Maynooth University Writer-in-Residence Rob Doyle (https://robdoyle.net) will run a series of free (non-credit) workshops to students. This is an opportunity to work with one of Ireland’s leading up-and-coming writers in an informal setting.
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Two PhD candidates in the Department of English awarded Irish Research Council postgraduate scholarships
Congratulations to Daniel Curran and Conor Dowling, PhD candidates in the Department of English, who have both been awarded prestigious Irish Research Council postgraduate scholarships.
Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
Tá ríméad ar Ollscoil Mhá Nuad agus ar Sheirbhísí Ealaíon agus Leabharlainne Chomhairle Contae Chill Dara a fhógairt go bhfuil Rob Doyle agus Sarah Maria Griffin ceaptha ina scríbhneoirí cónaithe
Date: Thursday, 13 July 2017
Ailbhe Ní Bhriain exhibiton takes place at Illuminations from 20 February until 10 March 2017. Ailbhe Ní Bhriain’s film installations depict archetypal or generic locations that have been transformed into a dream-like theatricality.
Date: Tuesday, 21 February 2017
The Body in Pain in Irish Literature and Culture (Palgrave 2016) is a recently published volume which contains essays by Maynooth University Department of English staff. ‘Where Does It Hurt? How Pain Makes History in Early Modern Ireland’ was contributed by Professor Patricia Palmer, who has taken up her new post at Maynooth University, and ‘Pain, Pleasure and Revolution: The Body in Roger Casement’s Writings’ is by Dr. Michael G. Cronin. The volume is edited by Dr. Fionnuala Dillane, Dr Naomi McAreavey and Dr. Emilie Pine.
Date: Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Michael G Cronin, lecturer in the Maynooth University Department of English, has recently published two essays on twentieth-century Irish writing. ‘In the wake of Joyce: Irish Writing after 1939’ was published in Oxford History of the Novel volume 7: British and Irish Fiction since 1940 (OUP 2016), edited by Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette. His essay 'To Right the Wrong of the People': vulnerability and revolutionary desire in Patrick Pearse's drama' appears in Patrick Pearse and the Theatre/ Mac Piarais agus an Téatar (Four Courts Press, 2016), edited by Eugene McNulty and Róisín Ní Ghairbhí.
Date: Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Launch of "The Revolutionary and Anti-Imperialist Writings of James Connolly 1893-1916", edited by Dr Conor McCarthy
"The Revolutionary and Anti-Imperialist Writings of James Connolly 1893-1916" edited by Dr Conor McCarthy, lecturer in the Department of English.
Date: Thursday, 17 November 2016
The conferring of PhD candidate Shane Murtagh took place on 3 November.
Date: Thursday, 03 November 2016
Shakespeare Lives Across the Island: Conversations and Celebrations To mark the Shakespeare quatercentenary, the 400th anniversary of the death of playwright and poet William Shakespeare, students in Second Year English are invited to write a creative adaptation of any Shakespeare text.
Date: Thursday, 13 October 2016
Maynooth University has appointed Professor Colin Graham as Head of the Department of English. Professor Graham takes up the post from 1 September 2016.
Date: Thursday, 01 September 2016