School of English 

Popular Literature

Lunchtime Lectures

Wednesdays 1-2pm

Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub


1 Feb. YA author Moïra Fowley-Doyle talks YA fiction and popular literature with Dr Jane Carroll (TCD)

8 Feb. Dr Andrew Pepper (Queen’s University Belfast): “Crime Fiction (and The Wire) in the Era of Ferguson and Black Lives Matter.”

15 Feb. Professor Nick Daly (University College Dublin): “Swashbuckling in Ruritania: The Prisoner of Zenda and Other Stories.”

22 Feb. Dr Gerard Hynes (Trinity College Dublin): Another world is possible? : worldbuilding in popular culture.”

6 March (MONDAY at 12.30pm) . Dr Christopher Pittard (University of Portsmouth): “Unparalleled Necromancy: Dickens and Performance Magic.”

22 March. Dr Bernice M. Murphy (Trinity College Dublin): “‘We Will Have a Happy Marriage If It Kills Him’: Gillian Flynn and the Rise of Domestic Noir.”