Research Seminar: ‘Middle-brow Modernism: Irish Writers and The New Yorker in the Mid-Twentieth Century’ by Dr Yen Chi Wu.

This semester Dr Yen Chi Wu presented a paper outlining the culture around publishing in The New Yorker according to twentieth century Irish writers. Many writers saw The New Yorker as an affront to art – seeing it as low quality, whereas others celebrated it. He mentioned many names I am familiar with – John… Continue reading Research Seminar: ‘Middle-brow Modernism: Irish Writers and The New Yorker in the Mid-Twentieth Century’ by Dr Yen Chi Wu.

Research Seminar: ‘Poems about Women from Eighteenth Century Ireland’ by Dr Andrew Carpenter.

Research Seminar: ‘Poems about Women from Eighteenth Century Ireland’ by Andrew Carpenter. For our research skills module in my MA we must attend research seminars bi-weekly and write about two of them on our blog! I attended most of the research seminars this semester and found them all fascinating. There is nothing more thrilling and… Continue reading Research Seminar: ‘Poems about Women from Eighteenth Century Ireland’ by Dr Andrew Carpenter.