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Dr. Caitriona Leahy

Assistant Professor (German)

  Criticism   Culture   German Language/Literature   Inter-Arts--Interdisciplinary Art Forms   Language and/or Literature, Comparative Liter   Language and/or Literature, Modern   Literary Criticism   Literary History   Literary theory   Modern Art   Modern German and Austrian literature   Modernism, postmodernism   Philosophical Literature   Philosophy   Post war German literature
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Committee member of Association of Third-level German Teachers in Ireland committee.
Member of Royal Irish Academy Modern Languages Committee
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Medium Medium Medium
German Fluent Fluent Fluent
Irish Medium Medium Medium
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Conference of University Teachers of German in Great Britain and Ireland 1995
Association of Third-Level Teachers of German in Ireland 1998
Comparative Literature Association of Ireland 2007
Anselm Kiefer's Signature in, editor(s)Bernadette Cronin, Rachel MagShamhráin, Nikolai Preuschoff , Adaptation as a Collaborative Art: Process and Practice, Hampshire, Palgrave, 2017, [Caitriona Leahy], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Caitriona Leahy, The Gravity and Levity of Isabel Nolan, Probe: Research Night 2017, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, 29.9, 2017, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Caitriona Leahy, The circulation of knowledge in a postcolonial framework, Review of Pidgin-Knowledge. Wissen und Kolonialismus, by Harald Fischer-Tine , Transfer. Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies. Special Issue: Travel WRiting and Knowledge Transfer, Vol 7/1, 2017, Review, PUBLISHED
Disturbing Anselm Kiefer in, editor(s)Mary Fulbrook, Stephanie Bird, Julia Wagner, Christiane Wienand , Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and beyond. Disturbing Pasts. , London, Bloomsbury Press, 2016, pp181 - 196, [Caitriona Leahy], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Caitriona Leahy, Examining Kleist's Marionettentheater, Aesthetics and Embodiment, Newman House, Dublin 2., 2016, Prof. Maeve Cooke, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Caitriona Leahy, 'Trauma', Trauma. Built to break, Trinity College Dublin, 2015, -, Exhibition, PUBLISHED  URL
Caitriona Leahy, Saving the Present. Anselm Kiefer as self-archivist, Edinburgh German Yearbook , (9), 2015, p65 - 83, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Caitriona Leahy, On Difficulty, Beyond Crisis. Visions for the New Humanities, University of Durham, 7-8 July 2014, 2014, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Caitriona Leahy, German Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, 14-15 November 2014, 2014, The Long Room Hub, TCD, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PRESENTED
Caitriona Leahy, Review of Nelly Sachs. The Poetics of Silence and the Limits of Interpretation, by Elaine Martin , Germanistik In Irland, 7, 2012, Review, PUBLISHED

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Caitriona Leahy, Foreword To: Anna Nunan, Autobiographical Progression in the writings of Christa Wolf, 2011, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED


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Fellow Trinity College Dublin 2014
Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences Sabbatical
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships (3)
Máire Colum Award, UCD
Archbishop Walshe Memorial Award, UCD
Class Prizes French, English, UCD
My research and teaching interests lie mostly in the area of cultural theory and its interaction with and illumination of modern and contemporary literature, and more recently, visual art.