School of English Research Seminar

Department of English Research Seminar

Department of English 

University College Cork 

Online Research Seminar Series, 2020-21 


Semester 1 

Details on how to register for the seminar will be circulated shortly.  

For further information, contact Dr Clíona Ó Gallchoir 


Wednesday 7 October 

3-4 pm 

Claire ConnollyJames Louis Smith, Jonathan Evershed, Aoife Dowling, Maria Houlihan-Fitzgerald  

(Ports, Past and Present Research Team) 

Ports, Past and Present: Cultural Research, Community Engagement and Impact’ 



Wednesday 21 October 

3-4 pm  

Colleen Taylor  

(IRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of English, UCC) 

‘Subversive Spinning Wheels in the Eighteenth Century’ 

Respondent: Clíona Ó Gallchoir 


Wednesday, 4 November 


(Department of English, UCC) 

(Serious, Speculative, Science) Fiction: On the Curious Character of a Genre 

Respondent: Sarah McCreedy 



Wednesday, 18 November  

Julie Morrissy  

(John Pollard Newman Fellow in Creativity, 

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

“Scaling the Law: Poetry, Visual Art and Visual Culture” 

Respondent: Adam Hanna 


25 November 

Miranda Corcoran and Anne Mahler 

(Department of English, UCC) 

“‘You either ate the world or the world ate you: Gender Performance and Violence in Stephen King's 'School Shooting Trilogy 

Respondent: Graham Allen 






English Department

Roinn an Bhéarla

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