Department of English Research Seminar Series 2020-21

29 Jan 2021

Wednesdays, 3-4 pm

Semester 2



3rd February

Eibhear Walshe (UCC)

“‘A Name They had Made Noble’: Reclaiming Speranza and William Wilde”

Respondent: Maureen O’Connor


17th February

Emma Penney (UCC)

“‘we didn’t necessarily need a typewriter’: Feminist Publishing in the Kilbarrack Women’s Writing Group, 1980-1992”

Respondent: Heather Laird


24th February

Renée Hulan

(Craig Dobbin Professor of Canadian Studies 2020-21, UCD)

Naming Pibloktoq: Visual Sovereignty in the Archive

Respondent: Fiona Kearney, Glucksman Gallery, UCC


10th March

Anna McKay (UCC)

“Public Fears and Print Media: Representing Prison Hulks in the Nineteenth Century”

Respondent: Claire Connolly


24th March

Tim Groenland (UCC)

“A Howling Forum: Ted Solotaroff and the New American Review

Respondent: Alan Gibbs


14th April

Tom Birkett (UCC)

“From Old English to Old English Online: Creating an Open-Source Platform for Learning Historical Languages”

Respondent: Órla Murphy


Seminars will be held online, via Zoom.

Registration details will be circulated in advance of each seminar.


English Department

Roinn an Bhéarla

O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Cork. Ireland