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Frankenweek at UL: Call for proposals to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s seminal gothic novel Frankenstein. In honour of this occasion, members of the Centre for Early Modern Studies have partnered with the Frankenreads project – a global community of scholars and enthusiasts committed to celebrating Shelley’s remarkable achievement – to coordinate a Limerick-based series of events… Continue reading Frankenweek at UL: Call for proposals to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

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The Global Spread of Irish Gothic

Dr Christina Morin (School of Culture and Communication) was recently invited by the Irish Ambassador to Poland, Gerard Keown, to participate in a series of Irish gothic-themed lectures. The dead, the undead and the supernatural have always been important elements of Irish culture and tradition. The ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, the pre-cursor to Halloween,… Continue reading The Global Spread of Irish Gothic

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Profile: Dr Christina Morin

I took up my current position as Lecturer in English at UL in 2012, having previously lectured and pursued postdoctoral research at UCC, TCD, and QUB. I’d originally traveled to Ireland from the US as an impressionable, young study abroad student with a keen interest in Irish literature and culture. My experience at Trinity, where… Continue reading Profile: Dr Christina Morin