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Spring Trimester 2021-2022 Teaching Statement

UCD is committed to ensuring that each student can engage with their academic programme effectively and has access to the highest quality learning and student experience possible. Schools in the College of Arts and Humanities are prioritising wellbeing, quality, and flexibility, across all our modules. Our stimulating teaching and learning environments are designed to ensure your safety, to meet disciplinary demands, and to provide access for all.

Maeve Binchy UCD Travel Award Winner: Declan Toohey

Declan is a current MFA student of Creative Writing at University College Dublin.

Belfield Literary Review Launch

The second issue of The Belfield Literary Review, edited by Paul Perry and Niamh Campbell, will launch on Monday, the 2nd of May at the Museum of Literature Ireland at 6pm.

Retirement of Pauline Slattery

The School would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Pauline Slattery on her retirement, and thank her for all her work as School Manager.

UCD Postdoctoral Researchers Awarded MSCA Fellowships

The School of English, Drama, and Film is delighted to announce that seven postdoctoral researchers have received Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Fellowships

Margaret Kelleher Awarded a Cullman Research Fellowship at New York Public Library

Warm congratulations to Professor Margaret Kelleher, Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, in the School of English, Drama and Film who has been awarded a Cullman Centre fellowship at New York Public Library for the academic year 2022-2023.

UCD Environmental Humanities Virtual Talks: Spring 2022 Series

Details about upcoming talks hosted online.

Performance Project 2022

‘Festival for Life,’ is an original work of outdoor theatre created by 14 students who worked with director Andrea Scott and PhD student Sam Cade.

We Were Young Book Launch

There will be a book launch for Writer in Residence, Niamh Campbell's new novel 'We Were Young' in Hodges Figgis on the 22nd of February.

Writer in Residence 2022

Sue Rainsford has been appointed the School of English Drama Film's Writer in Residence 2022.

Mary Lavin Papers Article

Margaret Kelleher has published an article in the Irish Times about the acquisition of personal material from the writer Mary Lavin.

The Flourishing

Associate Professor P.J. Matthews has contributed to a recent documentary on RTÉ entitled The Flourishing.

Belfield Literary Review Open for Submissions

The Belfield Literary Review is an annual journal which has grown out of the creative writing community in University College Dublin.

Anne Enright Elected to Aosdána

The School congratulates Professor Anne Enright on her election to Aosdána for her contribution to the art of literature.

'The Fell' by Sarah Moss Book Launch

A launch event for Sarah Moss' new novel, 'The Fell,' will be held in The Gutter Bookshop, Temple Bar on Thursday 18th November 2021 at 6.30pm.