Colleague Eibhear Walshe to give a lecture on Wilde and Ireland as part of the 'Irish Tuesdays' at the Sorbonne

Colleague Eibhear Walshe to give a lecture on Wilde and Ireland as part of the 'Irish Tuesdays' at the Sorbonne

  • 11 Oct 2017

17 October, 17h30 at Maison de la Recherche, 6 rue des Irlandais, Paris

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Conal Creedon and Graham Allen Reading for 'Books Are My Bag'

Conal Creedon and Graham Allen Reading for 'Books Are My Bag'

  • 04 Oct 2017

Saturday 7 October, 2:30-4:30pm, Waterstones (Patrick Street, Cork)

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Ellen Desmond, who majored in English at UCC, featured as Alumnus of the Week

Ellen Desmond, who majored in English at UCC, featured as Alumnus of the Week

  • 02 Oct 2017

Ellen graduated in 2016, and has now launched her own publishing venture

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Undergraduate Achievements Recognised at School of English Welcome Event

Undergraduate Achievements Recognised at School of English Welcome Event

  • 29 Sep 2017

Certificates awarded for the best undergraduate work in 2016/17

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The Munster Literature Centre announces Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition
Jennifer Boylan writes for RTE ahead of speaking at the School of English Research Seminar

Jennifer Boylan writes for RTE ahead of speaking at the School of English Research Seminar

  • 26 Sep 2017

Author will talk on the topic of 'Gender and Resistance' on Wednesday 4th October, 3pm, in ORB 2.12

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Graduate Masterclass: Environments of Knowledge

Graduate Masterclass: Environments of Knowledge

  • 21 Sep 2017
29 September 2017, River Room, Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork

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Registration open for TOEBI 2017 at UCC

Registration open for TOEBI 2017 at UCC

  • 19 Sep 2017

The Teachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland Conference will be held on 21 October 2017

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Publication of a major new volume on the translation of medieval literature

Publication of a major new volume on the translation of medieval literature

  • 18 Sep 2017

Translating Early Medieval Poetry: Transformation, Reception, Interpretation is edited by the School's Dr Tom Birkett and Dr Kirsty March-Lyons

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School of English Research Seminar Programme (Semester 1)

School of English Research Seminar Programme (Semester 1)

  • 18 Sep 2017

Wednesdays, 3-4pm, O'Rahilly Building 2.12

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Literary Reading organised by the School of English for Culture Night 2017

Literary Reading organised by the School of English for Culture Night 2017

  • 29 Aug 2017

Friday 22nd September, 5:30 pm in W6, Main Quad UCC

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Student Success in International Undergraduate Awards

Student Success in International Undergraduate Awards

  • 14 Sep 2017

Three School of English students have been highly commended for the Undergraduate Awards

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Fantastic Line-Up for the Cork International Short Story Festival 2017

Fantastic Line-Up for the Cork International Short Story Festival 2017

  • 22 Aug 2017

Speakers include School of English Creative Writing graduate Madeleine d’Arcy and recipient of the 2017 Frank O’Connor International Fellowship in the Short Story, Marie-Helene Bertino

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Conal Creedon, UCC Writer-in-Residence 2016-17, has been appointed as Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing in the School of English

Conal Creedon, UCC Writer-in-Residence 2016-17, has been appointed as Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing in the School of English

  • 14 Jul 2017

Critically acclaimed novelist, playwright and documentary maker will continue his close association with the School

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School of English PhD Studentship 2017-2018

School of English PhD Studentship 2017-2018

  • 27 Jun 2017

Closing date for receipt of applications: 10th August 2017

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Trans-Disciplinary Conversations on Peatlands

Trans-Disciplinary Conversations on Peatlands

  • 26 Jun 2017

Saturday 8th July,9:30-6:30, Room 255 in the O’Rahilly Building, UCC

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School launches 'Reading the Runes' by Dr Tom Birkett

School launches 'Reading the Runes' by Dr Tom Birkett

  • 20 Jun 2017

Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry (Routledge, 2017) was launched by Prof. Elisabeth Okasha

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Mark O‘Halloran appointed as UCC Film Artist in Residence

Mark O‘Halloran appointed as UCC Film Artist in Residence

  • 07 Jun 2017

Award winning actor and screenwriter to join us from September

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Thomas Morris appointed as UCC's Writer in Residence

Thomas Morris appointed as UCC's Writer in Residence

  • 30 May 2017

Award-winning writer will be joining us for the 2017/18 academic year

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School of English to Host TOEBI 2017 Conference and AGM

School of English to Host TOEBI 2017 Conference and AGM

  • 24 May 2017

Teachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland (TOEBI) will hold its annual conference at UCC on Saturday 21 October

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The Munster Literature Centre's Cork City International Writer Fellowships

The Munster Literature Centre's Cork City International Writer Fellowships

  • 23 May 2017

John Montague International Poetry Fellowship Announced

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Dr Heather Laird takes part in ‘A History of the Rebel County’ for Newstalk

Dr Heather Laird takes part in ‘A History of the Rebel County’ for Newstalk

  • 16 May 2017

Sunday 14 May, Kingsley Hotel – Talking History, Newstalk - Live from Cork

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Kathy D’Arcy Wins International Hippocrates Prize

Kathy D’Arcy Wins International Hippocrates Prize

  • 15 May 2017

UCC Creative Writing PhD candidate was awarded first prize in the Health Professional Category, for a poem exploring the human heart

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Film & Screen Media's Third International Alphaville Conference

Film & Screen Media's Third International Alphaville Conference

  • 12 May 2017

Thursday 18 May and Friday 19 May, the O'Rahilly Building, UCC

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AWARDS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS

AWARDS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS

  • 02 May 2017

Calls for submissions to the School of English and International Undergraduate Awards

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Congratulations on the Successful Launch of Atlantic Crossings after Frederick Douglass

Congratulations on the Successful Launch of Atlantic Crossings after Frederick Douglass

  • 26 Apr 2017

President Patrick O’Shea Launches this Collaborative Collection

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Launch of 'Atlantic Crossings in the Wake of Frederick Douglass'

Launch of 'Atlantic Crossings in the Wake of Frederick Douglass'

  • 25 Apr 2017

Tuesday 25 April at 5pm, Social Area, School of English, O’Rahilly Building

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Monograph by Dr Tom Birkett Published by Routledge

Monograph by Dr Tom Birkett Published by Routledge

  • 11 Apr 2017

Congratulations to our colleague Dr Tom Birkett, whose monograph Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry was published this week in Routledge's Ashgate imprint.

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Applications invited for UCC Writer in Residence and Film Artist in Residence

Applications invited for UCC Writer in Residence and Film Artist in Residence

  • 06 Apr 2017

The Closing date for applications is 01 May 2017

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Launch of 'Cornerstone' compiled by UCC Writer in Residence Cónal Creedon

Launch of 'Cornerstone' compiled by UCC Writer in Residence Cónal Creedon

  • 10 Apr 2017

25 April at 18:30–20:00, Cork City Library, Grand Parade

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Review of 'A History of Modernist Poetry' Ed. Alex Davis & Lee M. Jenkins

Review of 'A History of Modernist Poetry' Ed. Alex Davis & Lee M. Jenkins

  • 05 Apr 2017

Extremely positive assessment of this 'fine book' by Ian Brinton

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Lorna Goodison becomes Jamaican Poet Laureate

Lorna Goodison becomes Jamaican Poet Laureate

  • 22 Mar 2017

Goodison to be invested as the first female Poet Laureate of Jamaica in May

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IRC 'New Foundations' Award for the School's Dr Maureen O’Connor

IRC 'New Foundations' Award for the School's Dr Maureen O’Connor

  • 15 Mar 2017

‘Peatlands in the 21st Century: Trans-disciplinary Perspectives on Heritage, Sustainability, and “Wise Use” of Resources’

 

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National University of Ireland Awards Scheme for 2017 Announced

National University of Ireland Awards Scheme for 2017 Announced

  • 15 Mar 2017

Full details of the Travelling Studentships and other NUI Awards can be downloaded here

 

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PhD Researchers to Represent the School at Translations Conference

PhD Researchers to Represent the School at Translations Conference

  • 13 Mar 2017

Three of the School's postgraduate researchers to present in Vienna this week

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Lionel Shriver to read at UCC

Lionel Shriver to read at UCC

  • 07 Mar 2017

​Tuesday, ​ March 14, 7 pm in the Creative Zone, Boole Library

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Second of the four part Poetry Reading Series with poets Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh (Kerry) and Laura Accerboni (Italy)
Vacancy for a Lecturer in Irish Literature in the School of English

Vacancy for a Lecturer in Irish Literature in the School of English

  • 27 Feb 2017

Closing Date for Applications: 30 Mar 2017

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Poetry Reading, Monday 27th February 6pm in West Wing 5

Poetry Reading, Monday 27th February 6pm in West Wing 5

  • 22 Feb 2017
Award-winning poets Mary O'Malley and Monika Rinck to open poetry reading series at UCC

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William Wall has won the 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for his collection, The Islands

William Wall has won the 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for his collection, The Islands

  • 02 Feb 2017

Cork novelist, poet and short fiction writer William Wall has won the 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for his collection, The Islands. A UCC graduate, William is currently enrolled as a PhD candidate in Creative Writing in the School of English.

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Join us for the second event of UCC’s School of English reading series which will feature three of Ireland’s most experimental writers.

Join us for the second event of UCC’s School of English reading series which will feature three of Ireland’s most experimental writers.

  • 31 Jan 2017

Mike McCormack, whose novel Solar Bones won the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize, Claire-Louise Bennett, author of the acclaimed Pond, and poet Conor O’Callaghan, whose debut novel, Nothing on Earth, was nominated by Irish Times literary critic Eileen Battersby as a book of the year, will read together at UCC next week.

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Modern Ireland in 100 artworks

Modern Ireland in 100 artworks

  • 18 Jan 2017

The Glucksman, University College Cork

Wednesday, 18th January, @ 6:00pm

FREE ADMISSION

Booking essential: ria.ie/events

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UCC School of English Remembers John Montague

UCC School of English Remembers John Montague

  • 12 Dec 2016

The School of English was saddened to hear that our former colleague, the renowned poet John Montague, passed away on 10 December, aged 87, at his home in Nice.

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RTE Poem of the Week: An Elegy for David Bowie, by Graham Allen

RTE Poem of the Week: An Elegy for David Bowie, by Graham Allen

  • 01 Dec 2016

In Saturday’s Poetry Programme (7:30 pm on Saturday 3 December on RTÉ Radio 1), Graham joins presenter Rick O’Shea from RTÉ’s Cork studio to talk about this wide-ranging and thought-provoking second collection.

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Reading by Arts Council/UCC Writer in Residence Cónal Creedon

Reading by Arts Council/UCC Writer in Residence Cónal Creedon

  • 28 Nov 2016

Thursday 1st December at 6pm in Kane G19

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Reading by Arts Council/UCC Writer in Residence Cónal Creedon.

Reading by Arts Council/UCC Writer in Residence Cónal Creedon.

  • 01 Dec 2016

Cork novelist, playwright and documentary maker Cónal Creedon will give a reading from his work on Thursday 1st December at 6pm in Kane G19. 

Cónal will be joined by his friends John Spillane [Meteor Award Winning singer/songwriter] and Gerry Miller [Story teller extraordinaire - selected by Discover Ireland to spear head their 2007 international advertising campaign for Cork. A man who stretches the truth to the limits of plausibility - known affectionately as Gerry the Liar.]

 

 

 

 

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Chloe Harte, English, won the HH Stewart prize

Chloe Harte, English, won the HH Stewart prize

  • 18 Nov 2016

NUI hosted its annual Awards Ceremony in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Wednesday 9th November where Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the University, presented awards to NUI students and graduates.

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Celebrating Shakespeare 400: Performing Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Celebrating Shakespeare 400: Performing Pericles, Prince of Tyre

  • 14 Nov 2016

Staged Reading in the Unitarian Church, Prince's St., Cork. 14th November, at 6pm

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Tuesday, November 8, at 6pm

Tuesday, November 8, at 6pm

  • 08 Nov 2016

In the first of our 2016/2017 School of English reading series we welcome two major names in Irish  literature - the Ireland Professor of Poetry, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, and the 2015 Irish Pen Award-winning writer, Eilís Ní Dhuibhne, who will read together at the Creative Zone, Boole Library, Tuesday, November 8, at 6pm.

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Bailey's Prizewinner Lisa McInerney to read at UCC

Bailey's Prizewinner Lisa McInerney to read at UCC

  • 19 Oct 2016

UCC English Society is hosting a reading by Lisa McInerney on Wednesday, October 26, at 7.30pm in West Wing 5.

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New Frank O’Connor Documentary – Idir dhá Shruth,

New Frank O’Connor Documentary – Idir dhá Shruth,

  • 19 Oct 2016

A new television documentary has been made on writer Frank O'Connor, in which Dr. Hilary Lennon (School of English, UCC) was the O'Connor consultant, and was also one of the main contributors. In this new examination of O'Connor, poet and writer Liam Ó Muirthile tells the forgotten story of Frank O’Connor.

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Guest lecture by Prof. Goran Stanivukovic (Saint Mary's University, Canada) on “Shakespeare’s First Act: literature, theatre, and the earliest years”
Culture Night 16th September- Shakespeare talk with the School of English and the Boole Library

Culture Night 16th September- Shakespeare talk with the School of English and the Boole Library

  • 18 Aug 2016

For this year's Culture Night on Friday 16th September, UCC’s School of English and the Boole Library Special Collections invites you to discover the texts that inspired William Shakespeare’s greatest works. 

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University College Cork, 22-23 July, 2016

University College Cork, 22-23 July, 2016

  • 21 Jul 2016

(supported by the UCC Strategic Research Fund)

 

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College Lecturer In Creative Writing 12-Month Part-Time Post

College Lecturer In Creative Writing 12-Month Part-Time Post

  • 13 Jul 2016

UCC wishes to appoint a distinguished writer to the role of College Lecturer in Creative Writing (Fiction/Poetry) (.5 CL).  Reporting to the Head of School, the College Lecturer will contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, with particular responsibility for teaching and supervision on the MA in Creative writing.

http://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/vacancies/academic/full-details-660315-en.html

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Irish Caribbean Connections: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Irish Caribbean Connections: An Interdisciplinary Conference

  • 13 Jul 2016

University College Cork, 22-23 July, 2016

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School Involvement in Global Commemorations for Shakespeare 400

School Involvement in Global Commemorations for Shakespeare 400

  • 26 Apr 2016

Dr Edel Semple will be delivering a lecture in Belfast and convening a seminar in Stratford

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Graham Allen features in the new Poetry Ireland Review no 118 Edited by Vona Groarke, entitled The Rising Generation.

Graham Allen features in the new Poetry Ireland Review no 118 Edited by Vona Groarke, entitled The Rising Generation.

  • 22 Apr 2016

Graham Allen features in the new Poetry Ireland Review no 118 Edited by Vona Groarke, entitled The Rising Generation. This special issue of Ireland’s foremost poetry journal brings together thirty-six new Irish poets, defining “new” as  someone who has had a first collection book or pamphlet published within the last five years. Each featured poet was asked to submit two original poems and to complete a questionnaire created by the editor. One of Graham’s two poems, ‘Sydney Park, Spring 2015’ has also been selected as one of Poetry Ireland’s featured poems for Poetry Day on 28th April.  

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British playwright Arnold Wesker died last Tuesday. He was a key figure in 20th century theatre and the British cultural scene in the 1960s.

British playwright Arnold Wesker died last Tuesday. He was a key figure in 20th century theatre and the British cultural scene in the 1960s.

  • 20 Apr 2016

The 3rd year module ‘Contemporary Theatre’ introduced our students to playwright Arnold Wesker’s The Kitchen

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MA in Film and Screen Media Information Session Tuesday 5th April, 5:00pm. Film and Screen Media Auditorium Windle.

MA in Film and Screen Media Information Session Tuesday 5th April, 5:00pm. Film and Screen Media Auditorium Windle.

  • 31 Mar 2016

This exciting new MA in Film and Screen Media combines theory and practice, with an emphasis on encouraging your academic skills and creativity (in filmmaking; film/media journalism; cultural administration). You will avail of specialised tuition in the areas of film and screen media and digital filmmaking, and may also opt to take up placements in festivals, including the Cork Film Festival, offered throughout the programme year.

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Congratulations to our colleague Dr. Edel Semple

Congratulations to our colleague Dr. Edel Semple

  • 23 Mar 2016

Congratulations to our colleague Dr. Edel Semple, for her Irish Research Council New Foundations award: "Celebrating Shakespeare 400: Performing Pericles, Prince of Tyre"

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Rediscovering the Vikings Conference

Rediscovering the Vikings Conference

  • 03 Oct 2016

BlackstoneLaunchPad, Boole Library, 25-26 November 2016

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Reconsidering the Rising: Lecture by Dr Heather Laird

Reconsidering the Rising: Lecture by Dr Heather Laird

  • 29 Sep 2016

Dr Heather Laird to deliver a lecture in the UCC series of public lectures, Reconsidering the Rising. The topic of Dr Laird’s lecture is '"Remembering" Past Futures: Commemoration and the Roads Untaken'.  The lecture will take place at 6pm on Wednesday, 26th October in the Ground Floor Lecture Theatre of the old Geography Building of UCC.

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Frank O’Connor Fellow to teach on MA in Creative Writing

Frank O’Connor Fellow to teach on MA in Creative Writing

  • 29 Sep 2016

Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner, the inaugural Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellow for the City of Cork, will be teaching on the MA in Creative Writing this semester.  The fellowship is sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre.

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Maureen O’Connor has been invited to deliver a keynote address at Berhampur University, Odisha, India.

Maureen O’Connor has been invited to deliver a keynote address at Berhampur University, Odisha, India.

  • 29 Sep 2016

Maureen O’Connor has been invited to deliver a keynote address at the ‘Re-Thinking Environment: Literature, Ethics, and Praxis”, at Berhampur University, Odisha, India, December 2016.

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Seamus Heaney and the Virgilian Tradition

Seamus Heaney and the Virgilian Tradition

  • 21 Sep 2016

 

A day exploring Seamus Heaney’s indebtedness to the Virgilian tradition, on the occasion of the launch of his translation of Book VI of Virgil’s Aeneid (Faber, 2016). Featuring lectures by Professor Alex Davis and Bernard O’Donoghue, Adjunct Professor in the School of English, UCC.  

 

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SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UCC PhD Studentship 2016-2017

SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UCC PhD Studentship 2016-2017

  • 09 Sep 2016

Closing date for receipt of applications:  13th September 2016

Information about the School

Before you apply, please consult the website at http://www.ucc.ie/en/english for information about the School and the range of research specializations represented by School staff. Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Alex Davis, Head of School: a.davis@ucc.ie or  Dr Ken Rooney k.rooney@ucc.ie

 

 

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Cónal Creedon is new writer-in-residence

Cónal Creedon is new writer-in-residence

  • 26 Aug 2016

The Cork novelist, playwright and film documentary maker, Cónal Creedon, has been appointed as UCC’s Writer-in-Residence for 2016/17. 

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Fulbright Scholarships in Irish Writing and Film and Creative Writing

Fulbright Scholarships in Irish Writing and Film and Creative Writing

  • 21 Jul 2016

Two Masters programmes in the School of English have been granted dedicated Fulbright awards for the 2017/18 academic year. 

The Application Period for 2017-2018 Awards is now open with a deadline of 11th October 2016.

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School Events for Shakespeare 400

School Events for Shakespeare 400

  • 26 Apr 2016

Dr Edel Semple and Dr Ger Fitzgibbon both to deliver public lectures

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School's World-Tree Project Launches its Public Collection Call

School's World-Tree Project Launches its Public Collection Call

  • 22 Apr 2016

UCC ‘world first’ to discover the impact of the Vikings

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Noted literary critic Sir Christopher Ricks to Lecture at UCC

Noted literary critic Sir Christopher Ricks to Lecture at UCC

  • 14 Mar 2016

March 21, Creative Zone, UCC Boole Library, 6pm

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Student-Organised Symposium 'Inkwell' Hosts its Inaugural Seminar

Student-Organised Symposium 'Inkwell' Hosts its Inaugural Seminar

  • 12 Mar 2016

Saturday 12 March, 12-4:30pm, North Wing Council Chambers

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Gender and the Rising

Gender and the Rising

  • 09 Mar 2016

Creative Zone, Boole Library, on March 15 @ 6pm

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Andrew King and Matthew Woodcock, eds., Medieval into Renaissance: Essays for Helen Cooper (D.S. Brewer, 2016).

Andrew King and Matthew Woodcock, eds., Medieval into Renaissance: Essays for Helen Cooper (D.S. Brewer, 2016).

  • 04 Mar 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew King, who is the co-editor of a vibrant collection of essays to be published in May 2016.

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Textualities 2016 Conference in the School of English

Textualities 2016 Conference in the School of English

  • 04 Mar 2016

Friday 04 March, Western Gateway Building 402, 9:30 - 16:30

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School event to mark the anniversary of the death of Frank O’Connor

School event to mark the anniversary of the death of Frank O’Connor

  • 03 Mar 2016

10:30am-7pm, Thursday 10th March 2016

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Women Writers Remember the Rising

Women Writers Remember the Rising

  • 01 Mar 2016

Women and the Rising (1): Creative Zone, Boole Library, March 3, 6.30pm 

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Evening with acclaimed film director and playwright, Gerard Stembridge

Evening with acclaimed film director and playwright, Gerard Stembridge

  • 23 Feb 2016

Tuesday 1st March at 18.15h in the Film & Screen Media auditorium in Windle

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AWARDS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS

AWARDS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS

  • 19 Feb 2016

Calls for submissions to the School of English and International Undergraduate Awards

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Dr Birkett talking this evening at Cardiff University’s Medieval and Early-Modern Research Initiative
Inspired performance of Eva Gore-Booth's 1916 play 'The Death of Fionavar' features on RTÉ's Century Ireland

Inspired performance of Eva Gore-Booth's 1916 play 'The Death of Fionavar' features on RTÉ's Century Ireland

  • 03 Feb 2016

Play staged in Cork City Gaol and produced by the School's Dr Maureen O'Connor becomes part of this important archive

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Bright Star, Elegy for David Bowie, by Graham Allen
Eimear McBride to read at UCC

Eimear McBride to read at UCC

  • 22 Jan 2016

Thursday, January 28, 6pm, Room G15 , Boole Library

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Researcher success in the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition

Researcher success in the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition

  • 14 Dec 2015

Dr Donna Alexander awarded a publishing contract as the runner up in the Women's Studies category

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Dr Orla Murphy Shortlisted for the National Teaching Expert Awards

Dr Orla Murphy Shortlisted for the National Teaching Expert Awards

  • 08 Dec 2015

Our colleague in Digital Humanities will go forward to the next stage of this prestigious teaching and learning award

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Call for Papers for 'Irish Caribbean Connections'

Call for Papers for 'Irish Caribbean Connections'

  • 08 Dec 2015

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at UCC on 22-23rd July 2016

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Reading and Reception for UCC Writer in Residence Michael West

Reading and Reception for UCC Writer in Residence Michael West

  • 23 Nov 2015

Tuesday, December 1, West Wing 5, at 6pm

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School Delighted to Host a Discussion with Irish Film Composer Stephen Rennicks

School Delighted to Host a Discussion with Irish Film Composer Stephen Rennicks

  • 12 Nov 2015

Tuesday 17 November, 5.15pm, Windle Auditorium

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Old Norse Postdoctoral Position in the School of English
Fixed-Term Lectureship in Old English

Fixed-Term Lectureship in Old English

  • 30 Oct 2015

Fixed Term Part-time (40%) Appointment of 12 Months Duration (IRC New Horizons funded post)

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Poet and Editor Maurice Riordan to Read at UCC

Poet and Editor Maurice Riordan to Read at UCC

  • 28 Oct 2015

Thursday, November 5, at 6pm, in West Wing 9.

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School to Mark 1916 Rising with a Series of Commemoration Events

School to Mark 1916 Rising with a Series of Commemoration Events

  • 28 Oct 2015

Gaol reading on November 2 will be the first of several events relating to the Rising

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PhD Studentship/Research Assistant Position in Post-1900/Contemporary American Literature
Staged reading of the 1916 play, The Death of Fionavar, by Eva Gore-Booth

Staged reading of the 1916 play, The Death of Fionavar, by Eva Gore-Booth

  • 22 Oct 2015

Monday, 2 November, 6-8pm at the Cork City Gaol

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Double Success in the IRC 'New Horizons' Scheme

Double Success in the IRC 'New Horizons' Scheme

  • 15 Oct 2015

Dr Tom Birkett and Professor Claire Connolly awarded funding in the Starter Grant and Interdisciplinary Strands

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IRC Success for Researchers in the School of English

IRC Success for Researchers in the School of English

  • 05 Oct 2015

Researchers awarded funding in the IRC Postgraduate and Postdoctoral schemes

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Moore Institute Fellowship

Moore Institute Fellowship

  • 05 Oct 2015

Research on Eighteenth-Century Women’s Writing

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Irish novelist Eoin McNamee will open the School's Autumn Reading Series

Irish novelist Eoin McNamee will open the School's Autumn Reading Series

  • 28 Sep 2015

Thursday October 8, 6pm, Boole Library Learning Zone

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Food Writing Flexi-Option course - October 2015

Food Writing Flexi-Option course - October 2015

  • 18 Sep 2015

A UCC flexi-option graduate course in creative non-fiction, taught in collaboration with two internationally renowned food businesses: Ballymaloe Cookery School and Café Paradiso Vegetarian Restaurant.

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School of English Welcome Event

School of English Welcome Event

  • 17 Sep 2015

Wednesday 23 September, 5pm, Aula Maxima

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Cinematheque Francaise devoting a day to the work of film maker Gael Lepingle

Cinematheque Francaise devoting a day to the work of film maker Gael Lepingle

  • 10 Sep 2015

The three releases have all been translated into English by our own Dr Anne Etienne

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Iain Galbraith to talk on 
‘Figures of Translation in the Poetry of John Burnside’

Iain Galbraith to talk on 
‘Figures of Translation in the Poetry of John Burnside’

  • 10 Sep 2015

Wed 16th September, 6 p.m (CACSSS Seminar Room, O’Rahilly Building, UCC)

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School of English Students Shortlisted for Prestigious Undergraduate Awards

School of English Students Shortlisted for Prestigious Undergraduate Awards

  • 08 Sep 2015

Cian O'Connor and John Elliott shortlisted in the category 'Literature 1710 – Present’ by a panel of international academics

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School of English Hosts ‘Ten-Minute Tales’ for Culture Night

School of English Hosts ‘Ten-Minute Tales’ for Culture Night

  • 02 Sep 2015

Friday 18 September, 6-8pm, Council Room on the Quad, University College Cork

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PhD Researcher’s Work Included in New Volume of Essays

PhD Researcher’s Work Included in New Volume of Essays

  • 02 Sep 2015

Engendering Ireland: New Reflections on Modern History and Literature

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New Approaches to Ossian

New Approaches to Ossian

  • 02 Sep 2015

4 September 2015

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  The School Looks Forward to Welcoming New and Returning Students Next Week!

The School Looks Forward to Welcoming New and Returning Students Next Week!

  • 01 Sep 2015

Introductory Lectures will be held in the week of Monday 7th September

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Early Modern Military Identity: A One-Day Symposium in the School of English
Shortlisting for PhD creative writing candidate

Shortlisting for PhD creative writing candidate

  • 20 Aug 2015

Niamh Prior shortlisted for the Dermot Healy International Poetry Competition

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Public Talk in the Elizabeth Fort: Edmund Spenser on the Munster Plantation

Public Talk in the Elizabeth Fort: Edmund Spenser on the Munster Plantation

  • 18 Aug 2015

Elizabeth Fort, Friday 28 August, 7:30-8:30pm

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MA Student Wins Irish Association for American Studies (IAAS) Essay Prize

MA Student Wins Irish Association for American Studies (IAAS) Essay Prize

  • 14 Aug 2015

Congratulations to the School's Ciarán Kavanagh, who is to be awarded the 2015 WTM Riches Essay Prize

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Gerard Stembridge appointed as Film Artist in Residence at UCC

Gerard Stembridge appointed as Film Artist in Residence at UCC

  • 12 Aug 2015

University College Cork and the Arts Council are delighted to announce the appointment of Gerard Stembridge as Film Artist in Residence (Screenwriter) for 2015-16.

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Graduate of UCC’s inaugural MA in Creative Writing class wins prestigious award

Graduate of UCC’s inaugural MA in Creative Writing class wins prestigious award

  • 21 Jul 2015

Madeleine D’Arcy awarded the £1,000 Readers’ Choice award in this year’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize

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Write up of 'The American Lawrence' in Review of English Studies

Write up of 'The American Lawrence' in Review of English Studies

  • 21 Jul 2015

Review praises Prof. Lee Jenkins's "important and timely contribution" to Lawrence studies

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West appointed as UCC’s Writer-in-Residence

West appointed as UCC’s Writer-in-Residence

  • 13 Jul 2015

Award-winning dramatist Michael West has been appointed as UCC’s Writer-in-Residence for 2015/16.  

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Graham Allen’s Poetry Collection Praised for Emphasising the Value of Reading

Graham Allen’s Poetry Collection Praised for Emphasising the Value of Reading

  • 29 Jun 2015

Review of Graham Allen’s The One That Got Away in Tailwinds

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Dr Tom Birkett to join the Viking Ship 'Havhingsten' on its Northern Expedition

Dr Tom Birkett to join the Viking Ship 'Havhingsten' on its Northern Expedition

  • 28 Jun 2015

Tom will join a crew of 65 onboard the beautiful 'Sea Stallion from Glendalough'

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Eibhear Walshe to co-present lecture on Kate O’Brien at the Spanish Embassy

Eibhear Walshe to co-present lecture on Kate O’Brien at the Spanish Embassy

  • 22 Jun 2015

 Thursday 25th June, at the Spanish Embassy, Buenos Aires

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Eibhear Walshe and Fintan O’Toole write about Mary Lavin in the Irish Times
Dr Eibhear Walshe to talk at Bloomsday in Buenos Aires

Dr Eibhear Walshe to talk at Bloomsday in Buenos Aires

  • 10 Jun 2015

Saturday, 13 June, 5pm, National Library of Argentina in Buenos Aires

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PhD Researcher awarded European Commission scholarship to attend CENDARI Summer School

PhD Researcher awarded European Commission scholarship to attend CENDARI Summer School

  • 08 Jun 2015

Patricia O Connor will take part in a five-day programme on 'Researching Medieval Culture in a Digital Environment' in Prague

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100 Artworks: Celebrating Elizabeth Bowen

100 Artworks: Celebrating Elizabeth Bowen

  • 08 Jun 2015

Dr Eibhear Walshe's co-written essay on Elizabeth Bowen features in 'The Irish Times'

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Dr Eibhear Walshe to present at University of San Salvador in Buenos Aires

Dr Eibhear Walshe to present at University of San Salvador in Buenos Aires

  • 08 Jun 2015

Thursday 18 June, 18:30-20:30 at the Aula Magna de la Escuela de Lenguas Modernas

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Panel Discussion on Writing Historical Fiction
School of English Participation in Yeats 150

School of English Participation in Yeats 150

  • 29 May 2015

Prof. Claire Connolly and Prof. Alex Davis invited to lecture at international celebrations of one of Ireland's most famous writers.

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Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society Annual Conference
Dr Edel Semple to deliver plenary lecture at Saint Louis University

Dr Edel Semple to deliver plenary lecture at Saint Louis University

  • 13 May 2015

Friday 22nd May, The Department of English at Saint Louis University (Madrid Campus)

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World-leading humanities scholar, Professor Jerome McGann, to lecture at UCC

World-leading humanities scholar, Professor Jerome McGann, to lecture at UCC

  • 12 May 2015
‘Truth and Method: Humanities Scholarship as a Science of Exceptions’, Learning Zone, UCC Library, 6pm, 22nd May
 

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Irish Renaissance Seminar hosted by the School of English

Irish Renaissance Seminar hosted by the School of English

  • 07 May 2015

Saturday 16th May 2015, 1:30-4:30pm, CACSSS Seminar Room

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The Knitting Map Symposium: Art, community and controversy 2005 – 2015.

The Knitting Map Symposium: Art, community and controversy 2005 – 2015.

  • 30 Apr 2015

Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Thurs 14 May, 10.30am – 6.30pm

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Fulbright awards for School of English

Fulbright awards for School of English

  • 29 Apr 2015

MA programmes in Creative Writing and Irish Writing and Film granted Fullbright awards

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DUETS Award for Project in the School of English

DUETS Award for Project in the School of English

  • 28 Apr 2015

The School's Dr Anne Etienne receives one of two DUETS Awards

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Dr Alan Gibbs wins Peggy O’Brien Book Prize

Dr Alan Gibbs wins Peggy O’Brien Book Prize

  • 27 Apr 2015

Alan Gibbs of the School of English was presented with the prize in Dublin this weekend, for his book, Contemporary American Trauma Narratives.

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Digitalis Day at UCC

Digitalis Day at UCC

  • 20 Apr 2015

Digital Arts and Humanities MA students will hold a series of talks tomorrow (Tuesday 21st April) relating to the use of digital tools and methodologies.

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Launch of new-look Quarryman literary magazine

Launch of new-look Quarryman literary magazine

  • 15 Apr 2015

Triskel Arts Centre, Saturday, April 25, 9pm. 

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Dr Orla Murphy to present on institutional capacity building for Digital Humanities

Dr Orla Murphy to present on institutional capacity building for Digital Humanities

  • 14 Apr 2015

The School's Dr Orla Murphy will be presenting at Penn State, Monday 20th April, 2pm in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library.

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Dr Eibhear Walshe's novel shortlisted for prestigious literary prize

Dr Eibhear Walshe's novel shortlisted for prestigious literary prize

  • 13 Apr 2015

The Diary of Mary Travers, written by our own Dr Eibhear Walshe, is one of five novels shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award 2015.

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Robin Robertson, poet and publisher, to read at UCC

Robin Robertson, poet and publisher, to read at UCC

  • 01 Apr 2015

Thursday April 9, 6pm, Boole Library Learning Zone

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The Knitting Map: Art, community and controversy 2005 - 2015

The Knitting Map: Art, community and controversy 2005 - 2015

  • 02 Apr 2015

Glucksman Gallery, Cork, 2 April - 5 July 2015

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School of English Student named 'Fresher of the Year'

School of English Student named 'Fresher of the Year'

  • 25 Mar 2015

Daisy Pemble awarded the accolade for her work with societies and LGBT rights

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Trading Words 2015

Trading Words 2015

  • 24 Mar 2015

New arts project set up by Creative Writing MA students in the School of English asks what part creativity plays in Ireland, and seeks participation and submissions from UCC students

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Oscar the Irish Rebel

Oscar the Irish Rebel

  • 23 Mar 2015

Dr Éibhear Walshe will be delivering a lecture at the University of Ottawa this evening

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A Celebration of Irish Literature

A Celebration of Irish Literature

  • 18 Mar 2015

Dr Éibhear Walshe reading at St Mary's University

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IRC success for two projects in the School of English

IRC success for two projects in the School of English

  • 12 Mar 2015

Professor Claire Connolly and Dr Maureen O'Connor have both won awards under the Irish Research Council's 'New Foundations' Scheme.

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Theatre Festival

Theatre Festival

  • 05 Mar 2015

Spring edition of West Cork Fit-Up Festival opens

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Poet and Biographer Matthew Hollis to Read at UCC

Poet and Biographer Matthew Hollis to Read at UCC

  • 04 Mar 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 6pm in the Learning Zone, UCC Library

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Writing by degrees

Writing by degrees

  • 04 Mar 2015

Irish Times article from Creative Writing Lecturer, Mary Morrissy

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Scholarships for Taught MAs

Scholarships for Taught MAs

  • 03 Mar 2015

CACSSS Excellence Scholarships available for study in 2015-16

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Screening of Carmel Winters' Snap and Q&A
Celebration of Three Recent Publications

Celebration of Three Recent Publications

  • 25 Feb 2015

Thursday 12th March @ 5.30pm

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New Play by Film Artist in Residence, Carmel Winters

New Play by Film Artist in Residence, Carmel Winters

  • 18 Feb 2015

Witness to play at Project Arts Theatre, Dublin and Everyman Theatre in Cork

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Guest Lecture on Joyce's Dubliners

Guest Lecture on Joyce's Dubliners

  • 25 Feb 2015

16 March 2015, 2 pm

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School of English Textualities Conference 2015

School of English Textualities Conference 2015

  • 17 Feb 2015

27 February, North Wing Council Room

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Award-Winning Writer Hattie Naylor to visit UCC

Award-Winning Writer Hattie Naylor to visit UCC

  • 17 Feb 2015

Writing for Radio: Two days of events and workshops 

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Research Seminar, 18 February 2015

Research Seminar, 18 February 2015

  • 20 Jan 2015

Donald E. Pease, ‘Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland

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Byron and John Murray: A Poet and his Publisher

Byron and John Murray: A Poet and his Publisher

  • 05 Feb 2015

New book by NUI Postdoctoral Fellow Mary O'Connell

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Zadie Smith and Nick Laird to read in UCC

Zadie Smith and Nick Laird to read in UCC

  • 05 Feb 2015

Monday February 16. 6 PM, Boole 4

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Poetry Award Nomination for Prof Graham Allen

Poetry Award Nomination for Prof Graham Allen

  • 04 Feb 2015

The One that Got Away nominated for the Shine/Strong Award

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Arts Council of Ireland Project Award 2014

Arts Council of Ireland Project Award 2014

  • 02 Feb 2015

Interdisciplinary Collaboration with Environmental Research Institute

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Research Seminar 11 February 2015

Research Seminar 11 February 2015

  • 20 Jan 2015

Michael Schmidt, ‘Publishing Irish Writing’

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A Season of Readings

A Season of Readings

  • 08 Jan 2015

Collaboration between School of English, Munster Literature Centre and UCC Library

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Launch of Anthology of New Writing

Launch of Anthology of New Writing

  • 27 Nov 2014

Collection features work by graduates of UCC's MA in Creative Writing

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Public Reading by Billy Ramsell

Public Reading by Billy Ramsell

  • 18 Nov 2014

4th December, 6 PM, Boole 1.

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NUI Postdoctoral Fellowship Success

NUI Postdoctoral Fellowship Success

  • 18 Nov 2014

UCC's Dr Mary O'Connell and Dr Colin Lahive are the recipients of this year's NUI Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Vona Groarke: Public Reading

Vona Groarke: Public Reading

  • 07 Nov 2014

November 13th, 6-8 PM. W5, West Wing, UCC Quad

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Poetry Reading and Launch

Poetry Reading and Launch

  • 15 Oct 2014

Tuesday 28 October 2014

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UCC Staff and Students visit Maryland

UCC Staff and Students visit Maryland

  • 28 Oct 2014

Visit to the birthplace of Frederick Douglass as part of the Transatlantic Studies Graduate Module

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Performing Shakespeare: Show and Post-Show Discussion

Performing Shakespeare: Show and Post-Show Discussion

  • 10 Oct 2014

James DeVita appearing at the Everyman 13th and 14th October

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Author Kevin Barry to visit UCC

Author Kevin Barry to visit UCC

  • 03 Oct 2014

16th October, 6-8pm. Room W5, West Wing, UCC

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New Anthology of Creative Writing

New Anthology of Creative Writing

  • 01 Oct 2014

Surge features work by UCC students and staff on the MA in Creative Writing

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Awards to doctoral researchers from UCC's Strategic Research Fund

Awards to doctoral researchers from UCC's Strategic Research Fund

  • 29 Sep 2014

Congratulations to Laura McKenna and Eoin O'Callaghan

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Awards from UCC Strategic Research Fund

Awards from UCC Strategic Research Fund

  • 17 Sep 2014

Creative projects and technology research win support

 

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Carmel Winters appointed Film Artist in Residence at UCC

Carmel Winters appointed Film Artist in Residence at UCC

  • 11 Sep 2014

Role jointly funded by UCC and the Arts Council

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Friday 19th September is Culture Night on Campus

Friday 19th September is Culture Night on Campus

  • 09 Sep 2014

Join the School of English in the Council Room for 'Ten-Minute Tales'

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Yes But Are We Enemies:
English and Irish Poets Having Words

Yes But Are We Enemies: English and Irish Poets Having Words

  • 09 Sep 2014

UCC researchers and students participate in poetry collaboration

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Film Conference

Film Conference

  • 20 Aug 2014

Deviate! The Second International Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media Conference will take place at UCC on 4–6 September 2014.

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New Issue of Alphaville now online.

New Issue of Alphaville now online.

  • 28 Jul 2014

The theme of the issue is "Corporeal Cinema."

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School of English wins awards for Creative Practice projects

School of English wins awards for Creative Practice projects

  • 24 Jul 2014

Two awards received from the College of Arts Creative Practice Fund

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Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

  • 28 Jul 2014

 Alan Gibbs’s Contemporary American Trauma Narratives published June 2014.

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RTÉ Radio One / Short Form Drama

RTÉ Radio One / Short Form Drama

  • 23 May 2014

Spinstren by Jools Gilson

Sunday 25th May at 8pm

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Ecocriticism Conference Featured on Lyric FM

Ecocriticism Conference Featured on Lyric FM

  • 17 Jul 2014

Luke Clancy interviews three conference delegates for his show, ‘Culture File’.

 

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Doctoral student in Digitial Humanities wins EU funding for research trip

Doctoral student in Digitial Humanities wins EU funding for research trip

  • 23 Jun 2014

Trip funded as part of the 'Colour and Space in Cultural Heritage' research project

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Lauch of New Novel

Lauch of New Novel

  • 16 Jun 2014

Somerville Press and the School of English UCC invite you to a book launch to celebrate the publication of The Diary of Mary Travers by Eibhear Walshe

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 Dr Orla Murphy awarded one of the inaugural Fulbright Tech Impact Awards

Dr Orla Murphy awarded one of the inaugural Fulbright Tech Impact Awards

  • 22 May 2014

We are delighted to announce that Dr Orla Murphy has been awarded one of the inaugural Fulbright Tech Impact Awards

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READING BY PATRICK MCGUINNESS

READING BY PATRICK MCGUINNESS

  • 13 May 2014

Announcing a reading by distinguished poet, novelist, and memoirist Patrick McGuinness, who will be in UCC on Wednesday 28th May at 6pm (Room G27, O’Rahilly Building). 

 
 

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Success for School of English PhD student

Success for School of English PhD student

  • 20 May 2014

Dan O’Brien to take up scholarship in September 2014.

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Gender, Sexuality and Culture

Gender, Sexuality and Culture

  • 13 May 2014
A symposium, followed by a reception, in honour of Professor Patricia Coughlan, 
to mark the occasion of her retirement from University College Cork 
Friday May 16th 2014 

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New PhD Programme

New PhD Programme

  • 13 May 2014

The School of English welcomes applications for a PhD in Creative Writing.

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School of English PhD Scholarships 2014

School of English PhD Scholarships 2014

  • 08 May 2014

Closing date for applications 1 July 2014

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Applications for MAs Now Open

Applications for MAs Now Open

  • 06 Feb 2014

Scholarships available for study in 2014-15

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Cork City Council bursary for novel on Handel

Cork City Council bursary for novel on Handel

  • 07 May 2014

Artist's Bursary awarded to Dr Eibhear Walshe

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Research Team Investigating Viking Heritage in Munster

Research Team Investigating Viking Heritage in Munster

  • 30 Apr 2014

Researchers meet with heritage experts and tourism representatives

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Public Lecture and Book Launch

Public Lecture and Book Launch

  • 30 Apr 2014

The School of English celebrated the launch of Staged Transgressions in Shakespeare's England

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Government of Ireland International MA Scholarships

Government of Ireland International MA Scholarships

  • 07 Apr 2014

Scholarships available for students from Brazil and India

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Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships

Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships

  • 03 Apr 2014

Fellowships awarded to Dr Katie Garner and Dr Eibhear Walshe

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Fulbright Fellow in Creative Writing

Fulbright Fellow in Creative Writing

  • 27 Mar 2014

Professor Brendan Mathews to visit the School of English for the autumn semester.

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New Radio 4 Creative Documentary

New Radio 4 Creative Documentary

  • 24 Mar 2014

Jools Gilson's Chrysanthemum to air April 8th.

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DUETS Great Book of Ireland award

DUETS Great Book of Ireland award

  • 24 Mar 2014

Collaboration between the School of English and the Munster Literature Centre

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Arts Council Bursary

Arts Council Bursary

  • 24 Mar 2014

Dr Eibhear Walshe has been awarded a Literature Bursary of €4000

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Textualities Conference 2014

Textualities Conference 2014

  • 20 Mar 2014

School of English MA Students present their work

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Visiting Fellow in Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies in Bristol

Visiting Fellow in Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies in Bristol

  • 04 Mar 2014

Professor Graham Allen is the First Visiting Fellow in newly established Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies at the University of Bristol

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IRC Awards for two researchers in the School of English

IRC Awards for two researchers in the School of English

  • 03 Mar 2014

Professor Claire Connolly and Dr Tom Birkett have both won awards under the Irish Research Council's New Foundations scheme.

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Irish Assocation for American Studies Lecture
Dr Heather Laird featured in documentary Living in a Coded Land.

Dr Heather Laird featured in documentary Living in a Coded Land.

  • 18 Feb 2014

Film to be screened in Jameson Dublin International Film Festival Wednesday 19 February

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Reading of Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great
Fulbright Award for Professor Emerita Patricia Coughlan

Fulbright Award for Professor Emerita Patricia Coughlan

  • 17 Feb 2014

Comparative research project on Irish and Irish-American women’s writing

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Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow visits Notre Dame

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow visits Notre Dame

  • 17 Feb 2014

Dr Liam Lanigan recently spent a period as Short Term Visiting Fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies in Notre Dame.

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Literature and History - Lecture

Literature and History - Lecture

  • 04 Feb 2014

Professor Michael Bell

University of Warwick

Tuesday 11th February, 1pm, WGB G05

 

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The Melodramatic Imagination Revisited - Lecture

The Melodramatic Imagination Revisited - Lecture

  • 16 Jan 2014

Professor James Chandler, University of Chicago.

 
Thursday 30th January, 3pm
Kane G.02
 
 

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Transatlantic Connections Seminars

Transatlantic Connections Seminars

  • 13 Jan 2014

University College Cork and the University of Maryland have in partnership developed an intensive graduate school on the theme of Transatlantic Connections.

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Irish Research Council Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Awards: Applications for 2014 now open

Irish Research Council Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Awards: Applications for 2014 now open

  • 07 Jan 2014

The Irish Research Council has opened the 2014 call for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme (including associated strategic partner scholarships) and the Enterprise Partnership Scholarship Scheme. In addition, the 2014 call for the Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme is now open.

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Doctoral student awarded Bibliographic Society Grant

Doctoral student awarded Bibliographic Society Grant

  • 10 Dec 2013

Doctoral student Meadhbh O'Halloran has been awarded a grant by the UK Bibliographic Society.

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Carl Davis C.B.E Public Lecture

Carl Davis C.B.E Public Lecture

  • 29 Nov 2013

Film and Screen Media at University College Cork, in association with the School of English, UCC, the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, UCC and the Cork Screen Commission, is pleased to announce a public lecture by acclaimed composer, Carl Davis C.B.E.

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Poetry Reading by Bernard O'Donoghue

Poetry Reading by Bernard O'Donoghue

  • 22 Nov 2013

The School of English and the UCC English Literature Society invite you to a reading by Internationally acclaimed poet and UCC Adjunct Professor Bernard O'Donoghue.

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Creative Writing Competition for First Years

Creative Writing Competition for First Years

  • 13 Nov 2013

Hailed as the ‘soul of his age’, Shakespeare is also recognised as an author ‘for all time’. Each generation remakes Shakespeare, appropriating and reinventing him, in their own image. With the School of English Shakespeare Writing Competition, First Year students of the School now have the opportunity to rewrite one of Shakespeare’s famous speeches for their generation.

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Launch of a new book on Colm Tóibín

Launch of a new book on Colm Tóibín

  • 30 Sep 2013

Irish Academic Press invite you to an evening to celebrate the launch of A Different Story: The Writings of Colm Tóibín by Dr Éibhear Walshe.

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Seamus Heaney Memorial Event

Seamus Heaney Memorial Event

  • 24 Sep 2013

The School of English, UCC and the UCC English Literature Society invite you to remember Seamus Heaney in the company of distinguished poets and artists.

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Reading by David Constantine, Frank O'Connor Prize Winner

Reading by David Constantine, Frank O'Connor Prize Winner

  • 19 Sep 2013

The School of English warmly invites you to a reading by David Constantine, whose Tea at the Midland and Other Stories, published by Manchester independent Comma Press, has won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story award, this year co-sponsored by UCC School of English. The reading will take place on Monday 23 September, 1-2 P.M in the Film Studies Auditorium, Windle Building, UCC.

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New start for MA in Creative Writing

New start for MA in Creative Writing

  • 17 Sep 2013

Students on the first MA in Creative Writing in the School of English met today.

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Bernard O'Donoghue's 'Freyfaxi' featured in TLS

Bernard O'Donoghue's 'Freyfaxi' featured in TLS

  • 12 Sep 2013

Bernard O'Donoghue's poem 'Freyfaxi', from his collection Farmers Cross (2011) is featured in the current edition of the Times Literary Supplement.

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Writer in Residence and Writer Fellow Announced

Writer in Residence and Writer Fellow Announced

  • 10 Sep 2013

UCC School of English is delighted to announce that two of Ireland's most distinguished women writers will join the academic staff for 2013-14.

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School of English co-sponsors Cork International Short Story Award

School of English co-sponsors Cork International Short Story Award

  • 27 Aug 2013

The prestigious Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award has received substantial support from the School of English, UCC.

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New Digital Poetry Published by New Binary Press

New Digital Poetry Published by New Binary Press

  • 25 Aug 2013

‌New Binary Press, a publishing house founded by School of English PhD candidate, James O’Sullivan, has announced the publication of two born-digital poems by Nick Montfort and Stephanie Strickland.

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DUETS: Knowledge Exchange for Cork's Creative Economy

DUETS: Knowledge Exchange for Cork's Creative Economy

  • 12 Aug 2013

The School of English has collaborated with Dr Mel Mercier of the School of Music and Theatre and other partners in UCC on a successful application for funding from the UCC strategic research fund.

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Fulbright Scholar Niamh O'Mahony returns to Cork

Fulbright Scholar Niamh O'Mahony returns to Cork

  • 30 Jul 2013

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholar and School of English PhD student Niamh O'Mahony has recently returned to Cork, following a year studying in the US, funded by the Fulbright Commission. Niamh spent the third year of her PhD (2012-2013) on a Fulbright Scholarship at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 

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Dr Tom Birkett is joining the crew of The Sea Stallion

Dr Tom Birkett is joining the crew of The Sea Stallion

  • 29 Jul 2013

Dr Tom Birkett is joining the crew of The Sea Stallion - the same replica Viking ship that made the crossing from Dublin to Denmark in 2007 - as it sails again this summer, from its home at the Roskilde Viking Ship Museum to the Danish capital. Along the way the 50-strong crew will take part in a variety of heritage events, and experience the conditions faced by the Vikings around 1000 years ago. 

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Doctoral student leads Bloomsday celebrations in Kenmare

Doctoral student leads Bloomsday celebrations in Kenmare

  • 18 Jun 2013

Flicka Small, a second-year doctoral student in the School of English, led Bloomsday celebrations at the Bookstop Vegetarian Cafe in Kenmare on 16th June, where she read excerpts from James Joyce’s novel Ulysses.

 

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Applications now open for PhD studentships

Applications now open for PhD studentships

  • 11 Jun 2013

PhD studentships 2013-14                       

Applications are invited for fixed-term studentships from suitably qualified candidates who wish to undertake a PhD in the School of English, starting October 2013, and also from PhD Track/PhD students currently registered with the School of English. 

New entrants should already have applied for PhD study through PAC.

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The School of English in UCC has recently moved up several places to be ranked among the top 150 Universities for English in the QS World University Rankings 2012. 

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