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Research Awards


Broadening Horizons Travel Bursary 2016/17

NeMLA Travel Grant 2016

Ryerson Graduate Scholarship 2013/14
 

Research Credits
 

Research Assistant for Dr Colleen Derkatch, Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine, UP Chicago, 2016

Conference Presentations

"Speaking to the Masses? The 'Newspaper Landscape' in Claudia Rankine's Citizen: An American Lyric and Other 21st Century Book-Length Poetries" 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
6 -9 July 2017, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

"From Poetry to People Power: Forms of 'Action' in Contemporary Rhetorical Poetries"
Co-Chair & Panelist, Poetry & Social Change Seminar
48th Annual NeMLA Convention, 23 March 2017, Baltimore, Maryland

"Putting Theory into Practice: Creating Knowledge in Book-Length Postmodern Poetics"
Writing Between The Lines Conference: Creative Writing as Research Methodology, 3 September 2016, Cardiff Metropolitan University

"C.D. Wright’s One with Others and Contemporary Bardic Poetry" 
61st IBAAS Conference, 9 April 2016, Queens University Belfast

Convenor of "Canada in Ireland" Poetry Panel, with Kathleen McCracken, Julie Morrissy, Connie Voisine & Dimitra Xidous  
ACSI 18th Biennial Conference, 14 May 2016, Maynooth University

"'Difference,' Identity and Individuation for the Urban Transcultural Being" 
47th Annual NeMLA Convention, 20 March 2016, Hartford, Connecticut

Teaching

Guest Instructor, Poetry Workshop on the Object Poem
Writing & Editing, ENG 307 (Dr Liam Campbell)
School of English & History, Ulster University, Coleraine, April 2017

Guest Lecturer, "Rhetorical Poetry: Past & Present" 
Writing & Editing, ENG 307 (Dr Liam Campbell)
School of English & History, Ulster University, Coleraine, April 2017

Guest Speaker, Graduate Seminar on Writing & Publishing
MA in Creative Writing, University College Dublin, March 2017

Guest Instructor (in conjunction with Dr Susan Cahill)
Workshop: Writing Conference Proposals
School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montréal, March 2017

Teaching Assistant, Elements of Criticism, ENG 101 (Dr. Frank Ferguson)
School of English & History, Ulster University, Coleraine, Sept - December 2016

Guest Instructor, Kids' Introduction to Poetry (7 - 9 year olds)
Stepaside Educate Together National School, Dublin, November 2015

Guest Instructor (for Paul Perry)
Graduate Poetry Workshop on Erasure in Poetics
School of English, Drama & Film,  University College Dublin, February 2015

Guest Instructor (for Paul Perry), Graduate Poetry Workshop on duende in Poetics
School of English, Drama & Film,  University College Dublin, November 2014

Substitute Instructor (for Hoa Nguyen), Creative Writing Workshop
Department of English, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, June 2014

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Non-Fiction ENG 208 (Dr. Dale Smith)
Department of English, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, January to May 2014

Guest Lecturer, Languages of Persuasion ENG520 (Dr. Colleen Derkatch)
Department of English, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, March 2014

Guest Instructor (in conjunction with Paul Perry), Graduate Poetry Workshop on Mimesis in Poetics
School of English, Drama & Film,  University College Dublin, February 2014