Hartley Miller

Graduate Student
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  • B.A., Wellesley College, French and Classical Studies, 2004
  • M.A., University of York (UK), Medieval English Literatures, 2008


  • “Hey, you look like a prince!” Ideology and Recognition in Guillaume de Palerne.
    Cahiers de Recherches Mediévales et Humanistes, no. 24, 2012, pp. 347-360.
  • Book review: Richard II: The Art of Kingship, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1999, Bulletin Codicologique, Centre International de Codicologie, 2009.

Paleography and Digital Humanities

  • Transcriber and markup editor, The Online Froissart. UK Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded position in a joint project of the Universities of Liverpool and Sheffield. 2007-2009.
  • Creator of a digital version of manuscript Princeton University MS Garrett 125 to make it possible to read the texts in sequence. 2018.

Translation Work

  • French consultant, EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts, by Ashoka Mody (Oxford UP, 2018).
  • Translator, “Robert’ Fawtier’s Philip the Fair,” by Elisabeth Lalou. The Capetian Century, 1214 to 1314. Jordan, William C., and Jenna Rebecca Phillips, eds. Brepols, 2017, 261-277.
  • French and Old French editor and distribution manager, Inventory Journal numbers 5, 6, and 7, Princeton University, 2015-2017.

Courses Taught

  • French 101 (Beginner French), Princeton University Department of French and Italian, Fall 2010.
  • French 103 (Advanced Beginner), Princeton University Department of French and Italian, Fall 2011.
  • Introduction to Medieval French language, New York University, Spring 2012.
  • French 102 (Beginner French), Princeton University Department of French and Italian, Spring 2016.Old French Reading Group, Princeton University Medieval Studies Program, Fall 2017.

Papers presented

  • Panel Participant (1 of 4), “The Medieval Occitan Romance Flamenca.” Société Guilhem IX, International Medieval Conference, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 13th, 2016.
  • "Reading love: the medieval romance of Flamenca and the floating text," Princeton University German Department Graduate Conference, "Topologies of Reading," March 30, 2012.
  • “The ‘Homs Prims’ in the Razos de Trobar: A paradigm of poetic knowledge,” Modern Languages Association Conference 2012 Occitan Panel, “Poetry and Knowledge,” January 7, 2012 (Seattle, WA).
  • “The performance of seeing in the Angers Tapestry of the Apocalypse,” Columbia University French Department Graduate Conference, “Word and Image,” March 4, 2011.

Other Activities

  • Paleography and Codicology Workshop with Don Skemer, Curator of Manuscripts, Princeton University Library, 8 weeks, fall semester 2010.
  • Coordinator, Graduate Student Colloquium in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Princeton University, 2011-2012.
  • Exchange student at ENS Paris, 2012-2013
  • Member of Princeton University Chapel Choir, 2009-2013.


  • Full proficiency: English, French, Spanish, Italian, beginner Romanian.
  • Reading knowledge: Old French, Old Occitan, Latin, German.