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

    Sinead Sturgeon (Recipient), 2006

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Sinead Sturgeon (Recipient), 2008

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Activities

    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

    IASIL 2019

    Sinead Sturgeon (Speaker)
    25 Jul 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Screening: The Uninvited

    Sinead Sturgeon (Organiser)
    12 Mar 2019

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

    Parents at QUB

    Sinead Sturgeon (Participant)
    02 Feb 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesHosting a school group or open day