Researchers at UCD


Anne C Fogarty

Professor of James Joyce Studies

School Of English, Drama & Film
Newman Building
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168159


Anne Fogarty is currently Head of the UCD School of English, Drama and Film.  She joined the School in 1992. Prior to that, she was a lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature in the Department of English, University College Cork.  From 1995 to 1997 she was Associate Director of the Yeats Summer School; she was Director of the Yeats Winter School from 1997-2001. She has been Director of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School since 1997. 
She has organised three international James Joyce symposia: with Professor Timothy Martin, "The Right to Write",  XVII International James Joyce Symposium in London in June 2002, with Professor Morris Beja, "Bloomsday 100", XIX International James Joyce Symposium, in Dublin in June 2004, and with Professor Sam Slote, "Joyce Dublin and Environs",  XXIII International James Joyce Symposium,  University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin in June 2012. In 2006, she was appointed Professor of James Joyce Studies at UCD and Director of the UCD Research Centre for James Joyce Studies ( From 2002-2009, she was General Editor of the Irish University Review (  In 2008, with Dr Luca Crispi, she founded the Dublin James Joyce Journal. She was President of the International James Joyce Foundation 2008-2012. In 2008, she was awarded the first Charles E. Fanning Prize by the Southern Illinois University, Carbondale for her contributions  to the field of Irish Studies.  She is currently completing a study of the  poetry of Eavan Boland and a monograph on the socio-historical contexts of Ulysses, entitled James Joyce and Cultural Memory: Reading History in Ulysses. With Angelina Lynch, she has edited Richard Nugent's Cynthia, the first sonnet sequence from early modern Ireland, for The Literature of Early Modern Ireland Series ( Four Courts Press, 2010) and with Eibhear Walshe and Eilis Ni Dhuibhne she has edited the first collection of essays on the teaching of creative writing in Ireland, Imagination in the Classroom: Teaching & Learning Creative Writing in Ireland (Four Courts Press, 2013). She has edited special issues of the Irish University Review on Spenser and Ireland, Eilean Ni Chuilleanain, Lady Gregory and Benedict Kiely, published widely on aspects of Irish women's writing and on contemporary Irish fiction and has written essays on Lady Gregory, Mary Lavin, Colum McCann, Eavan Boland, Colm Toibin, Eilis Ni Dhuibhne and Emma Donoghue.  She has lectured on Joyce, Yeats  and on Irish Literature in many European countries, including France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Serbia and Slovakia, in the US, in Brazil, and in China, Korea, and Japan.




Association: Editorial board, The James Joyce Quarterly, Function/Role:
Association: Board of Directors, The James Joyce Centre, Dublin, Function/Role: Member
Association: CELJ (The Council of Editors of Learned Journals), Function/Role: Member
Association: ESSE (European Society for the Study of English), Function/Role: Member
Association: IASIL (International Association for the Study of Irish Literature), Function/Role: Member
Association: MLA (Modern Languages Association), Function/Role: Member
Association: MSA (Modernist Studies Association), Function/Role: Member
Association: The Spenser Society, Function/Role: Member


Committee : Executive Committee, EFACIS (European Federation of Centres for Irish Studies)


Year 1979 Institution: University College Cork
Qualification: H Dip in Education Subject:
Year 1978 Institution: University College Cork
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Year 1980 Institution: University College Cork
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Other Activities


Irish University Review 33.1 Spring/Summer 2003, Special Issue: New Perspectives on the Irish Literary Revival
Irish University Review 33.2. Autumn/Winter 2003
Irish University Review 33.3 Autumn/Winter 2003, Index: Volume 1 (1970)- Volume 30 (2000).
Irish University Review 34.1 Autumn/Winter (2004).
Irish University Review 35.1 Spring/Summer 2005, Special Issue: John McGahern
Irish University Review 35.2 Autumn/Winter 2005.
Irish University Review 36.1 Spring /Summer 2006, Special Issue: John Banville.



Fogarty, A. & O'Rourke, F.; (0) James Joyce: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. *: *. [Details]
Beja, M. & Fogarty, A. (eds.); (2009) Bloomsday100: Essays on Ulysses. Gainesville: UP of Florida. [Details]
Fogarty, A. and Martin, T. (eds.); (2005) Joyce on the Threshold. Gainesville: UP of Florida. [Details]

Book Chapters

Fogarty, Anne; (2007) 'James Joyce' In: Fogarty, Anne; (eds). The Year's Work in English Studies, Vol. 86. Oxford: Oxford University Press. , pp.20-25 [Details]
Fogarty, Anne; (2006) 'James Joyce' In: Fogarty, Anne; (eds). The Year's Work in English Studies, Vol. 85. Oxford: Oxford University Press. , pp.763-771 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2000) 'A Woman of the House': Gender and Nationalism in the Writings of Augusta Gregory' In: Kathryn Kirkpatrick (eds). Border Crossings: Irish Women Writers and National Identity. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P. , pp.100-122 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2000) 'Remapping Nationalism: The Politics of Space in Joyce's Dubliners' In: Pascal Bataillard and Dominique Sipière (eds). Dubliners, James Joyce, The Dead, John Huston. Paris: Ellipses. , pp.80-93 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1997) 'The Ear of the Other: Dissident Voices in Kate O'Brien's As Music and Splendor and Mary Dorcey's A Noise From the Woodshed' In: Eibhear Walshe (eds). Sex, Nation and Dissent in Irish Writing. Cork: Cork UP. , pp.170-201 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1997) 'Imperfect Concord: Spectres of History in the Irish Novels of Maria Edgeworth and Lady Morgan' In: Margaret Kelleher and James H. Murphy (eds). Gender Perspectives in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Public and Private Spheres. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. , pp.116-126 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1995) 'This Inconstant Sea-Nimph': History and the Limitations of Knowledge in John Davies' Writings About Ireland' In: Timothy P. Foley, Lionel Pilkington, Sean Ryder, and Elizabeth Tilley (eds). Gender and Colonialism. Galway: Galway UP. , pp.23-34 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1995) 'Gender, Irish Modernism and the Poetry of Denis Devlin' In: Patricia Coughlan and Alex Davis (eds). Modernism and Ireland: The Poetry of the 1930s. Cork: Cork UP. , pp.209-231 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1994) 'Looks That Kill: Violence and Representation in Aphra Behn's Oroonoko' In: Carl Plasa and Betty J. Ring (eds). The Discourse of Slavery: Aphra Behn to Toni Morrison. London: Routledge. , pp.1-17 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1993) 'The Business of Attachment': Romance and Desire in the Novels of Kate O'Brien' In: Eibhear Walshe (eds). Ordinary People Dancing: Essays on Kate O'Brien. Cork: Cork UP. , pp.101-119 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1989) 'The Colonization of Language: Narrative Strategies in A View of the Present State of Ireland and The Faerie Queene, Book VI' In: Patricia Coughlan (eds). Spenser and Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Cork: Cork UP. , pp.75-108 [Details]
Fogarty, A.; (2007) 'Anti-Oedipus?: Mothers and Sons in the Fiction of Colm Tóibín' In: Delaney, Paul (eds). Colm Tóibín. Dublin: Liffey Press. , pp.167-181 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2007) 'The Memory of the Dead?: Joyce and the Shade of Parnell' In: Anne Fogarty and Fran O'Rourke (eds). James Joyce: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. *: *. [Details]
Fogarty, Anne; (2006) 'Literature in English: From the Elizabethan Settlement to the Battle of the Boyne' In: Kelleher, M. and O'Leary, P (eds). The Cambridge History of Irish Literature. 2 Vols. Volume 1. Cambridge: CUP. , pp.140-190 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2007) 'Feminism and Postmodernism: Representations of Identity in Mary Morrissy's The Pretender' In: Patricia Haberstroh and Christine St Peter (eds). Opening the Field: Irish Women: Texts and Contexts. Cork: Cork UP. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2006) 'Parnellism and the Politics of Memory: Revisiting 'Ivy Day in the Committee Room'' In: Andrew Gibson and Len Platt (eds). Joyce, Ireland, Britain. Gainesville: UP of Florida. , pp.202-238 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2006) 'Yeats, Ireland, Modernism' In: Alex Davis and Lee Jenkins (eds). The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge Univerity Press. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2005) 'James Joyce' In: Baker, W. and Womack, K (eds). The Year's Work in English Studies, Vol. 84. *: *. , pp.784-792 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2005) 'Joyce' In: Roche, A (eds). The UCD Aesthetic: Celebrating 150 Years of UCD Writers. Dublin: New Island Press. , pp.38-49 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2004) 'Irish Theory and Criticism, 1997-2003' In: Michael Groden and Imre Szeman (eds). The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism, Second edition. New York: John Hopkins UP. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2004) 'States of Memory: Reading History in 'Wandering Rocks'' In: Ellen Carol Jones and Morris Beja (eds). Twenty-First Joyce. Miami: U of Florida P. , pp.56-81 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2003) 'Introduction' In: Eilís Ní Dhuibhne (eds). Midwife to the Fairies. Cork: Attic P. , pp.ix-xvi [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2002) 'The Horror of the Unlived Life: Mother-Daughter Relationships in Contemporary Irish Women's Fiction' In: Adalgisa Giorgio (eds). Writing Mothers and Daughters: Renegotiating the Mother in Western European Narratives by Women. New York: Berghahn. , pp.85-118 [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2001) 'Tom Murphy in conversation with Anne Fogarty' In: Lilian Chambers, Ger Fitzgibbon, and Eamonn Jordan (eds). Theatre Talk: Voices of Irish Theatre Practitioners. Dublin: Carysfort Press. , pp.355-364 [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Fogarty, A., ; (1999) 'Outside the Mainstream: Irish Women Poets of the 1930s'. Suitéar Na n-Aingeal, 17 :87-92. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1999) 'Other Spaces: Postcolonialism and the Politics of Truth in Kate O'Brien's That Lady'. European Journal of English Studies, 3 :342-352. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1999) 'Where Wolfe Tone's Statue Was Not': Joyce, 1798 and the Politics of Memory'. Etudes Irlandaises, :19-32. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1996) 'Spenser in Ireland 1596-1996'. Irish University Review, 26 (2):283-390. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1995) 'Faultlines: The Reception of Poetry by Irish Women'. Graph, 1 :18-25. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (1994) 'A Noise of Myth': Speaking (as) Woman in the Poetry of Eavan Boland and Medbh McGuckian'. Paragraph, 17 :92-102. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2007) 'Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin'. Irish University Review, 37 (1). [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2006) 'Reading Molly: Nationalism and Dissent in Penelope'. Joycean Japan, 17 (Summer):5-17. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2005) 'James Joyce'. The Year's Work in English Studies, 84 :784-792. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2004) 'Lady Gregory'. Irish University Review, 34 (1). [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2004) 'Community and Difference in Contemporary Irish Fiction'. Doctrine and Life, 54 (1):24-30. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2002) 'Mystical Modernism?: Yeats, Ficino and Neoplatonic Philosophy'. Accademia (Revue de la Societé Marsile Ficin), III :131-147. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2002) 'Deliberately Personal?: The Politics of Identity in Contemporary Irish Women's Writing'. Nordic Irish Studies, 1 :1-17. [Details]
Fogarty, A., ; (2000) 'Irish Women Novelists 1800-1940'. Colby Quarterly, :81-187. [Details]
Fogarty, Anne; (2000) 'Uncanny Families: Neo-Gothic Motifs and the Theme of Social Change in Contemporary Irish Women's Fiction'. Irish University Review, 30 (1):59-81. [Details]


Research Interests

Colonial Representations of Early Modern Ireland; Literary history of Seventeenth-Century Ireland; Literature and Law in the Early Modern Period; Gender and Genre in Contemporary Irish Writing; Gothic Fiction; Psychoanalysis; Historical and textual aspects of the work of James Joyce, Spenser and representations of early modern Ireland, twentieth and twenty-first century Irish fiction, and feminist investigations of Irish women writers.
I currently supervise dissertations on aural technology in Ulysses,  Joyce and T.S. Eliot, Joyce and Thomas Mann, John McGahern, Orientalism and Joyce, Mary Lavin and the New Yorker.  I invite projects on all aspects of the work of Joyce and of twentieth-century Irish culture especially Irish modernism and contemporary fiction.