Waterbury: Nicole McClure on Irish Masculinity, Fatherhood, and “The Troubles”

This program will feature a talk, with illustrative film clips, by Professor Nicole McClure, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown. Professor McClure will speak on Irish masculinity, fatherhood, and the cinematic representations of ‘the troubles’ in Northern Ireland.

Nicole McClure is an Assistant Professor of English at Kutztown University, PA. Professor McClure received both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literary & Cultural Studies from UConn. Professor McClure has over seven years of teaching experience on the university level and has been a guest speaker at UConn on many occasions. She is author of “They were only kids: Public reconciliation for misguided youth in Five Minutes of Heaven.” Country of the Young: Interpretations of Youth and Childhood in Irish Culture, published in 2013, and author of “Injured bodies, silenced voices: Reclaiming personal trauma and the narration of pain in Northern Ireland.” Special Issue of Peace and Change: Bodily Pain and Peace and Human Rights: Thirty Years after Elaine Scarry’s, The Body in Pain, forthcoming this fall.

On Thursday, November 12, at 6:30pm in UConn Waterbury, Room 333. RSVP by Thursday, November 5, 2015. Call (203)-236-9924/9925, email osher@uconn.edu