CIS: 7th Annual Ann Saddlemyer Lecture

Event Date: 
11/13/2014 - 16:30
Event Description ENG: 

7TH ANNUAL ANN SADDLEMYER LECTURE

Ecocriticism and Geocriticism in Irish and Canadian Poetry and Multimedia

BY DEREK GLADWIN

WHERE: McEntee Reading Room, Hall Building 10th Floor, Room H1001.01, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve West

Dr Derek Gladwin’s work primarily focuses on environmental and social sustainability of landscape, space, and place in modern and contemporary literary, film, and visual cultures of Ireland, the UK, and the North Atlantic. He recently completed a PhD degree as a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. Gladwin’s recent articles on environmental and spatial criticism have recently appeared in Irish Studies Review, Photography and Culture, Gothic Studies, and Visual Culture in Britain. He has also co-edited two books: (with Robert Brazeau) Eco-Joyce: The Environmental Imagination of James Joyce (Cork UP, 2014) and (with Christine Cusick) Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, Culture, and Environment (forthcoming, Manchester UP, 2015). He is currently co-editing (with Maureen O’Connor) a special issue on Irish Environmental Criticism for the Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, and writing a book about spatial justice in British and Irish literature and film.

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