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School Seminar Series

UCD School of English, Drama, Film, and Creative Writing

Staff Research Seminar Series

Spring 2024

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All seminars are hybrid (zoom and in-person), and do not require registration, unless marked otherwise. 

Convenor Spring 2024: Dr Treasa De Loughry

7th of February, 4pm, C218, Newman Building

"Morbidly En Masse: Acting like a Zombie but Standing Out in the Crowd."

Dr Jeanne Tiehen, University College Dublin

Chair: Dr Emma Bennett (UCD)

28th of February, 4pm, C218, Newman Building

"The Interplay between Erosion and Emotion and Environment in Short Irish Fiction and Drama."

Dr Bernadette McBride, University of Liverpool

Chair: Professor Ian Davidson (UCD)

6th March, 1pm, Newman TBC*

"Finding a Poetics of Addiction: Creative approaches toward the expansion of addiction literature from Ireland to the US"

Dr Kelly Michels & Simon Costello (speakers & chair, University College Dublin

*Please note the change in time and venue

27th March, 4pm, C218, Newman Building

"'The Life of the Soldier': an undiscovered poem in a late sixteenth-century heraldic manuscript in Trinity College Dublin."

Dr Niamh Patwell, University College Dublin

Chair: Professor Jane Grogan (UCD) 

3rd of April, 4pm, C218 Newman Building

"Migrant Editors: How Postwar Newcomers Remade Literary London."

Dr Ben Fried, Unversity of London

Chair: Dr Tim Groenland (UCD)

17th of April, 4pm, C218, Newman Building

"Underworlds and Undercurrents: Approaching Extractive History from Below."

Dr Adam Brigden, University of Leeds

Chair: Dr Sarah Comyn (UCD)

Funded by the Irish Research Council MINERALS Laureate project

Please email Research Administrator, Kathryn Murray - (opens in a new window)kathryn.murray@ucd.ie - with requests for Zoom links.