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Dervila Layden

Occasional Lecturer

School Of English, Drama & Film

Tel: +353 1 7167372
Email: dervila.layden@ucd.ie

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2002.
Title: Open Postgraduate Scholarship
Year: 2003.
Title: BA Modular Arts Fellowship
Year: 2001.
Title: Open Postgraduate Scholarship
       

Conference Contributions

Dervila Layden; (2008) Pushing the Limits of Romantic Comedy? Irish Takes on the Happy-Ever-After. [Invited Oral Presentation], Visualising Ireland (Theory, Culture, Image), Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD , 04-JUL-08 - 06-JUL-08.
Dervila Layden; (2008) Genre and Social Change as Reflected in Contemporary Irish Film (1990-2001). [Invited Oral Presentation], Film Studies 2008 Research Symposium, O'Kane Centre for Film Studies, UCD , 23-APR-08 - 23-APR-08.
Dervila Layden; (2008) Imaging Ireland: Spirited Constructions (Panel). [Chaired Session], Visualising Ireland (Theory, Culture, Image), Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD , 04-JUL-08 - 06-JUL-08.
Dervila Layden; (2007) Gender and the Social Outsider in Contemporary Irish Comedy. [Invited Oral Presentation], Contemporary Irish Cinema, Limoges, France , 22-NOV-07 - 23-NOV-07.
Layden, Dervila; (2004) The Snapper: A Non-Crisis Pregnancy?. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Postgraduate Film Conference 2004, Portstewart (University of Ulster) , 29-APR-04 - 30-APR-04.
Dervila Layden; (2003) Imagining the Future: Post-Troubles Comic Fiction. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Postgraduate Film Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 11-APR-03 - 12-APR-03.
Dervila Layden ; (2003) Challenging Traditions? Musicals, Ireland and Genre Theory. [Invited Oral Presentation], UCC International Conference on the Film Musical, University College Cork , 19-SEP-03 - 20-SEP-03.
 

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Lecturer

Education

Year 2000 Institution: NUI Maynooth
Qualification: MA Subject: Hitchcock and Postmodernism
         

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Epinoux, Estelle and Isabelle Le Corff; (2009) 'Gender and the Social Outsider in Contemporary Irish Comedy' In: To be confirmed - subject is Contemporary Irish Cinema. To be confirmed: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. [Details]
   

Other Journals

FIlmbase (guest editor volume 121: Martina Niland); (2008) 'Generic Migrations: The Productive Relationship Between Ireland and Hollywood' Film Ireland 121 . [Details]
Dervila Layden; (2003) 'Six Degrees of Separation Anxiety: Irish Literature in a small world' Review of Postgraduate Studies (NUIG Annual Publication, special issue on theme of the six degrees of separation) . [Details]
                                                                                           

Research

Research Interests

Contemporary Irish Film and Literature, Social Change, Genre and its Interaction with National Culture