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Faculty Directory » Irene Martyniuk

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Please email Dr. Martyniuk to schedule an appointment.

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 207
Phone: 978.665.3179

Courses Taught:

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

Martyniuk, I. (2010). “Anything is Possible: The Great War and Irish Memory.” National American Conference for Irish Studies. Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Martyniuk, I. (2010). “Who Stole the Rachel Papers?” English Graduate Program Series. Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA.

Martyniuk, I. (2011). “Girls With Guns: Memoirs of the Revolutions.” New England American Conference for Irish Studies. Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

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

Martyniuk, I. (2011). “Ranking Terrorists: Global Views of Ireland and Afghanistan.” National American Conference for Irish Studies. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Professional Affiliations:

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