Michael C. Amrozowicz

Michael C. Amrozowicz

Degree(s) earned and location:

Ph.D. – In progress, currently studying at the University at Albany (SUNY) Expected graduation – May 2014

M.A. – English Language and Literature
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, 2008
Thesis: “‘We then talked of me’: Boswell’s Engaging Selfhood” directed by Dr. Alfred Lutz; Dr. Carl Ostrowski, second reader

B.A. – English Language and Literature, Philosophy
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, 2002 

Research Interests:

The long/transatlantic eighteenth century, twentieth/twenty-first-century American poetry

Select Publications: 

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Adam Smith on History and Poetry” in The Oxford Adam Smith Handbook, published by Oxford University Press (forthcoming in 2012).

REVIEWS

Abbott, Steven. Gore Vidal: A Bibliography, 1940-2009, in Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 105.1 (March) 2011: 91-3.

Hagstrom, Jack W. C. and Bill Morgan. James Ingram Merrill: A Descriptive Bibliography in Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 105.1 (March) 2011: 97-9.

Shevlin, Eleanor F., ed. The History of the Book in the West: 1700-1800 in Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America (forthcoming in June 2012).

Select Conference Presentations: 

“Community, Romance, and the Novel in Adam Smith’s Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres and Theory of Moral Sentiments,” Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society conference at the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC, 12-15 April 2012 (forthcoming). 

“‘If we shed any tears, we carefully conceal them’: Adam Smith’s Masculinities,” Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference: Hamilton, Ontario Canada, 26-29 October 2011.

 "Sir, we know our men": James Boswell's Fashionable and Multifarious Character(s)," Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference: Buffalo, NY 21-23 October 2010.

 “‘No One Ever Made a Bargain in Verse’: Aspects of Adam Smith’s Theory of Poetics in the Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres,” Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society conference at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton NJ, 24-27 June 2010.

 “‘Intertainment’ Versus ‘Fact’: Form and Content in Adam Smith’s Poetics,” Smith in Glasgow ’09 conference: Glasgow, Scotland, 1 April 2009.

TEACHING

English 144 – Reading Shakespeare at the University at Albany (SUNY): Spring 2012
English 144 – Reading Shakespeare at the University at Albany (SUNY): Fall 2011
Writing Center Graduate Advisor at the University at Albany (SUNY) – Spring 2011
English 205Z (TA) – Introduction to Writing at the University at Albany (SUNY): Fall 2010
Guest lecturer, English 3210 – Restoration and the Eighteenth Century, Alexander Pope and the concept of taste at Middle Tennessee State University: Spring 2009.
English as a Second Language at the Spring Hill Public Library: 2006-2009.

E-mail address: mamrozowicz@albany.edu