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Nancy K. Miller
Contemporary autobiography and autobiography theory, women's writing (American and French), 20th-century cultural history (after 1945), feminist theory.
Distinguished Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and French
The Heroine's Text: Readings in the French and English Novel, 1722-1782. New York: Columbia University Press, 1980.
Subject to Change: Reading Feminist Writing. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988; paperback edition, 1989.
Getting Personal: Feminist Occasions and Other Autobiographical Acts
. New York and London: Routledge, 1991.
French Dressing: Women, Men and Ancien Régime Fiction
. New York and London: Routledge, 1995.
Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death
. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
The Poetics of Gender. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986; paperback edition, 1987.
Yale French Studies, 75 (Fall 1988), "The Politics of Tradition: Placing Women in French Literature," with Joan DeJean; revised for book form: Displacements: Women, Tradition, Literatures in French. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.
Period Editor, A History of French Literature, ed. Denis Hollier. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989; trans. De la littérature française. Paris: Bordas, 1993.
Lettres d'une Péruvienne, Françoise de Graffigny; ed. with Joan DeJean. In French and in a new English translation. New York: MLA, 1993.
Contre-courants: les femmes s'écrivent à travers les siècles. An anthology of women's writing in French
. With Mary Ann Caws, Elizabeth Houlding, and Cheryl Morgan. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1994.
Co-editor and co-founder with Carolyn G. Heilbrun, "
Gender and Culture
," a series published by Columbia University Press, 1983.
Appointments and Awards:
Mellon Teaching Fellow in the Humanities, Columbia University, 1976-78
MacDowell Colony Fellow, June 1980
Faculty Fellow, The Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College, Fall 1980; Spring 1984
Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowship, 1985-86
NEH Summer Seminar Director, 1987: "Issues in Feminist Literary Criticism"
The School for Criticism and Theory, Summer 1988 (six-week course): "The Subjects of Feminist Criticism"
PSC-CUNY Research Award, Summer 1989
USIA American Specialist Program, courses and lectures in Brazil, October 1-24, 1989
NEH Senior Fellowship, 1989-1990
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1989-90 (Grant taken in Spring 1991)
Scholar Incentive Award, Lehman College, CUNY, Spring 1991
NEH Summer Seminar Director, 1991: "Autobiographical Acts: Gender/ Culture/ Theory/ Writing," The Graduate School, CUNY
Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Fall 1993
NEH Summer Seminar Director, 1995: "Autobiographical Acts: Gender/ Culture/ Theory/ Writing," The Graduate School, CUNY
Mellon Dissertation Workshop, Director, Summer 1996, The Graduate School, CUNY.
Visiting Professor, Tel Aviv University, Hebrew University, December/January 1996-97
Harry Lyman Hooker Visiting Professor, McMaster University, January 1998
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, 1998-99