Mary M. Burke
Coordinator, Irish Literature Concentration
Director of Honors Program
Professor of English and UConn Irish Literature Concentration Coordinator. Work has placed with NPR, the Irish Times, RTÉ, and Faber. Former U of Notre Dame Irish Institute NEH Fellow, MLA Irish Literature Committee chair, and a 2022 Trinity College Dublin LHR Fellow. Graduate of TCD and Queen’s University Belfast.
- Books and Book Projects
- Race, Politics, and Irish America: A Gothic History. Oxford: Oxford UP, December 2022 (UK) & March 2023 (USA).
- Afterword & contributing editor. Juanita Casey, The Horse of Selene. (Recovered Voices series reissue). Dublin: Tramp Press, 2022.
- Bohemian Ireland. Current book project awarded a 2022 Trinity College Dublin LRH Fellowship.
- Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2009.
- National public radio interview on Horse of Selene edition. “Arena,” RTÉ radio, July 2022.
- Apple Podcast New Books Network interview on Race, Politics, and Irish America, December 2022.
- Race and Irish America
- Irish and Irish-American minorities and identities
- Irish Modern Drama and Prose
- Irish fashion history
- Modern and Contemporary Irish Women’s Writing
|Mailing Address||University of Connecticut|
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
|Office Location||Austin 123|
|Office Hours||On leave for the 2022-2023 academic year|
|Courses||3122 Irish Literature After 1939/Contemporary Irish Literature 3120 Irish Literature Before 1939/Early and Modern Irish Literature|