Marc Mierowsky


About Marc Mierowsky

Marc Mierowsky completed a PhD in English and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge in 2016. He has held postdoctoral fellowships at the Universities of Cambridge and Keele and is currently a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Melbourne. His current work focuses on the history of naturalization and uses the tools of literary and cultural history to bridge the gap between citizenship as an aspect of identity and the concept’s legal operation.


Articles about Marc Mierowsky

Articles by Marc Mierowsky

The Trouble with Strangers

In Placeless People, literary language is shown to have its own kind of agency in redressing this dynamic. Metaphor becomes a node of connection between thought and word, word and action, action and the formation of new kinds of political and ethical communities. The agency of literary language is generative and it is also interrogative. Stonebridge’s writers ask what it is to be placeless so that we know how to be citizens; their acts of questioning seek to erode the distinction between these two categories of being.