Sinead Sturgeon

Dr

  • Room 03.001 - 3 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I welcome PhD applications in the field of nineteenth-century Irish writing in English, particularly: Gothic literature, Irish Romanticism, James Clarence Mangan, and the development of the short story.

20032020

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Personal profile

Interests

Irish writing and culture from the late eighteenth-century to contemporary writing; pre-Famine Irish poetry and history; the development of the short story; the Gothic; the intersections of law and literature; biography.

Research Statement

My research and teaching interests are in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Irish writing and culture, especially the Gothic, Romanticism, and the intersections of law and literature. Recent publications have focused on the work of the poet and translator James Clarence Mangan.

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching: Identifying, Developing and Applying Your Skills (Stage 1); Irish Literature (Stage 2); Irish Gothic (Stage 3 and MA).

PhD Supervision

Areas of interest: nineteenth-century Irish writing and culture; Irish women's writing; the short story; the Gothic.

 

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Research Output

'Strange Growths': Gothic Botany in Elizabeth Bowen's The Demon Lover

Sturgeon, S., 09 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Éire-Ireland.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

A Blaze of Bardic Light: A late Victorian visionary from Ireland

Sturgeon, S., 20 Sep 2019, TLS-THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, 6077.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

  • K.A Manley, Irish Reading Societies and Circulating Libraries Founded Before 1825

    Sturgeon, S., 14 Jun 2019, In : Times Literary Supplement. 6063

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    Gerald Dawe, The Wrong Country

    Sturgeon, S., 14 Dec 2018, In : Times Literary Supplement. 6037

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    Hedge-schooled: The power of books in Ireland

    Sturgeon, S., 15 May 2018, Times Literary Supplement, 2018, 6007, p. 26 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

    Prizes

    British Association for Irish Studies, Postgraduate Essay Prize

    Sturgeon, Sinead (Recipient), 2006

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Sturgeon, Sinead (Recipient), 2008

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Activities

    Études Irlandaises (Journal)

    Sinead Sturgeon (Peer reviewer)

    Apr 2020 → …

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

    Screening: Schalcken the Painter (1979)

    Sinead Sturgeon (Organiser)

    11 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Screening: Vampyr

    Sinead Sturgeon (Organiser)

    28 Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    AHSS Widening Participation Study Day

    Sinead Sturgeon (Organiser)

    07 Apr 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesHosting a school group or open day

    McGill-Queen's University Press (Publisher)

    Sinead Sturgeon (Peer reviewer)

    Mar 2020 → …

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

    Thesis

    Towards a Queer Liminality: An examination of the use of space in Irish lesbian fiction 1872-2017

    Author: Finlay-Jeffrey, A., Jul 2020

    Supervisor: Sturgeon, S. (Supervisor) & Lehner, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy