1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Galvin

 

Selected Fellowships and Grants

 

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. 2016-2017.

Inaugural Graduate Fellow. Power, Violence, and Inequality Collective. University of Virginia. 2016-2017.

Fellow. Institute for the Humanities and Global Cultures. University of Virginia. 2016-2017.

Buckner W. Clay Grant, to support an interdisciplinary symposium titled “The Global Contemporary.” Institute for the Humanities and Global Cultures. University of Virginia. March 2016.

Fellowship to attend the Cornell School of Criticism and Theory. University of Virginia. June – July 2014. Participated in Professor Mark Hansen’s seminar, “Media Between Data and Experience.”

Participant Fellowship. Notre Dame Irish Seminar. University of Notre Dame. June – July 2013.

Participant Fellowship. Notre Dame Irish Seminar. University of Notre Dame. June – July 2012.

 

Selected Honors and Awards

 

Departmental Teaching Award. University of Virginia. April 2016.

Essay on Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing selected for the Los Angeles Review of Books’s anthology of the year’s best writing. December 2014.

Finalist, Gosnell Prize for Best First-Year Essay, awarded to a first-year student and their graduate instructor. University of Virginia. Spring 2014.

 

Academic Publications

 

“Post-Crash Fiction and the Aesthetics of Austerity in Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane,” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction (forthcoming).

"Queer Intimacy and the New Genre of Interactive Memoir Online," in A Tumblr Book: Platform and Cultures, ed. Allison McCracken, Louisa Stein, and Alexander Cho (University of Iowa Press, forthcoming).    

Review of A Kind of Compass: Stories on Distance, ed. Belinda McKeon, in Breac: A Journal of Irish Studies (2016).

 

Selected Conference Presentations

 

“‘If the Light Goes Out’: Excavating Spaces of State Confinement in War on Terror Art and Fiction.” ASAP/9: The Arts of the Present. Berkeley, CA. October 2017.

“‘See my invisible face’: Adapting Eimear McBride’s Novel A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing for the Global Stage.” Modern Language Association. Philadelphia, PA. January 2017.  

“Code/Words: Internet Ekphrasis and Political Agency in Contemporary Fiction.” American Comparative Literature Association. Harvard University. March 2016.

Seminar Co-Chair, “Literature’s Boundary Work: New Media and New Textualities.”

“‘Nail Me Right Inside the Blackness’: Corporeal Language in Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing.” American Conference on Irish Studies. University of Notre Dame. March 2016.

Panel Co-Chair, “The De-Worlding of Irish Studies: Reminders of the Local.”

“Novel Images: Photojournalism and the Spectral Traces of Violence in Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane.” American Comparative Literature Association. Seattle, WA. March 2015.

“Strings of Stories: Cosmopolitanism and Virtual Space in Paul Murray's Skippy Dies.”

The Louisville Conference of Literature and Culture Since 1900. University of Louisville. February 2013.

“Island Shadows: Yeats and McKay Write Home from the City.” Hybrid Irelands: At Culture's Edge. University of Notre Dame. March 2012.

“‘A Sweet Colleen and a Salty Sinner’: Queer Borderlands in Emma Donoghue's Early Fiction.” Space, Technology, and Modernity in Irish Literature and Culture. University College Dublin. May 2010.

 

Teaching Interests

 

Modern to contemporary postcolonial and global Anglophone literature

Gender and sexuality studies, esp. feminist and queer theory, gender and sexuality in media

Media studies, esp. media theory, digital media, photography, film, popular music, social networks

Composition, writing across the curriculum, digital writing and publishing, cultural criticism

 

Selected Professional Activity

 

Writing Program Mentor. Department of English. May 2015 – present.

Graduate Student Mentor. Department of English. Fall 2012 – Spring 2016.

Elected Representative for ABD Affairs. Graduate English Students Association. Fall 2015 – Spring 2016.

Elected Representative for Theory Area Group. Graduate English Students Association. Fall 2013 – Spring 2014.

Elected Representative for Modern & Contemporary Area Group. Graduate English Students Association. Fall 2012 – Spring 2013.

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Annie
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Lecturer, Shannon Fellow
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Degrees: 

Ph.D. University of Virginia

M.Phil. Trinity College Dublin

B.A. Yale University

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