Amy Milka

Dr Amy Milka

ARC Postdoctoral Fellow

Adelaide Law School

Faculty of the Professions

Amy Milka is an ARC Grant-Funded Researcher in Law. She specialises in eighteenth-century history, literature and culture. Her research interests include the history of law and legal culture, print culture and visual satire, radical politics and emotions. Her current research focuses on two areas: emotions in eighteenth-century criminal courtrooms; and Jacobinism in England and France during the French Revolution.

Amy was appointed Lecturer in Eighteenth Century English Literature at the University of York (2013-14), and Teaching Fellow in the School of English at the University of Sussex (2014-15). From 2015-2018, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions ‘Change' program at the University of Adelaide led by Professor David Lemmings.

Amy has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses on many aspects of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European history, literature and culture, including primitivism, representations of the city, the history of emotions, and gender and sexuality. She is also interested in the digital humanities, and thinking about new digital research methods and approaches.

  • Position: ARC Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Phone: 83135608
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  • Fax: 8313 4341
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Napier, floor 3
  • Room: 3 09
  • Org Unit: School of Humanities

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