Office Location: AC-2A12
Degree Institution Field Dates MA Hunter College, CUNY English Literature 2003 BA York College, CUNY English Literature 1994
Patricia Milanes teaches General Education and elective courses that range from Medieval and Renaissance to Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century American literature. She has also taught Humanities 101 and often teaches Introduction to Literary Studies. She has served as the English Department's General Education Coordinator and Assistant Deputy Chair. Along with having participated on several search committees, she is currently a member of the Department's Assessment Committee
Her Master’s essay, entitled "Edmund Spenser’s Virgin Queens: Marian Iconography in 'Book I' of The Faerie Queene," explores issues of female agency in the Early Modern Era. She is currently writing a dissertation that examines representations of illness among African Americans as consumers and providers of medicine in Harlem Renaissance literature.
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