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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation
NUI Galway’s vibrant research community take on some of the most pressing challenges of our times.
- Business & Industry
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Dr Ivan Kenny
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2020)|| 'The Right to Tlatelolco: Space, State and Home in Rojo amanecer, Directed by Jorge Fons'
Ivan Kenny (2020) 'The Right to Tlatelolco: Space, State and Home in Rojo amanecer, Directed by Jorge Fons'. Bulletin Of Hispanic Studies (University Of Liverpool), [DOI] [Details]
|(2018)|| 'Heterotopic Enclosures: Mexican National Spaces in Luis Buñuel’s El ángel exterminador and Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo'
Kenny, Ivan (2018) 'Heterotopic Enclosures: Mexican National Spaces in Luis Buñuel’s El ángel exterminador and Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo'. Hispanic Research Journal-Iberian And Latin American Studies, 19 (1):72-88 [Details]
|(2019)|| 'That Other Unreality: Place, Non-place and the Fantastic in Julio Cortázar’s “The Island at Noon” [La isla a mediodía]'
Kenny, Ivan (2019) 'That Other Unreality: Place, Non-place and the Fantastic in Julio Cortázar’s “The Island at Noon” [La isla a mediodía]' In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging: Territoriality, Ideology and Creative Identity in Literature and Film, Spatial Practices Vol. 30. Leiden: Brill. [Details]
|(2019)|| WISPS XX Annual Conference,
Ivan Kenny (2019) ‘That Other Unreality: Place, Non-place and the Fantastic in Julio Cortázar’s “The Island at Noon” [La isla a mediodía]’. [Conference Paper], WISPS XX Annual Conference, Maynooth , 01-NOV-19 - 02-NOV-19. [Details]
|(2016)|| AHGBI Annual Conference,
Ivan Kenny (2016) Heterotopic Enclosures: Spatiality, Ritual and Religion in Luis Buñuel’s El ángel exterminador and Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo. [Conference Paper], AHGBI Annual Conference, Newcastle , 04-APR-16 - 06-APR-16. [Details]
|(2015)|| AHGBI Annual Conference,
Ivan Kenny (2015) In Falsetto: Humour, Gender and Mexicanidad in Luis Buñuel’s Ensayo de un crimen and Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo. [Conference Paper], AHGBI Annual Conference, Exeter , 13-APR-15 - 15-APR-15. [Details]
|(2015)|| PhD Research Symposium at the Huston School of Film and Digital Media in NUI Galway,
Ivan Kenny (2015) Castaways of Providence: Humour, Ritual and Heterotopia of Deviation in Luis Buñuel’s El ángel exterminador. [Conference Paper], PhD Research Symposium at the Huston School of Film and Digital Media in NUI Galway, NUI Galway , 29-APR-15 - 30-APR-15. [Details]
|(2014)|| AHGBI Annual Conference,
Ivan Kenny (2014) Exterminating Murmurs: The Mythology of Death in the Works of Juan Rulfo and Luis Buñuel. [Conference Paper], AHGBI Annual Conference, NUI Galway , 14-APR-14 - 06-APR-16. [Details]
|(2014)|| Research symposium in Mexican Studies,
Ivan Kenny (2014) Excavating Consecrated Ground: Identity, Religion and Ritual in the Works of Luis Buñuel and Juan Rulfo. [Conference Paper], Research symposium in Mexican Studies, UCC , 04-JUN-14 - 05-JUN-14. [Details]
Honours and Awards
|2013||NUI Travelling Studentship in the Humanities||NUI|
|2012||First Prize in the Synergy Project, NUI Galway||NUI Galway|
|2004||University Scholarship||NUI Galway|
|2003||Dr. H.H. Stewart Scholarship in Spanish||National University of Ireland|
|2003||First place (ex. aeq.) in both Spanish and Philosophy||NUI Galway|
|Association||Function||From / To|
|Space, Place and Identity Research Cluster, NUI Galway||Research group||01-SEP-17 /|
|AHGBI||Full member||01-SEP-15 / 31-AUG-20|
|2016||NUI Galway||PhD in Spanish||Subversive Narrative and Mexicanidad in the Works of Luis Buñuel and Juan Rulfo|
|2007||NUI Galway||MA in Latin American Literature||Spanish|
|2006||NUI Galway||BA International in Spanish and English||Spanish and English|
I am Acting Coordinator of Second Year Spanish from 2018 to 2020. I was the Erasmus Coordinator for Second Year Spanish during the Academic Year 2016/2017.
Current Postgraduate Students (Taught)
|Term/Year||Module Title||Module Code||Subject / Desc|
|2018 - 2020||MA in International Contemporary Literatures and Media||MIC501|
|2019/2020||Translation Methodology, MA||SH571|
|2016 - 2019||Latin American Narrative||SH324||Final Year BA|
|2016 - 2018||Latin American Short Stories||SH233||Second Year BA|
|2015 - 2017||Placing the Writer: An Introduction to Ten Latin American Authors and Their Work||SH135||First Year BA|
|2015/2016||Cultural Debates in Latin America||SH236||Second Year BA|
|2018/2019||Mundo Hispano: An Introduction to the Hispanic World||SH1102||First Year BA|
|2011 - 2020||Second Year Spanish Language||SH2100, SH2101, SH2103|
|2011 - 2018||Intensive Beginners Spanish Language||SH1100||First Year BA|
|2014 - 2019||Exploring Hispanic Cinema: Spain and Mexico||SH336, SH337||Final Year BA|
|2016/2017||Latin America: Politics and Society||SH118||First Year BA|
|2016/2017||Representations of Latin America on Film||SH119||First Year BA|