Adams, Amanda

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Amanda Adams

Associate Professor of English
Co-Advisor for Gender Studies Minor
12E Cambridge Hall
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Research Interests
Transatlantic Studies, Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Victorian Literature, Realism, Gender Studies, Ecocriticism, Cultural Studies
Ph.D., University of Oregon
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Miami University

Amanda Adams researches and publishes on nineteenth-century transatlantic literature and culture. Her work, including a book, Performing Authorship in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Lecture Tour (Ashgate, 2014), several articles, and a forthcoming project on the walking lives of nineteenth-century Anglo- American women, focuses on the embodied lives of nineteenth-century authors and their readers. Dr. Adams teaches the American literature surveys, nineteenth-century American fiction, Composition, and various topics courses whose subjects range from comedy in literature and film to concepts of wilderness in nineteenth-century literature. She is active in interdisciplinary programs, teaching the introductory Arts and Humanities in Western Culture course as well as Introduction to American Studies. Dr. Adams also serves as the co-adviser to the American Studies and Gender Studies minors.

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