Ecocriticism Conference Featured on Lyric FM

17 Jul 2014

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


The second international conference on the topic of ‘Ireland and Ecocriticism’, organised by School of English lecturer, Maureen O’Connor, was held at UCC 17-21 June 2014. Luke Clancy interviewed three conference delegates for his show, ‘Culture File’, on Lyric FM. Robert Brazeau and Derek Gladwin, co-editors of Eco-Joyce: The Environmental Imagination of James Joyce, recently published by Cork University Press, discuss the cultural category of nature, the work of ecocriticism, and its implications for re-evaluating canonical Irish writers like Joyce. Philosopher Kate Soper, author of, among other titles, What Is Nature? Culture , Politics, and the Non-Human, discusses ‘alternative hedonism’ as an approach to environmental crisis.


The interviews can be heard by clicking on the link


English Department

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