Cassie M. Miura, Ph.D.
Cassie M. Miura is an Associate Teaching Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. She also serves as Co-PI of UW Tacoma's AAPI THRIVE Project, a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education's AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions) Program.
I am currently working on an essay about affect and rhetorical constructions of Asian American identity for a collection under contract with Modern Language Association.
History of the emotions
Rhetoric and Composition
Asian American Studies
Early modern literature
Sample of courses offered: TWRT 120 Academic Writing I, TWRT 121 Academic Writing II, TCORE 124 Introduction to Humanities: Asian American Literature and Culture, TWRT 388 Writing for Social Change, TWRT 340 Asian American Rhetorics, Literacies, and Activism
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Modern Language Association
Shakespeare Association of America
The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
Honors and Awards
Office of Community Partnerships Faculty Fellows Award with Jimmy McCarty, 2022
SIAS Interdisciplinary Teaching and Scholarship Collaboration Award with Tanya Velasquez, 2021
SIAS Scholarship and Teaching Fund Award, 2019
SIAS Professional Development Grant, 2018
ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award, 2017
Co-editor with Cora Fox and Bradley Irish. Positive Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture. Manchester University Press, 2021. https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526137135/
"Cavell’s Tragic Scepticism and the Comedy of the Cuckold: Othello and Montaigne Revisited.” Shakespeare and Montaigne. Eds. Lars Engle, Patrick Gray, William M, Hamlin. Edinburgh University Press, 2021.
“‘Sweet Moistening Sleep’: Perturbations of the Mind and Rest for the Body in Robert Burton’s Anatomy of Melancholy.” Forming Sleep: Embodied and Literary Form in the English Renaissance. Eds. Margaret Simon and Nancy Simpson-Younger. Penn State University Press, 2020.
“Empowering First-Generation Students: Bardolatry and the Shakespeare Survey.” Early Modern Culture: vol. 14, no. 4, 2019, pp. 44-56. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/emc/vol14/iss1/4/
Invited review, “Get Unhappy,” of A User’s Guide to Melancholy, by Mary Ann Lund and The Anatomy of Melancholy, edited by Angus Gowland. The Times Literary Supplement, No. 6195/6, December 24/31, 2021. https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/a-users-guide-to-melancholy-mary-ann-lund-an-anatomy-of-melancholy-robert-burton-book-review-cassie-m-miura/
Invited review of Feeling Faint: Affect and Consciousness in the Renaissance, by Guilio Pertile. Renaissance Quarterly, vol. 73, no. 2, (Summer) 2020.