Welcome to my world! -- David S. Miall

Brothers Water, Lake District, U.K.

Miall's home page

Courses, Winter 2012 Engl 209 Making Readers
  Engl 694 Empirical Project
Previous course web pages Archived courses
Latest book (August 2006) Literary Reading
  Publications -- mostly online
Miall-Kuiken research site Reader Response Research
Empirical Study of Literature IGEL Association
Career, publications, etc. Vita
Family and personal. Miall

If you have comments or want more information, please e-mail me at:
David.Miall (at) UAlberta.ca

Tintern Abbey

I can sometimes be found in person in the Humanities Centre, room 4.27. If you need to get in touch but don't find me in, please email me, or leave a note on my door (including a telephone number or email address where I can reach you).

David Miall, Feb 2001 (photo: S. Chard)

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  • I am a keynote speaker at the 4th International Stylistics Conference, China to be held at Soochow University, Suzhou, October 24-28th, 2012.
  • .I am an invited speaker at the PALA Conference (Poetics and Linguistics Association) in Malta, July 16-18 2012
  • I gave a paper on "The neuropsychology of literariness" at the conference on Neuroaesthetics in Copenhagen, September 24-26, 2009
  • Current courses include: The Empirical Project, a graduate-level course on empirical studies of literary reading.
  • Forthcoming publications include:
    • "Confounding the literary: Temporal problems in hypertext." In Anouk Lang (Ed.), From Codex to Hypertext: Reading at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press
  • Recent publications include:
    • "Emotions and the Structuring of Narrative Response." Poetics Today, 32 (2011): 323-348.
    • Olivia Fialho, Sonia Zyngier, and David S. Miall. "Interpretation and Experience: Two Pedagogical Interventions Observed." English in Education 45 (2011): 236-252.
    • “Science in the Perspective of Literariness.” Scientific Study of Literature, 8 (2011): 8-14.
    • "Enacting the Other: Towards an Aesthetics of Feeling in Literary Reading." In Peter Goldie and Elisabeth Schellekens (Eds.), The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology. Oxford University Press, 2011. 285-298.

Last updated: January 14th 2012

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