Fran Brearton

Professor

  • Room 03.003 - 2 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of modern poetry, 20th century war writing, modern Irish literature, and modernist literature.

19972018

Research output per year

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Activities

University of Victoria (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

Jan 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

University of Cambridge (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

Feb 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

University of Wales, Cardiff (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

Jan 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Irish Research Council (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Board Member)

20182021

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

John O'Connor Writing School and Literary Arts Festival

Fran Brearton (Contributor)

01 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Routledge (Publisher)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

20182020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

W.B.Yeats International Summer School

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

26 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

14th International Robert Graves Conference

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

12 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

University of Surrey (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

Mar 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

An Irish Airman Forsees his Death; Poetry and World War I

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

10 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

MacNeice, Mallory and Mountains

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

28 Mar 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Francis Ledwidge & the First World War: Centenary Seminar, Slane Castle

Fran Brearton (Interviewee)

14 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Border / lines: Forms and Spaces of Irish Poetry

Fran Brearton (Contributor)

12 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

District and Circle: An Illuminations Introduction (11)

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

19 Aug 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Trinity Long Room Hub Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

2017

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Guest Lecture: 'Yeats & Kipling: 1912, 1914, 1916', Washington DC

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

31 Mar 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Memoranda to MacNeice: An International Symposium

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

19 Nov 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Peter Lang (Publisher)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

2016 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Irish Poetry of the First World War: Ulster Hall 'Literary Lunchtimes' Lecture

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

24 Feb 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Public Lecture, Poetry and 1916, Ulster Museum

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

06 Apr 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

2nd Annual Robert Graves Society Lecture: Robert Graves and the First World War

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

09 Oct 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Irish Soldier Poets of the First World War: Community Outreach Group lecture

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

16 Mar 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Oxford Brookes University (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

2016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Lectures for Schools KS5 programme, Heaney HomePlace

Fran Brearton (Lecturer)

20162020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Eilean Ni Chuilleanean

Fran Brearton (Host)

20162019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

After the War: Patterns of Commemorating the Great War

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

07 Jul 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Yeats 150 Anniversary Commemoration

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

23 Nov 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

External Examiner, Sheffield Hallam University

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

20152019

Activity: Examination typesUG external examination

Gallipoli 100, Hay Festival Kells

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

25 Apr 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

University of Aberdeen (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Reviewer)

2015

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

English Poetry of the First World War: Ulster Hall 'Literary Lunchtimes' Lecture

Fran Brearton (Interviewee)

16 Sep 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Trustee, Ireland Chair of Poetry

Fran Brearton (Host)

20152021

Activity: Consultancy typesContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Advisory Board, Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy

Fran Brearton (Member)

2015 → …

Activity: Consultancy typesWork on advisory panels for social community and cultural engagement

NUI Travelling Studentships in the Humanities and Social Sciences 2014: external assessor

Fran Brearton (Reviewer)

2014

Activity: Consultancy typesContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

12th International Robert Graves Conference

Fran Brearton (President)

08 Jul 201412 Jul 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

'The end of art is peace': Seamus Heaney & his Legacy

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

18 Oct 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Consultant: exhibition design

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

Nov 2014Feb 2015

Activity: Consultancy typesKTP & Consultancy in kind

Seamus Heaney: A Conference and Commemoration

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

10 Apr 201413 Apr 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

12 Nov 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Bannockburn 1914

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

14 Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

External Examiner, University of Leeds, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

11 Jul 2013

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

C.S.Lewis Exhibition

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

07 Nov 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

'Remembering 1916', CRC, MAC, Belfast.

Fran Brearton (Lecturer)

25 Nov 2013

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

External Examiner, BA in English, University of Hull (Scarborough Campus)

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

20132016

Activity: Examination typesUG external examination

Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

20132018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

The Conquest of Everest

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

17 Sep 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

External Examiner, MA programmes in English, University of Hull

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

20132016

Activity: Examination typesPGT external examination

Modernism/Modernity (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Lecture Series: The Persistence of Beauty

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

01 May 2012

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk