Graduate Teaching Assistant in French and Francophone Studies
Jodie Miller is a Master's student in French and Francophone studies. Her research interests include historical perspectives on the French language, postcolonial literature and theory, and interdisciplinary approaches to medieval studies by means of anthropological and geographical concepts. She is currently writing a Master's thesis on the Occitan literary culture after the Albigensian Crusade to consider linguistic identity in France in the Middle Ages.
She recently presented on Assia Djebar's L'Amour, La Fantasia for "(Re)Activism: Artists and Academics as Political Agents" at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her article, La figure du Cowboy : représentations de la violence réelle et symbolique de l'exceptionnalisme américain, was accepted for inclusion in the University of Tennessee graduate student journal, Vernacular: New Connections in Language Literature and Culture.