Geordie Miller

Lecturer, English

Geordie Miller

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B.A. (Queen's)
M.A. (Dalhousie)
Ph.D. (Dalhousie)



ENGL 1501: Introduction to Poetry (2019)

ENGL 1801: Introduction to Prose Fiction (2016; 2019)

ENGL 1991: Science Fiction (2018)

ENGL 2301: Literary Periods, 1800-Present (2018)

FINA 4951: Independent Study (Art Theory and Practice) (2018)

ENGL 3911: Studies in Literary Genre: Horror (2016)

ENGL 3881: Contemporary Literary Theory II (2016)

ENGL 4951: Independent Study (Western Marxism: Artful Dodger) (2016)

ENGL 3850: Creative Writing (2015-2016)

ENGL 3871: Contemporary Literary Theory I (2015)




Research interests

 Creative Writing, Critical Theory, American Literature, Contemporary Canadian Poetry




"Then As Now." Rev. of  Certain Details  (Nelson Ball),  Space Between Her Lips  (Margaret Christakos) , and  The Essential John ReibetanzCanadian Literature . 29 June 2018.

"Sui Generous: Examining the Object of Organized Philanthropy Through the MacArthur Foundation."  Negative Cosmopolitanism: Abjection, Power, Biopolitics . Edited by Eddy Kent and Terri Tomsky. McGill-Queen's UP. Fall 2017. 43-57.

"Monday Morning." Rev. of  Galleryfill  by Keeley Haftner.  Visual Arts News . Fall 2017.

"What Work Is." Rev. of  Putting Life to Work  by Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens.  Visual Arts News . Summer 2017.

"A Fast Shutter for Slow Violence." Rev. of  The Nature of Nature  by Thaddeus Holownia.  Canadian Art . 28 February 2017.

"Reimaging Invasive Species." Rev. of  Murmurations  by Rita McKeough and Graeme Patterson.  Visual Arts News . Spring 2017.

"Big Art in a Small Town: A Report on Sackville's  Ok. Quoi?!Canadian Art . 4 August 2016.

"To the Bone: The Instrumental Activism of Dionne Brand's Ossuaries ." Public Poetics . Eds. Bart Vautour, Erin Wunker, Travis V. Mason, and Christl Verduyn. Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2015.

"Graduating from The University of Psych" (Readers' Forum). English Studies in Canada  40.4 (2015).

Re:union . Halifax: Invisible Publishing, Spring 2014.
"Neoliberal Rupture/Rapture." Rev. of  To the BarricadesThis Poem , and  ZeppelinDalhousie Review 93.2 (Winter 2013): 305-309.  

"'Shifting Ground': Breaking (from) Baudrillard's 'Code' in Autobiography of Red ."  Canadian Literature 210/211 (Winter 2012): 152-67. 



Grants, awards, & honours

Killam Predoctoral Scholarship, 2012-2014 

James DeMille Short Story Prize, Dalhousie University Department of English, 2013

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, 2010-2012