Adrienne Munich

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Adrienne Munich
Professor
English Department
Life Sciences Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350
amunich@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

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.

Events

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CAT Colloquium Series
Graduate Colloquia will take place on September 24, 2014 in the Humanities Institute - 1:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Liz Montegary - "Does It Run in the Family?": Health, Security, and the Future of LGBT Politics.

Michelle Ho - Tracing Triple Axels: Race, Femininities, and Japan's Women Figure Skaters.

November 5th - Details to follow

Fall 2014 CAT Graduate Conference

Topic: Endings
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan 
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Co-Sponsored Events

September 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.


October 22, 2014 -Provost’s Lecture Series -Ruth Bottigheimer "Fairy Tales and City Life: Literature and Society,Generic Shifts and Worldview Changes"           

  News

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Department

New MA/PhD in Women's and Gender Studies

The Department is pleased to announce that the new MA/PhD program in Women's and Gender Studies has received official certification.  "Click here for more information"

Faculty

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.

Students


Beth Tsai has been selected to receive the 2014 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.


Kudos Newsletter 

July 2014


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