Adrienne Munich's main areas of research are in Victorian literature and culture, early modernism, material culture, and fashion theory. She co-edits the journal, Victorian Literature and Culture. Author of books and articles about Victorian aesthetics and interpretation, Queen Victoria, Victorian food, early modern royal uses of the radio, and the blue diamond in the film, Titanic, she and a former Stony Brook Ph.D. student have recently edited two books about Amy Lowell, the American modern poet. Currently, she is working on a project about diamonds that focuses on the 1867 discovery of diamonds in South Africa, an interdisciplinary program on fashion studies, and a collection of personal essays about inherited jewels. A selection of recent courses and Ph.D. seminars includes, New York Fashion, Fictions and Finances, Mind-Altered Victorians, Victorian Sexualities/Victorian Genders, and Fetishism and Thing Theory.
1976 Ph.D. City University of New York.
Prof. Munich's CV.
Graduate Colloquium will take place on November 5, 2014 in the Humanities Institute - 1:00-2:20 p.m.
Izabela Kalinowska-Blackwood presenting "Striptease and the End of Communism"
Alexandra Novitskaya presenting "John Stuart Mill's Subjection of Women and the 'Woman Question' in Russia"
Fall 2014 CAT Graduate ConferenceTopic: Endings
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan
Co-Sponsored EventsSeptember 18 - 20, 2014 -"Global Women’s Cinema Conference"
September 23, 2014 - Poet, essayist and critic Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
The Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature, invites you to the conference: LATINO PEDAGOGIES: THEORIZING A TRANSNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
When: October 17th 9:45 to 5:30 P.M. Where: Poetry Center HUM2001
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New MA/PhD in Women's and Gender Studies
Kadji Amin has been awarded a Humanities Institute at Stony Brook Faculty Fellowship for Spring semester of 2015 for the completion of his book, Queer Attachments.
Raiford Guins "Punk archaeologists" explain that they went looking for more than just video-game cartridges in a New Mexico landfill.
Nancy Hiemstra has been selected to receive the 2014 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.
Robert Harvey has been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor.
Izabela Kalinowska-Blackwood is curating a film series at the IWM in Vienna.
Beth Tsai has been selected to receive the 2014 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.