Graduate Teaching Assistant
Mariam Hale is a PhD candidate in History of Art at the University of York, supervised by Professor Elizabeth Prettejohn. She researches the representation of fantasy in late nineteenth-century Britain, with a particular focus on the interplay between visual art and literature. Mariam completed her BA in Political Science and Arabic at Williams College in 2014, and an MLitt in the History of Art in 2018 at the University of St Andrews, writing a dissertation on late-Victorian middle-class home decoration. She is a member of the editorial board of Aspectus: A Journal of Visual Culture, and a volunteer in the Costume and Textiles department at the York Castle Museum.