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FGSS & LGBT Studies Workshop: "Putting Yourself Out There: Self-Narration in Job Materials" with Hillary Miller

Monday, February 13, 2023 at 12:00pm

Rockefeller Hall, 190
Central Campus

Hillary Miller

Assistant Professor of English, Queens College, CUNY

Assistant Director of Graduate Studies (English MA)

Affiliate faculty, Graduate Center, CUNY

Hillary Miller teaches twentieth and twenty-first century drama in the English Department at Queens College (CUNY) and serves as Assistant Director of the English MA program. Her first book, Drop Dead: Performance in Crisis, 1970s New York (Northwestern University Press, 2016), won the John W. Frick Book Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society and the Barnard Hewitt Award for Outstanding Research in Theatre History from the American Society for Theatre Research. Her second book, Playwrights on Television: Conversations with Dramatists (Routledge, 2020), addresses the labor of the contemporary playwright through interviews with eighteen dramatic writers about their cross-platform writing careers. She has published on numerous topics related to theatre post-World War II in the United States, including: activist theatre traditions; queer precarity; performance and urban space; racial, ethnic, and geographic inequalities in the arts; and the politics of producing. 

Her essays and reviews have appeared in Lateral, PAJPerformance Research, The Radical History ReviewRiDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, Theatre Journal, and Theatre Survey. She currently serves as Vice President of Awards for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE). She received her Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance from the Graduate Center (City University of New York), an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and a B.A. in Theatre and Women’s Studies from Dartmouth College. She has taught at Baruch College (CUNY), California State University-Northridge, and Stanford University.

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Food/Catering, Class/ Workshop


Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies, Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, Diversity

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graduate school, diversity, Graduate Students, cashum, caspma, fgsscal, lgbtstudiescal

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Maria Montesano or Aidan Kelly

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Hillary Miller

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Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English at Queen's College, CUNY

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Graduate students

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