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.
Date Position Institution name 2015 - 2019 Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Adelaide 2015 ARC Research Associate University of Adelaide, Adelaide 2014 - 2015 Teaching Fellow in Romantic Literature University of Sussex, Brighton 2013 - 2014 Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature University of York, York
Language Competency French Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2009 - 2013 University of York, York United Kingdom PhD English 2008 - 2009 University of York, York United Kingdom MA Eighteenth-Century Studies 2005 - 2008 University of York, York United Kingdom BA(Hons) English and Related Literature
Year Citation 2019 Milka, A. (2019). Feeling for forgers: character, sympathy and financial crime in London during the late eighteenth century. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 42(1), 7-25.
2019 Milka, A. (2019). Women before the court: law and patriarchy in the Anglo-American world, 1600-1800. WOMENS HISTORY REVIEW, 28(7), 1238-1239.
2017 Milka, A., & Lemmings, D. (2017). Narratives of feeling and majesty: mediated emotions in the eighteenth-century criminal courtroom. Journal of Legal History, 38(2), 155-178.
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2017 Milka, A. (2017). John Thelwall and the Materialist Imagination. JOURNAL FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES, 40(3), 465-466.
2017 Milka, A. (2017). Impostors: performance, emotion, and genteel criminality in late eighteenth-century England. Emotions: History, Culture, Society, 1(2), 81-107.
2013 Milka, A. (2013). Next-door neighbours: contrast and caricature in the early 1790s. Skepsi, 5(2), 11-25.
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