PGSeminar 2 April

We’re delighted to welcome Dr. Jo Gill of the University of Exeter as the final speaker in the 2013-2014 seminar series. You can visit Dr. Gill’s profile on the University of Exeter website here.

Dr. Gill will present a paper entitled Modern American Poetry and the Architectural Imagination: “A black line drawn on flat air.” An abstract for the paper can be read here.

As it is the last seminar of the year we will also be introducing next year’s convenors. In a change from our usual routine of heading to the Duke afterwards, the School of English has graciously agreed to host a wine reception.

Please do join is in room 4047 at 5pm this Wednesday. All are welcome!

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PGSeminar 26 March

 

This week, in a change to our previously advertised schedule, we welcome the School of English’s very own Dr. Tom Walker. In keeping with the theme of recent speakers, Dr. Walker will present a paper entitled ‘Yeats, Art Writing and Revolution in the 1910s.’ You can read Dr. Walker’s biography on the School of English website here.

Please join us at 5pm in room 4047 for the penultimate seminar in this year’s series. As usual, we will head to the Duke afterwards and all are welcome.

PGSeminar 19 March

This week, we welcome another guest speaker. Professor Matthew Campbell joins us from the University of York and will present a paper entitled ‘Dora Sigerson, the Hardys and Easter 1916’. You can visit Prof. Campbell’s page on the University of York website here: http://www.york.ac.uk/english/our-staff/matthew-campbell/

Do also check out his new book, here: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/literature/irish-literature/irish-poetry-under-union-18011924

Please join us at 5pm in room 4047. As always we will head to the Duke afterwards. All are welcome!

PGSeminar 12 March

 

This week, we welcome Dr. Lauren Arrington of the University of Liverpool. Dr. Arrington is visiting TCD from the Institute of Irish Studies in Liverpool. She is currently working on Count and Countess Markievicz and will present a talk entitled ‘Constance Markieviecz’s Prison Reading.’ An abstract can be read here: https://staffpostgraduate13.wordpress.com/abstracts/  You can also read Dr. Arrington’s profile on the University of Liverpool site here: http://www.liv.ac.uk/irish/staff/Arrington.htm

Please do join us this Wednesday at 5pm in room 4047. As always, we’ll head to the Duke afterwards. All are welcome, and we hope to see many of you there.

 

 

PGSeminar 5 March

 

WE’RE BACK! It’s downhill all the way to the end of term!  To start us off on the home stretch we have two fascinating papers from Ailise Bulfin and Jane Mahony.  Ailise will present ‘The Surprising Narrative of Richard Marsh’s “The Beetle” (1897): Late Victorian Egyptofiction and the Popular Gothic.’  Jane is going to speak to us about ‘Jane Barlow’s “Irish Idylls”: A New Perspective.”

If anyone is interested in taking over the reins of the seminar series next year, send us an email or find one of us for a chat.

Please do join us this Wednesday at 5pm in room 4047 for what promises to be a lively session.  As always, we’ll head to the Duke afterwards and all are welcome.

PGSeminar 19 Feb

 

This week we welcome Professor Raphael Ingelbien of KU Leuven. Prof. Ingelbien is a visiting scholar at the School of English and will deliver a paper entitled ‘Joyce’s Tourists: Revisiting The Dead.’  You can read Prof. Ingelbien’s profile on the KU Leuven website here: http://www.kuleuven.be/wieiswie/en/person/u0043552

Please do join us at 5pm in room 4047. We will make our usual trip to the Duke afterwards, and all are welcome!

PGSeminar 12 Feb

 

This week we will hear papers from Tim Groenland, and Sarah Nangle of the School of English, Drama & Film at UCD. Tim’s paper is entitled Consider the Author: Editing David Foster Wallace’s “The Pale King.” Sarah’s paper is entitled At the Close of Chaucer’s Halcyon Days: Music and Rationality in “The Manciple’s Tale.” Abstracts for both papers can be read here: https://staffpostgraduate13.wordpress.com/abstracts/

As always, we’ll head to the Duke afterwards to continue the conversation. Please do join us at 5pm in room 4047!