Prof Colin Graham

English, Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies & Philosophy

Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies & Philosophy

(01) 708 6326

Biography

Colin studied at Queen's University Belfast and Bristol University. He was Postdoctoral Fellow in Irish Studies at Queen's, Senior Lecturer in English at University of Huddersfield, and Reader in English at Queen's University Belfast. Colin's monographs include 'Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography' which won the Michael J. Durkan/ACIS Prize in 2014 and was Observer Photography Book of the Month for July 2013. He is also the author of 'Deconstructing Ireland' (2001) and 'Ideologies of Epic (1998), and has co-edited three books of essays. He has been co-editor of 'The Irish Review' since 2004. He writes for 'Source' magazine on photography. Colin has published academic articles in journals including 'Cultural Studies', 'Journal of Gender Studies', 'Third Text', 'Visual Culture in Britain', 'Irish Studies Review' and 'Irish University Review'. A full listing of Colin's writing, including essays in artists' catalogues, and works of fiction and memoir in 'The Dublin Review' and 'The Edinburgh Review', is available at www.19acres.wordpress.com.

Research Projects

  Project Role Funding Body / Program Description Start Date End Date Award (€)
GOI Postdoctoral Fellowship for Niamh Campbell PI Irish Research Council (IRC) / 2264819 Colin is mentor. Niamh is taking up an internship with the IRC from 7/1/19; this may be extended by 9 months. Her postdoc fellowship will be extended by the number of months of the internship (originally due to finish 30.09.19). NIamh's internship with the IRC came to an end 29.3.19. Her new fellowship end date is 31.12.19. SL 01-OCT-17 31-DEC-19 84165
GOI Postdoctoral Fellowship for Richard Howard PI Irish Research Council (IRC) / 2264822 Colin is mentor. 01-OCT-17 30-SEP-18 42785

Books

  Year Publication
2013 Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography.
Colin Graham (2013) Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography. : The MAC/Belfast Exposed. [Details]
2001 Deconstructing Ireland.
Colin Graham (2001) Deconstructing Ireland. : Edinburgh University Press. [Details]
1998 Ideologies of Epic: Nation, Empire and Victorian Epic Poetry.
Colin Graham (1998) Ideologies of Epic: Nation, Empire and Victorian Epic Poetry. : Manchester University Press. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2006 Ireland and Europe in the Nineteenth Century
Colin Graham and Leon Litvack (Ed.). (2006) Ireland and Europe in the Nineteenth Century Dublin: Four Courts. [Details]
2002 Irish and Postcolonial Writing
Colin Graham and Glenn Hooper (Ed.). (2002) Irish and Postcolonial Writing London: Palgrave. [Details]
1999 Ireland and Cultural Theory
Colin Graham and Richard Kirkland (Ed.). (1999) Ireland and Cultural Theory London: Macmillan. [Details]
1998 Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Colin Graham (Ed.). (1998) Elizabeth Barrett Browning London: Everyman. [Details]
1997 Robert Browning
Colin Graham (Ed.). (1997) Robert Browning London: Everyman. [Details]
1996 Selected Poems: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Colin Graham (Ed.). (1996) Selected Poems: Elizabeth Barrett Browning London: Everyman. [Details]
1993 Men and Women and Other Poems: Robert Browning
Colin Graham (Ed.). (1993) Men and Women and Other Poems: Robert Browning London: Everyman. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2015 '‘Between Mourning and Memory’'
Colin Graham and others (2015) '‘Between Mourning and Memory’' In: After the Agreement: Contemporary Photography in Northern Ireland. London: Black Dog. [Details]
2013 ''Indebted for their existence to the inessential': On three Irish artists'
Graham C. (2013) ''Indebted for their existence to the inessential': On three Irish artists' In: Viewpoints: Theoretical Perspectives on Irish Visual Texts. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]
2009 'Ireland in focus: Film, photography, and popular culture'
Flannery E.;Griffin M.;Graham C. (2009) 'Ireland in focus: Film, photography, and popular culture' In: Ireland in Focus: Film, Photography, and Popular Culture. London: Routledge. [Details]
2009 'Foreword'
Colin Graham (2009) 'Foreword' In: Ireland in Focus: Film, Photography and Popular Culture. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. [Details]
2007 '‘“We Irish”: What Stalks through Donoghue’s Irish Criticism’'
Colin Graham (2007) '‘“We Irish”: What Stalks through Donoghue’s Irish Criticism’' In: Ireland and Transatlantic Poetics. Newark: University of Delaware Press. [Details]
2007 ''Let's Get Killed': Culture and Peace in Northern Ireland'
Graham, C (2007) ''Let's Get Killed': Culture and Peace in Northern Ireland' In: IRISH POSTMODERNISMS AND POPULAR CULTURE. BASINGSTOKE: PALGRAVE. [Details]
2006 'Literary historiography, 1890-2000'
Graham C. (2006) 'Literary historiography, 1890-2000' In: The Cambridge History of Irish Literature: Volume 2 1890-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [DOI] [Details]
2003 '‘Belfast in Photographs’'
Colin Graham (2003) '‘Belfast in Photographs’' In: The Cities of Belfast. Dublin: Four Courts. [Details]
2002 '‘A Warmer Memory: Centrality and Marginality in Irish Criticism’'
Colin Graham (2002) '‘A Warmer Memory: Centrality and Marginality in Irish Criticism’' In: Glenda Norquay and Gerry Smyth (eds). Across the Margins. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2002 '‘Ireland (Postcolonialism) Scotland’'
Colin Graham (2002) '‘Ireland (Postcolonialism) Scotland’' In: Ireland (Ulster) Scotland: Concepts, Contexts, Comparisons. Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona. [Details]
2002 '‘A Diseased Propensity: Fetish and Liminality in the Irish “Colonial” Text’'
Colin Graham and Glenn Hooper (2002) '‘A Diseased Propensity: Fetish and Liminality in the Irish “Colonial” Text’' In: Colin Graham and Glenn Hooper (eds). Irish and Postcolonial Writing. London: Palgrave. [Details]
2001 '‘Punch Drunk: Post-Colonialism, Theory and Irish Cultural Ephemera’'
Colin Graham (2001) '‘Punch Drunk: Post-Colonialism, Theory and Irish Cultural Ephemera’' In: Understanding Post-Colonial Identities: Ireland, Africa and the Pacific. Ibadan: Sefer. [Details]
2001 ''A Glimpse of America''
Colin Graham (2001) ''A Glimpse of America'' In: Last Before America. Belfast: Blackstaff. [Details]
1999 '‘“...maybe that’s just Blarney”: Irish Culture and the Persistence of Authenticity’'
Colin Graham (1999) '‘“...maybe that’s just Blarney”: Irish Culture and the Persistence of Authenticity’' In: Ireland and Cultural Theory: The Mechanics of Authenticity. London: Macmillan. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 '‘Foreword: “Crumpled Metal” and “A Gift of a Melon”: The Future and Northern Irish Culture’'
Colin Graham (2017) '‘Foreword: “Crumpled Metal” and “A Gift of a Melon”: The Future and Northern Irish Culture’'. Irish University Review, 47 (Supplement):395-404 [Details]
2013 ''strange architecture': Ciaran Carson's Until Before After'
Graham, C (2013) ''strange architecture': Ciaran Carson's Until Before After'. Irish University Review, 43 :381-397 [DOI] [Details]
2009 '‘Gargarin’s Point of View: Memory and Space in Recent Northern Irish Art’'
Colin Graham (2009) '‘Gargarin’s Point of View: Memory and Space in Recent Northern Irish Art’'. The Irish Review, 40-41 :104-113 [Details]

Magazine Article

  Year Publication
2019 'Letters to Iceland'.
Rosita Boland, Colin Graham and Selina Guinness (2019) 'Letters to Iceland'. Chicago: Magazine Article [Details]

Poetry

  Year Publication
2018 'The Same Old Stones'.
Colin Graham (2018) 'The Same Old Stones'. Poetry [Details]

Pamphlet

  Year Publication
2003 Titanic Industries.
Colin Graham (2003) Titanic Industries. Belfast: Pamphlet [Details]