UCD School of English, Drama and Film Research Seminars Spring 2018

All seminars Wednesdays, 4pm, Room J208


January 31

Claire Jowitt (University of East Anglia), “Shadow States and Ungovernable Ships: the Ideology of Early Modern Piracy” – Chair Jane Grogan


February 7 

Lara Atkin (UCD – South Hem ERC Project), “‘The South African ‘Children of the Mist’: The Bushman, The Highlander and the Making of Colonial Identity in Thomas Pringle’s South African Poetry”


February 21

Alison Winch (University of East Anglia), “The New Patriarchs of Digital Capitalism” – Chair Diane Negra


February 28

Alex Bubb (Roehampton University – TCD), “Building a Global Bookshelf: Asian Classics for the Victorian General Reader”


March 7

Tim Groenland (UCD), “‘Playful combat’: The Editing of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest.


March 28

Jorie Lagerwey (UCD), “Horrible White People: Millennial Television Whiteness in the time of Trump”


April 11

Frank McGuiness (UCD), “Strategies Of Failure: Parnell And Joyce’s Dubliners” – Chair Anne Fogarty