Laura Miller

Laura Miller, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-839-4891 | Fax: 678-839-4849

Email:  lmiller@westga.edu

Office: Technology Learning Center 2238

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Biography

Dr. Miller finished her Ph.D. in 2010 at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She studies the intersections of literature, media, and science during the eighteenth century.

Representative Publications:

"Publishers and Gendered Readership in English-Language Editions of Il Newtonianismo per le Dame." Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture (42) 2013 (191-214).
"Masculinity, Space, and Late Seventeenth-Century Alchemical Practices." Essay accepted for collection Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820, eds. Karen Gevirtz and Mona Narain. (Collection under contract at Ashgate).
"Between Life and Death: Representing Medicine, Necrophilia, and the Figure of the Intercessor in M.G. Lewis's The Monk." Sex and Death in the Eighteenth Century, ed. Jolene Zigarovich. London and New York: Routledge 2013,
"Sea: Transporting England." Broadside Ballads from the Pepys Collection: A Selection of Texts, Approaches, and Recordings, ed. Patricia Fumerton (Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2012).

http://westga.academia.edu/LauraMiller


Education/Degrees

  • B.A., English, Duke University, 1997
  • M.A., English, California State University, Northridge, 2004
  • Ph.D., English, UC Santa Barbara, 2010

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • ENGL-1101 (English Composition I)    
    • ENGL-2120 (British Literature)    
    • ENGL-2190 (Literature by Women)    
    • ENGL-3000 (Research and Methodology)    
    • ENGL-4106 (Studies in Genre: Satire)    
    • ENGL-4130 (Eighteenth-Century Brit Lit)    
    • ENGL-4185 (StudiesInLitByWomen:British)    
    • ENGL-4188 (Individual Authors:J.M Coetzee)    
    • ENGL-4384 (Senior Seminar)    
    • ENGL-5106 (Studies in Genre:Satire)    
    • ENGL-5130 (Eighteenth-Century Brit Lit)    
    • ENGL-5185 (StudiesInLitByWomen:British)    
    • ENGL-6105 (Seminar in British Lit I)    
    • XIDS-2100 (Media and the Arts)    
  • Fall 2013 Sections
    • ENGL-1101 (English Composition I) Section: 129   [View Syllabus]
    • XIDS-2100 (Media and the Arts) Section: 03   [View Syllabus]
    • ENGL-4130 (Eighteenth-Century Brit Lit) Section: 01W   [View Syllabus]
    • ENGL-4384 (Senior Seminar) Section: 02W
    • ENGL-5130 (Eighteenth-Century Brit Lit) Section: 01
  • Summer 2013 Sections
    • ENGL-4188 (Individual Authors:J.M Coetzee) Section: 01W   [View Syllabus]
  • Spring 2013 Sections
    • ENGL-2120 (British Literature) Section: 01
    • ENGL-4106 (Studies in Genre: Satire) Section: 01W   [View Syllabus]
    • ENGL-5106 (Studies in Genre:Satire) Section: 01
    • ENGL-6105 (Seminar in British Lit I) Section: 01