News & Events
Welcome to the Autumn Trimester 2021-22 at UCD School of English, Drama and FilmThis is an important update for all students regarding arrangements for the upcoming trimester
Call for Applications for 2021 UCD Maeve Binchy Travel Award.The School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin, is pleased to
announce the opening of the 2021 competition for the Maeve Binchy Travel Award.
Irish Working Class ConferenceRegistration for the Irish Working-Class Studies Conference has now opened.
UCD Writer-in-Residence Niamh Campbell Has Been Awarded Rooney Prize 2021The School of English, Drama and Film is delighted to announce that UCD Writer in Residence, Niamh Campbell has been awarded the 2021 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.
Sree Sen announced as latest winner of UCD Maeve Binchy Travel Award
Congratulations to Sree Sen, graduate of the School of English, Drama, Film, who is the winner of the 2020 UCD Maeve Binchy Travel Award.
Writer in Residence 2022The Arts Council and University College Dublin invite applications for Writer in Residence for the calendar year 2022.
Violet Gibson, the Irish Woman Who Shot MussoliniAshley Taggart (UCD Drama Studies) co-wrote a documentary entitled The Irish Woman Who Shot Mussolini, which will air tonight on TG4, Wednesday 22nd September 2021
2021 USSO Book Hour with Dr. Rasmus Sinding SøndergaardU.S. Studies Online is delighted to announce the commencement of our 2021/22BookHour series with Dr. Rasmus Sinding Søndergaard discussing his book Reagan, Congress, and Human Rights: Contesting Morality in U.S. Foreign Policy (Cambridge UP, 2020).
Hosted by Dr. Ciarán Leinster (UCD), the talk is at 3pm on Wednesday 29th September. Attendance is free and you can register here.
Grieving Time by Rachel FehilyDrama Studies student Rachel Fehily has written a play for RTE radio titled Grieving Time.
"Walls and Windows" directed by UCD graduate Jason ByrneThe play will premiere this weekend at the Abbey Theatre
John Brannigan Admitted to the Royal Irish AcademyMany congratulations to Professor John Brannigan, who was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 21 May 2021.
PhD Scholarship in Cultural Analytics: Irish Cultural History and the Rosamond Jacob DiariesA doctoral scholarship is available in Cultural Analytics to work within an interdisciplinary team in
the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in collaboration with UCD School of English and Drama.
PhD Scholarships in Cultural AnalyticsUCD Centre for Cultural Analytics is seeking applications for a number of doctoral scholarships to commence in the academic year 2021-22 as part of the ERC funded project, European Migrants in the British Imagination: Victorian and Neo-Victorian Culture (VICTEUR)
Professor Seamus Deane, A Tribute from UCD School of English, Drama and FilmUCD School of English, Drama and Film sends sincere condolences and sympathies to the family of our former colleague, Professor Seamus Deane, on the very sad news of his passing.
Event: Performances in All Directions / “Certain Individual Women” Launch of Artist’s Booklet and Performance Film: Wednesday 19th of May at 5pm.
Covid-19 Spring Trimester UpdateThis is an important update for all students regarding arrangements for the upcoming trimester
EGS Publishing Workshop, 3pm 12 MayIn this workshop, Professor Emilie Pine will give an overview of defining work for publication, choosing a publication venue, journal submissions process, and pitching proposals for monographs and edited collections.
Wellcome Trust funded symposium: Researching Representations of Child Sexual Abuse in Contemporary CultureExploring how child sexual abuse is represented in contemporary culture in works like novels, films and TV series, and seeks to understand how these representations affect both survivors and general audiences.
Professor Denis DonoghueA Tribute from UCD School of English, Drama and Film.
Conversations with the Contemporary: A series of discussions about Craft and ContextA series of discussions about Craft and Context with Niamh Campbell, UCD Writer-in-Residence.
English Graduate Society - Roundtable Series'Transculturalism/Interculturalism: Communicating Across Cultural Differences' (February 18th, 1pm on Zoom)
Jean Hogan (1984-2020)It is with great sadness that we report the death of a gifted school alumnus, Jean Hogan on
the 31st December, 2020.