Adam G. Sills
Associate Professor of English
Mason Hall 306
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Degrees: PHD, 2001, SUNY Coll Buffalo; MA, 1999, SUNY Coll Buffalo; BA, 1991, Hamilton Coll NY
Dr. Adam Sills is an associate professor of English who specializes in Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature. He teaches a wide variety of surveys and seminars in the period that explore topics such as the rise of the novel, early modern aesthetic and political philosophy, the history of the book, dramatic literature and the theater, and the discourses of geography and cartography, which is his primary area of research. Dr. Sills has published articles on the intersections and tensions between cartographic representation and eighteenth-century British literature in English Literary History, Journal of Narrative Theory, and Literature Compass and has a book forthcoming from AMS Press, Against the Map: Cartography, Nation, and the Politics of Geography in Britain, 1678-1814. His current research focuses on the geography of piracy and the eighteenth-century book trade.