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Allison Miller

Allison Miller

Allison Miller is associate editor of JSTOR Daily. She has a Ph.D. in U.S. gender history and has written for the Nation, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and other publications. She is also the former editor of Perspectives on History, the magazine of the American Historical Association. Follow her on Twitter at @Cliopticon.

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc, for Fascists and Feminists

As Catholics mark the centennial of her canonization, it’s clear that there is more than one Joan of Arc. How did that happen?
A group of goths in Trafalgar Square, London, 1987

Goth Won’t Die, but It Wants a Funeral Anyway

Like its celebrated vampires, the Goth subculture has roots in a fascination with death and cultural transgression.