Rita Sakr explores how ‘translation is continually expanding the international readership of contemporary Arabic literature, a body of works that are as relevant to issues of migration, inequality and ecological crisis as they are to debates around boundary-breaking techniques of writing’.
Date: Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Prof Emer Nolan was a speaker at a conference on "The Referent of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century" at the University of Villanova, Pennsylvania.
Date: Friday, 21 February 2020
New book by Prof Emer Nolan, Five Irish Women: the second republic, 1960-2016, reviewed recently by Catriona Crowe in The Irish Times.
Date: Wednesday, 08 January 2020
Department of English's Dr Catherine Gander and Dr Rita Sakr delivering talks at collaborative symposium
Dr Catherine Gander and Dr Rita Sakr will be delivering talks at the 'Contemporary Literature: Politics and Aesthetics in Crisis' symposium at Queen’s University Belfast
Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Award-winning Turkish writer and political thinker, Ece Temelkuran delivered the Dean’s Lecture as part of Research Week at Maynooth University.
Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Our MA co-ordinator Dr Rita Sakr’s archive-based research study on “Imagining Mid-Nineteenth-Century Beirut as a ‘City of the World’: Public Intellectuals, Photography, Cartography, and Historical Literature” has just been published in the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies.
Date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Date: Thursday, 03 October 2019
Shakespeare’s King Lear is a Brexit play, argues Stephen O’Neill, in a new article that explores a range of discourses and media, from theatre productions and journalism to social media.
Date: Friday, 27 September 2019
Dr Rita Sakr, MA co-ordinator in the Department of English, was the main guest on the 2-hour BBC World Service Weekend show on Sunday 15 September.
Date: Sunday, 15 September 2019
Funded PhD Studentship on the Irish Research Council’s MACMORRIS Project.
Date: Friday, 23 August 2019