School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Staff Profile

Dr Fionnghuala Sweeney

Senior Lecturer in American Literature

Background

Research Roles:

Convenor of the Newcastle Postcolonial Research Group

Co-convenor of the Gender Research Network, 2014-2016

Steering Committee of the Centre for Latin American Research


Professional Memberships:

Editorial Board, Journal of American Studies

Editorial Board, Feminist Theory

Member of the AHRC Peer Review College (2008-2014)

Editorial board, Irish Migration Studies in Latin America 

Editorial board of FORECAAST series in African American Studies, Liverpool University Press

Teaching

In 2016-17, I am teaching on the following modules:


Semester 1: 


SELL 2205: Fictions of Migration (Convenor)

SEL 3362: BA Dissertation in English Literature

SEL 8400: Research Matters 1 (Convenor)

SEL 8357: Radicalisms


Semester 2:

SEL 3378: Landscapes of American Modernism (Convenor)

SEL 3362: BA Dissertation in English Literature

SEL 8417: MA Dissertation (Convenor)

SEL 8360: Research Matters 2 (Convenor)



Administrative roles include:

Director of Studies for the MA in English Literature

Chair of the Postgraduate Board of Examiners

Convenor of the Postcolonial Studies Research Group

Co-convenor of the Gender Research Network


Publications