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Milanes, Patricia

Milanes, Patricia

Assistant Professor

Phone: 718-262-2483
Office Location: AC-2A13A


Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  St. John's University  American Literature  2017 
MA  Hunter College, CUNY  English Literature  2003 
BA  York College, CUNY  English Literature  1994 

Patricia Milanes holds a Ph.D. in American literature from St. John's University and an M.A. in English literature from Hunter College. Her research in health humanities examines representations of illness, wellness, health, and healing in African American literature. A long-time member of the York community, Patricia teaches academic writing, literature, and theory courses. She also takes particular interest in mentoring students throughout their time at York.

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Patricia Milanes. ""Sadness, Madness, and Vigor in Jessie Redmon Fauset's The Chinaberry Tree"." Narrative Art and the Politics of Health. 2021: 175-192.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" "Labor on the Line: Women's Work as Social Primer in Jessie Redmon Fauset's Fiction" " June 2-4, 2022: "Labor in the Space Between," 23rd Annual Space Between Society Conference, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.

" "Punch Out, Don't 'Lean In': Problematizing and Rethinking CUNY's Vexed 'Diversity' Narratives" " March 29th, 2019: CUNY Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

" Marrow of Tradition's Medical Mire: Who Heals a Culture when the Doctorin' is Ill " October 13th, 2018: NY Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA).

" Sadness, Madness, and Vigor in Jessie Redmon Fauset's The Chinaberry Tree " November 7th-11th, 2018: Society for the Study of American Women Authors (SSAWW).

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Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Participant, Faculty Fellowship Publication Program (FFPP): Spring 2021.