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

12th International Robert Graves Conference

Fran Brearton (President)

08 Jul 201412 Jul 2014

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

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

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

2nd British and Irish Contemporary Poetry Conference

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

Sep 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

6th International Robert Graves Society Conference, Paris

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

06 Jul 2004

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Advisory Board, Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy

Fran Brearton (Member)

2015 → …

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

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

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

Bannockburn 1914

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

14 Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Belfast Festival at Queen's

Fran Brearton (Lecturer)

Nov 1999

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

British Academy Chatterton Lecture on English Poetry

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

11 Nov 2004

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

C.S.Lewis Exhibition

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

07 Nov 2013

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

Cambridge University Press (Publisher)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

20042018

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

Charles Donnolly Winter School

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

Feb 2004

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Consultant: exhibition design

Fran Brearton (Advisor)

Nov 2014Feb 2015

Activity: Consultancy typesKTP & Consultancy in kind

Crossroads: University of Toulouse

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

07 Jun 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Dept. of English research seminar, University of Swansea

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

30 Jan 2008

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

Eilean Ni Chuilleanean

Fran Brearton (Host)

20162019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

Electricity Gave Imagination Symposium

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

May 2003

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

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

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

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

20132016

Activity: Examination typesUG external examination

External Examiner, Emory University, Atlanta, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Jan 2002

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

External Examiner, MA programmes in English, University of Hull

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

20132016

Activity: Examination typesPGT external examination

External Examiner, Sheffield Hallam University

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

20152019

Activity: Examination typesUG external examination

External Examiner, University of Leeds, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

11 Jul 2013

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

External Examiner, University of Northampton, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Jul 2009

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

External Examiner, University of Northampton, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Feb 2012

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

External Examiner, University of Swansea, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Nov 2006

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

External Examiner, University of York, PhD thesis

Fran Brearton (Examiner)

Jul 2007

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

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

Fran Brearton (Interviewee)

14 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Gallipoli 100, Hay Festival Kells

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

25 Apr 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

31 Mar 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Invited lecture, Charles University, Prague

Fran Brearton (Speaker)

09 Dec 2004

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Irish Poetry after Feminism, Monaco

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

30 Sep 2006

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

Irish Research Council (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Board Member)

20182021

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Irish Research Council (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Board Member)

20032018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Irish Research Council (External organisation)

Fran Brearton (Board Member)

20102017

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Irish-Scottish Academic Initiative

Fran Brearton (Organiser)

Sep 2002

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

Irish Studies Review (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

2005 → …

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

Irish University Review (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Editorial advisory board member)

2009 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

ISAI Unions Conference

Fran Brearton (Invited speaker)

07 Sep 200709 Sep 2007

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

John Hewitt International Summer School

Fran Brearton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

25 Jul 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

John O'Connor Writing School and Literary Arts Festival

Fran Brearton (Contributor)

01 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies (Journal)

Fran Brearton (Peer reviewer)

2004 → …

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