Department of English Seminar Series | Dr Heather Laird (UCC)

Department of English
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:00
Seminar Room 1.33, First Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus

Dr Heather Laird is Lecturer in English at University College Cork.  She is a graduate of Maynooth University and of University College Dublin.  She held the James and Mary Fox Research Fellowship at the Centre for Irish Studies at NUI Galway.  Heather is a scholar of postcolonial literature, with additional interests in law, postcolonial theory and models of resistance.  Heather published Subversive Law in Ireland 1879 – 1920 (2005) and edited a volume of Daniel Corkery’s critical writings, published in 2012.  Most recently, Heather has published Commemoration (2018), a discussion of the politics of historical remembrance and the importance of radical counter-memory.