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

Cambridge University Press (Publisher)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

20042018

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

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

W.B. Yeats International Summer School

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

11 Aug 2004

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Robert Graves Society 7th International Conference, Mallorca

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

08 Jul 2006

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Philip Larkin Society Conference

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

30 Jun 2007

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Irish Research Council (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Board Member)

20102017

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

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

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

2nd British and Irish Contemporary Poetry Conference

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

Sep 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Robert Graves and Ireland: A Symposium

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

25 Nov 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

English Dept. research seminar, University of Reading

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

May 2002

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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

Eilean Ni Chuilleanean

Fran Brearton (Host)

20162019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

Advisory Board, Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy

Fran Brearton (Member)

2015 → …

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

External Examiner, University of Swansea, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Nov 2006

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

External Examiner, University of Northampton, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Feb 2012

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

Nordic Irish Studies Network Conference, Bergen

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

May 2002

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

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

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

20132016

Activity: Examination typesUG external examination

British Academy Chatterton Lecture on English Poetry

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

11 Nov 2004

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

Trustee, Ireland Chair of Poetry

Fran Brearton (Host)

20152021

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

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

'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

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

Belfast Festival at Queen's

Fran Brearton (Lecturer)

Nov 1999

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

18th International Thomas Hardy Conference and Festival

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

06 Aug 2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Charles Donnolly Winter School

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

Feb 2004

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Irish Poetry after Feminism, Monaco

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

30 Sep 2006

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

'Remembering 1916', CRC, MAC, Belfast.

Fran Brearton (Lecturer)

25 Nov 2013

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

External Examiner, University of York, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Jul 2007

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

Irish-Scottish Academic Initiative

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

Sep 2002

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Irish Studies Review (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

2005 → …

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

Electricity Gave Imagination Symposium

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

May 2003

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Robert Graves Society symposium

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

06 Jul 2007

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Paul Muldoon and Postmodern Poetry, Leeds

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

17 Sep 2005

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Louis MacNeice Centenary Conference and Celebration

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

Sep 2007 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Robert Graves Society 11th International Conference, Oxford

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

04 Sep 201208 Sep 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

The Yellow Nib (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Editorial board member)

2005 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Postgraduate English UK (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Editorial advisory board member)

2003 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Invited lecture, Charles University, Prague

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

09 Dec 2004

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Seamus Heaney: A Conference and Commemoration

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

10 Apr 201413 Apr 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

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