English Graduate Research Day

The Moore Institute Seminar Room

Date & Time
29th March, 2012 @ 09:45:00


9.45am-11.00 chair: Dr Rebecca Barr

Rosemary Gallagher

‘All this happened, more or less': the auto-biographicality of humour in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle and Sirens of Titan

Rebecca Downes

Rehabilitating the Real: J.M. Coetzee's Aesthetics of Finitude

Ciarán Dowd

‘Not chaos itself lay outside of that matrix': Deterministic Chaos in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy.

11.00 COFFEE

11.30-12.45pm chair: Dr Riana O'Dwyer

Mairéad Ní Chualáin

Sétanta's journey from its rural birthplace to the urban capital

Mairéad Ní Chroinín

Questions of Time in Mobile Digital Theatre

Lisa Fitzgerald

Archiving the West: Druid Theatre's Role in Performing our Cultural Identity

1.00-1.50 chair: Dr John Kenny

Meaghan Connell

‘As for your Irish luchorpán': Hiberno-English, literary dialect, and corpus linguistics

Siobhán Purcell

A disability to achieve abstraction: The Feeble and the Able in The Fables of Finnegans Wake

1:50 Lunch

2.30-3.45 chair: Dr Clíodhna Carney

Paul Rooney

Banking Fraud in Serial Numbers: Commodification, the Marketplace, and Arthur Griffiths' Fast and Loose (1885)

Conor Montague

A Class Apart: Moore, Joyce and the Baptism of Dedalus.

Chanté Mouton Kinyon

Literature, Nationhood, and Authenticity: Postcoloniality in the Irish and Harlem Renaissances


4.15-5.30 chair: Professor Joan Dean

Neassa Doherty

Portraits of the Stage Irishman: two visual representations of Teague by the Dublin Group (c. 1740-1775)

Ayla Zachary

‘A Stranger In Your Native Land': Irish-Americans in American Irish Melodrama

Ciara O'Dowd

Archives and Truths: Researching Irish Theatre History of the 1930s