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Faculty Directory » Irene Martyniuk

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Monday and Thursday 11:00am - 12:15pm

Office Information:

Room Number: MIL 207
Phone: (978) 665-3179

Courses Taught:

British Literature I, II, & III (ENGL 2200, ENGL 2210, ENGL 2220)
Writing for Business and Technology (ENGL 3860)
British Modernism (ENGL 4115)
British Literature Since World War II (ENGL 3040)
20th Century Irish Literature (ENGL 3050)
Creative Nonfiction Writing (ENGL 3890)
Literature and Disability (ENGL 2300)
Modern Drama (ENGL 3020)
Victorian Literature (ENGL 4100)
English Studies Capstone


Ph.D., The University of South Carolina
M.A., Kent State University
B.A., Kent State University, Summa Cum Laude with University Honors (Phi Beta Kappa)

Research Interests:

Contemporary British Literature
Irish Literature
Literature about Afghanistan

Current Projects:

Representations of Afghanistan in Western texts.

Representative Publications:

Papers Delivered

Girls With Guns: Memoirs of the Revolutions.” Under consideration to be presented at the New England American Conference for Irish Studies at Bridgewater State University in October, 2011.

(In)visible Black Holes: The Aporias of Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast Trilogy.” Presented at the Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference at the University of Chichester and the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy in Chichester, UK, in July, 2011.

Ranking Terrorists: Global Views of Ireland and Afghanistan.” Presented at the National American Conference for Irish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in April, 2011.

Who Stole the Rachel Papers? English Graduate Program Series. November, 2010, Fitchburg State University.

Anything is Possible: The Great War and Irish Memory.” Presented at the National American Conference for Irish Studies at Penn State University in May, 2010.

Professional Affiliations:

MLA - Modern Language Association
ACIS - American Conference for Irish Studies
Shevchenko Scientific Society