Training: Spring 2011 to Fall 2011.