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Profile: Joshua Miller

Title: Associate Professor
Degree:
Ph.D., Columbia  2001
Miller

Contact Info

Office:

3026 TH

Phone:

764-5156

Uniqname:

joshualm

email:

joshualm@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

U.S. literature, Modernism/Modernity, Language Politics, Cultural Theory.

Secondary Interests

Visual Culture, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Modern Jewish Literatures

Publications

The Cambridge Companion to the American Modernist Novel (Cambridge UP, forthcoming)

Accented AmericaThe Cultural Politics of Multilingual Modernism [Modernist Literature and Culture Series] (Oxford UP, 2011)

"The Immigrant Novel," Oxford History of the Novel in English, Vol. 6. ed. Priscilla Wald and Michael A. Elliott. New York: Oxford UP, 2014.

"American Languages," The Blackwell Companion to American Studies. ed., John Carlos Rowe.  New York: Blackwell, 2009: 124-149.

“The ‘Gorgeous Laughter’ of Filipino Modernity: Carlos Bulosan’s The Laughter of My Father.” Bad Modernisms. eds. Douglas Mao and Rebecca Walkowitz. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006: 238-68.

“Multilingual Narrative and the Refusal of Translation: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee and R. Zamora Linmark’s Rolling the R’s.” How Far Is America From Here? Rodopi: Amsterdam, 2005: 467-80.

"The Transamerican Trail to Cerca del Cielo: John Sayles and the Aesthetics of Multilingual Cinema." Bilingual Games. Ed. Doris Sommer. New York: Palgrave/St. Martin's, 2003: 121-48.

"'A Strange Addiction to Irreality': Nothing Personal and the Legacy of Image-Text Collaborations" (with photographs by Richard Avedon, Walker Evans, and Jacob Riis), Re-Viewing James Baldwin: Things Not Seen. Ed. D. Quentin Miller. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000: 154-89.

"The Discovery of What it Means to be a Witness: James Baldwin's Dialectics of Distance" (with five photographs by Richard Avedon). James Baldwin Now. Ed. Dwight A. McBride. New York: New York University Press, 1999: 331-59.

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