Adrienne Munich


Adrienne Munich
English Department
Life Sciences Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350

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.

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CAT Colloquium Series

Graduate Student Colloquium

 26 March 2014 

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Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic Narratives

23 April 2014

 Q/F/T Inaugural Lecture, Heather Love " Queer Method and the Postwar History of Sexuality Studies"

23 April 2014 


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Brooke Belisle, a 2013 New Faculty Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies will join the department next year. "Click here for more information"

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"


Raiford Guins new book "Game After" will be published in February 2014 with MIT Press.

Victoria Hesford's new book "Feeling Women's Liberation" was published with Duke University Press in June.


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February 2014

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