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Professor Anne M. McKim

Associate Dean PBRF (FASS), Professor of English

Qualifications: MA (Hons) Dundee, MA Manitoba, PhD Edinburgh

School of Arts

(anne.mckim@waikato.ac.nz)

About Anne

Born in Glasgow and educated in Scotland and Canada, her main research interests and publications are in British Literature, particularly Medieval Studies and Eighteenth-Century Literature. Her books include critical editions of 'Hary's Wallace' and 'The Laste Epistle of Cresseid', John Macky's Journey through Scotland (1723), and a study of Daniel Defoe in Scotland. She has two books forthcoming: one on early eighteenth-century travellers' accounts of Scotland, and the other on eighteenth-century British women travellers in Italy. Current  research projects focus on a range of autobiographical writings, including memoirs, letters and travel journals. She has also collaborated on a wide range of research projects focused on tertiary education.

Possible research supervision areas: late medieval literature and historiography, medievalism, early modern journalism, travel writing, text editing.

Expertise

English; Teaching and Learning; Tertiary Education

British literature, particularly medieval and eighteenth-century literature; medieval historiography; early journalism; travel writing; memoirs; diaries; letters and journals.

Featured Publications

McKim, A. M. (2014). Ed. A Journey Through Scotland (1723) by John Macky. The Grimsay Press.

Harlow, A., Peter, M., & McKim, A. (2014). Waikato Journal of Education: Special Edition: Emergent learning and threshold concepts in tertiary education. Waikato Journal of Education, 19(2), 130 pages. doi:10.15663/wje.v19i2

Scholarly edition WJE Special Issue

Forthcoming Publications

McKim, A.  (2016).'If Your Daughters are inclined to love reading, do not check their inclination': Passing on knowledge and advice among elite  women in eighteenth-century Scotland. University of Bordeaux Press

McKim, A. (2017). 'A woman of infinite wit, and agreeable conversation, always entertained me’: The Countess of Pomfret and Italian hospitality',  Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies.

Recent Publications

  • McKim, A. (2017). If your daughters are inclined to love reading, do not check their inclination: Passing on knowledge and advice among elite women in eighteenth-century Scotland. In L. Graham (Ed.), The Production and Dissemination of Knowledge in Scotland (pp. 185-204). Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté (PUFC) (University Press of Franche-Comté).

  • Moffat, K., & McKim, A. (2016). Transforming conceptual space into a creative learning place: Crossing a threshold. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 15(3-4), 414-431. doi:10.1177/1474022215572915

  • McKim, A. M. (2015). ‘Bot wyt ye weill withouytn lesing’: Knowing and truth-telling in Older Scots historiography. In To speik off science, craft or sapience: Knowledge and Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Scotland. Conference held at Collaborative Research Centre: Episteme in Motion, Freie University of Berlin, Germany.

  • McKim, A. M. (2015). The Testament of Gideon Mack: Jangling the universal nerve?. In R. Nicholson, C. Marquis, & G. Szamosi (Eds.), Contested Identities: Literary Negotiations in Time and Place (pp. 51-69). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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Papers Taught

Supervision

I currently supervise student research in travel writing and medievalism

Associations and Memberships

Doctoral Research Unit, Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
McKim, Prof Anne 9190 mckim I.3.14 English Programme