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Welcome to the Department of English Language and Literature.

The department teaches over 400 undergraduate students across a range of modules in English literature, English as a foreign language and teaching English as a foreign language.

The department runs two taught MA programmes, one in English Language and Literature and one in Applied Linguistics.

To date, we have graduated 42 PhD students and members of the department have published a significant number of books, chapters and articles in academic journals.

All of our activities are to be found in these pages, and this link to our Departmental Handbook will provide all the information you need about who we are and what we do: Department of English Language and Literature Handbook 2016-2017.pdf

The Department uses Cite It Right 4th edition  for all referencing conventions.  This can be downloaded here: Cite It Right 4th edition.pdf

For current students, all of the timetables and course outlines for Semester 2, 2016-2017, can be found below.

 

Sibéal Conference:

A very successful conference was held in the Department on March 9th. It was part of the Sibéal network ad was entitled: Mum's the Word: Voicing the Female Experience in Popular Culture, and was organised by two of our PhD students: Jade Dillon and Adele Hannon.

Pictured are: Dr Eugene O'Brien (head of department), Adele Hannon (conference organiser); Dr Sorcha Gunne (NUIG) keynote speaker, and Jade Dillon (conference organiser)

The Department was delighted to graduate 4 PhD students in 2016

Pictured above, with their supervisors are (from left to right):

Dr Kathryn Laing, Dr Kieran Harrington (graduating), Dr Tony Fleming (graduating), Dr Anne O'Keeffe, Dr Anne Nash (graduating), Dr Brian Devaney (graduating), Dr Eugene O'Brien and Dr John McDonagh.

Members of the department published 4 books in 2016:

 

Ireland and Ecocriticism: Literary, History   and Ecological Justice, by Eóin Flannery was published by Routledge in 2016

   

 

Seamus Heaney as Aesthetic Thinker:  A Study of the Prose, by  Eugene O'Brien,     was published by Syracuse  University  Press in 2016       

The Soul Exceeds its Circumstances: The Later Poetry of Seamus Heaney, edited by Eugene O'Brien, was published by the University of Notre Dame Press, in 2016

The Art of the Caveman: The Poetry of Paul Durcan, by John McDonagh, was published by Cambridge Scholars Press, in 2016

 BOOKLISTS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Undergraduate Students, Semester 2, January 2017:

Undergraduate Booklist 2016-2017 Semester 2.doc

Taught MA Students, Semester 2, September 2017:

Taught MA Booklist 2016-2017 Semester 2.docx

 

ALL TIMETABLES AND ROOMS FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES,

SEMESTER 2, JANUARY 2017:

Timetables All Years Semester 2 2016-2017.doc

 

COURSE OUTLINES SEMESTER 2, JANUARY 2017

First Year BA

EH4712 Introduction to Literature 2016-2017.doc

Second Year BA

EH4714 Neo-Classical 2016-2017.doc

EH4724 Irish Poetry and Prose 2016-2017.doc

Final Year

EH4718 Elizabethan Jacobean 2016-2017.doc

EH4728 Romantic Literature 2016-2017.doc

2nd Year BEd Elective

EH4278 BEd3 Romantic Literature 2016-2017.docx

 

TAUGHT MA PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

  

   

 Dr John McDonagh and Dr Eugene O'Brien en route to the graduation ceremony. 



 

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