Thursday, 12 March 2015

Alison Garden, Early Career Visiting Scholar to Give Talk on "Black and Irish Atlantics"

Alison Garden is the Early Career Visiting Scholar in American Studies at Northumbria University for 2015. 

Alison's PhD thesis, funded by the AHRC, explored the fiction of the contemporary author Colum McCann. Alison is currently teaching Scottish literature at the University of Edinburgh and English literature, film, and critical theory at the University of Stirling. In 2015, she will take up a Postdoctoral Fellowship at University College Dublin, funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

Next week at Northumbria Alison will be deliver a paper, based on her larger work, “Black and Irish Atlantics: Reading Seamus Heaney in Kwame Dawes and Natasha Trethewey,” at 5:30pm on Tuesday 17 March, Lipman 033.

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