Dr Kate Harvey

BA.,MA, PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr Kate Harvey is Lecturer in Children’s Studies and Director of the BA Connect with Children’s Studies since 2017. She has worked with the Children’s Studies programme at NUI Galway since 2013; from 2013-2016 she held a postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship in Children’s Studies. Prior to this, Dr Harvey worked as an occasional lecturer at Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, where she taught courses on children’s literature, theatre, and medieval and early modern literature. She holds a B.A. and Ph.D from Trinity College Dublin and an M.A. from King’s College London. She regularly reviews children’s books for Children’s Books Ireland’s Inis magazine and annual Recommended Reading Guide. Dr Harvey’s research interests include transmedial adaptation for children, Shakespeare in children’s media, theatre for young audiences, animation, and costume and clothing in children’s culture




Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Drama for Children in the Irish Free State: Sinéad De Valera’s Plays for Schools'
Harvey, K. (2018) 'Drama for Children in the Irish Free State: Sinéad De Valera’s Plays for Schools' In: Constructions of the Irish Child in the Independence Period, 1910-1940. London: Palgrave. [Details]
(2013) 'Shakespeare's History Plays and Nationhood in Children's Literature'
Harvey, K. (2013) 'Shakespeare's History Plays and Nationhood in Children's Literature' In: Children's Literature on the Move: Nations, Migrations, Translations. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2013) 'From Illustration to Film: Visual Narratives and Child Audiences'
Harvey, K. (2013) 'From Illustration to Film: Visual Narratives and Child Audiences' In: J.R.R. Tolkien. London: Palgrave. [Details]
(2018) ''I Need to Disillusion You': J.K. Rowling and Twenty-First-Century Young Adult Fantasy'
Harvey, K. (2018) ''I Need to Disillusion You': J.K. Rowling and Twenty-First-Century Young Adult Fantasy' In: Twenty-First-Century Popular Fiction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2016) Jeunesses de Shakespeare
Harvey, K. (2016) 'A Classic for the Elders': Marketing Charles and Mary Lamb in the Nineteenth Century . In: Sansonetti, L eds. Jeunesses de Shakespeare [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2013) Borderlines XVII: Occupying Spaces,
Harvey, K. (2013) ‘Of þe erth and of þe cley we haue owr propagacyon’: Physicality & Performance. [Chaired Session], Borderlines XVII: Occupying Spaces, Dublin , 19-APR-13 - 21-APR-13. [Details]
(2008) British Graduate Shakespeare Conference,
Harvey, K. (2008) Fixing the 'Problem Plays' for Children: Charles and Mary Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare. [Oral Presentation], British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK , 19-JUN-08 - 21-JUN-08. [Details]
(2008) Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature Postgraduate Symposium,
Harvey, K. (2008) Children’s Shakespeares: Text and Production. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature Postgraduate Symposium, Belfast , 22-NOV-08. [Details]
(2009) Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature,
Harvey, K. (2009) The Afterlife of The Taming of the Shrew in Children’s Literature. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature, Dublin , 06-FEB-09 - 07-FEB-09. [Details]
(2010) Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature,
Harvey, K. (2010) ‘I’ll make the statue move indeed': Stop-motion Animation and Tragicomedy in Shakespeare: The Animated Tales. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature, Dublin , 05-MAR-10 - 06-MAR-10. [Details]
(2011) Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting,
Harvey, K. (2011) Illustrating Macbeth: Text and Image. [Conference Paper], Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Bellevue, Washington, USA , 07-APR-11 - 09-APR-11. [Details]
(2011) World Shakespeare Congress,
Harvey, K. (2011) ‘Nice Mr Shakespeare wrote this just for you': Visual Narratives and the Child Reader in the Picture Books of Marcia Williams. [Conference Paper], World Shakespeare Congress, Prague, Czech Republic , 17-JUL-11 - 22-JUL-11. [Details]
(2012) British Shakespeare Association Annual Conference,
Harvey, K. (2012) ‘From Love in Earnest to Love in Play': Layering Cels and Meaning in Shakespeare: The Animated Tales. [Oral Presentation], British Shakespeare Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, UK , 24-FEB-12 - 26-FEB-12. [Details]
(2012) Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting,
Harvey, K. (2012) Elizabethan Costume Design and Revisionist History. [Conference Paper], Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachussetts, USA , 05-APR-12 - 07-APR-12. [Details]
(2012) Green Man & Wild Man in Children's Literature and Culture,
Harvey, K. (2012) ‘You Will Find the Going Hard': Growth and Decay in Grimm and Sendak’s Dear Mili. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Green Man & Wild Man in Children's Literature and Culture, Dublin , 20-JUL-12 - 21-JUL-12. [Details]
(2013) Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting,
Harvey, K. (2013) After-School Shakespeare: Misquotation, Mistranslation, and Not-Schoolwork. [Conference Paper], Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada , 28-MAR-13 - 30-MAR-13. [Details]
(2013) International Research Society for Children's Literature Biennial Conference,
Harvey, K. (2013) Text into Image and Darkness into Light: Animating the Written Text (panel organiser). [Oral Presentation], International Research Society for Children's Literature Biennial Conference, Maastricht, Netherlands , 10-AUG-13 - 14-AUG-13. [Details]
(2014) Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting,
Harvey, K. (2014) ‘Terrible Shakespeare': Terry Deary’s Alternative Histories for Children. [Conference Paper], Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, St Louis, Missouri, USA , 10-APR-14 - 12-APR-14. [Details]
(2014) Myth-Making Across Boundaries,
Harvey, K. (2014) Mythologies of Ireland in Tomm Moore’s The Secret of Kells. [Oral Presentation], Myth-Making Across Boundaries, Izmir, Turkey , 22-OCT-14 - 24-OCT-14. [Details]
(2015) International Research Society for Children's Literature Biennial Conference,
Harvey, K. (2015) Interactive Theatre and Adaptation in the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, 2014. [Oral Presentation], International Research Society for Children's Literature Biennial Conference, Worcester, UK , 08-AUG-15 - 12-AUG-15. [Details]
(2016) Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting,
Harvey, K. (2016) Reconfiguring Shakespearean Authorship: Bill (2015) and the Legacy of Horrible Histories. [Conference Paper], Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA , 23-MAR-16 - 26-MAR-16. [Details]

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2012 Trinity College Dublin PhD English
2006 Trinity College Dublin Bachelor of Arts English and History
2007 King's College London Master of Arts Shakespearean Studies: Text and Playhouse

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2018/19 Children and Storytelling CN2106
2018/19 Children and Creativity CN1101
2018/19 The Child in Film CN1105
2018/19 Twenty-First-Century Young Adult Fiction CN3105
2018/19 Irish Children's Literature CSS1102