UCD School of English, Drama and Film
Research Seminars Autumn 2018
All seminars Wednesdays, 4pm, Room J208
Sarah Moss (University of Warwick), “Writing a Prehistorical Novel: lying, stealing and research-based fiction.” Chair: Danielle Clarke.
Anna Teekell (Christopher Newport University), “Fake News & the Irish Literary Tradition from the Emergency to the Troubles.” Chair: Anne Fogarty.
John Balaban (North Carolina State University), “‘Path, Crooked Path’ poetry and translations by John Balaban , who will also read from his new manuscript.” Chair: Paul Perry.
Rebecca Barr (NUI Galway), “Sticky Feelings: novels, gender, and disgust.” Chair: Lucy Cogan.
Panel: “Arts and Science: Possibilities and challenges of interdisciplinary research from a medieval perspective”
Speakers: Christina Lee (University of Nottingham)
and Rebecca Stephenson (UCD).
Special Event: Thursday, November 8, 6pm – The Clinton Auditorium
(This will be a ticketed event)
“Novelising King Lear: In Conversation With Anne Enright (UCD) and Preti Taneja (University of Cambridge).”
Chair: Miranda Thomas
with introductory remarks from Danielle Clarke.
Andrew Crumey (Northumbria University), “Bakhtin’s boat and The Great Chain of Unbeing.” Chair: Katy Hayes.
Sarah Comyn (UCD), “‘Going Galt’: Ayn Rand and the Neoliberal Novel.” Chair Nick Daly
This seminar will be followed by the launch of Sarah’s new book Political Economy and the Novel in the Common Room.