Professor Anne M. McKim
Associate Dean PBRF (FASS), Professor of English
Qualifications: MA (Hons) Dundee, MA Manitoba, PhD Edinburgh
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
McKim, A. M. (2016). ‘”The Pretender (whom you desire an account of)”: Curious travellers and the exiled Stuarts in Rome’. In Sixteenth International Conference on the Literature of Region and Nation. University of A Coruña, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain.
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.
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I currently supervise student research in travel writing and medievalism
Associations and Memberships
Doctoral Research Unit, Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research
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