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About Me

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Ben Miller is an American writer and researcher based in Berlin, Germany and a graduate student in Global History at the Freie Universität. His academic work focuses on the transnational intellectual history of queer movements and has been published or is forthcoming in Invertito: Fachverband Homosexualität und Geschichte (Fall 2017, German), Jacobin, and OutHISTORY. From 2016-2017, he was in residence at the Magnus Hirschfeld Gesellschaft in Berlin with grant funding from the DAAD, working on a project comparing and connecting Weimar and Wilhelmine queer movements with postwar queer movements in California. He has been invited to speak at the Schwules* Museum Berlin, the WelcomeOUT Pride Festival in Sweden, and bookstores and academic conferences throughout the United States. His essays and criticism have been published in Slate, Pelican Bomb, Soonest Mended, and Lambda Literary Review. His fiction has been published in The Open Bar at Tin House, Apogee Journal, and Potluck Magazine.