Derrick Miller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of German
Office: Leutze Hall 282
Tel: (910) 962-2538
Fax: (910) 962-7712
B.A. Davidson College
M.A., Ph.D.,University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Derrick Miller studied at Davidson College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and taught at Grinnell College and Duke University before joining the UNCW Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures in 2008. He teaches German at all undergraduate levels and offers advanced courses on Fairy Tales, German Immigrants and Culture in the United States, and the German Enlightenment. He also leads the UNCW intensive summer German language course in Bremen, and he is currently the German section coordinator. His research focuses on the history of sexuality and eighteenth-century German religious culture, especially the Moravian Church in Europe and North America.
“A Debauchery of the Spirit Worthy of a Teacher of Virtue: Christoph Martin Wielands Innovative Erotic Style.” In Christoph Martin Wielands Schreibweisen. Ästhetische Signaturen, edited by Miriam Seidler. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, forthcoming.
“Moravian Familiarities: Choir Community in the Moravian Church in Europe and North America in the Mid-Eighteenth Century.” Under consideration by The Journal of Moravian History.
“Sanctioning Pleasure: Sodomy and Lessing’s Critical Project.” Under consideration by Eighteenth-Century Studies.