2021 Woodman Lecture

The English Department is pleased to announce the 2021 Leonora Woodman Memorial Lecture will be presented virtually through Zoom on Wednesday, November 10 from 5-6:15 pm EST. This year's guest speaker is Sinéad Moynihan, Professor of English at Exeter University. The title of her talk is “More Famous for my Puddings than my Books”: Irish Women Writers in U.S. Magazines at Mid-Century.

moynihanSinéad Moynihan is associate professor of English at Exeter University, UK. Her monographs include Passing into the Present: Contemporary American Fiction of Racial and Gender Passing (Manchester University Press, 2010), “Other People’s Diasporas”: Negotiating Race in Contemporary Irish and Irish-American Culture (Syracuse University Press, 2013), and Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: the “Returned Yank” in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to Present (Liverpool University Press, 2019). This book won the Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culure by the American Conference for Irish Studies. Her journal essays have appeared in Drama, Melus, Irish Studies Review, Critique among others. She is presently co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of American Studies.

Topic: Woodman Lecture 2021

Time: Nov 10, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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