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Derek Gladwin, University of British Columbia

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Dr Derek Gladwin is the James M. Flaherty Visiting Scholar through the Ireland Canada University Foundation at Trinity College Dublin's Environmental Humanities Initiative. His research explores transformations in environment and society within 20th-/21st-Century British and Irish literature, as well as film and media culture. He is also a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in English at the University of British Columbia. He has previously held visiting research fellowships at the National University of Ireland, Galway, University of Edinburgh, and Concordia University (Montreal). Gladwin's books include: Contentious Terrains (2016), Unfolding Irish Landscapes (co-ed, 2016), and Eco-Joyce (co-ed, 2014); he is currently completing a book about spatial injustice and the environmental humanities, which is due out with Routledge in 2017.

Contact

derek.gladwin@ubc.ca

Research Interests

Irish studies – Ecocriticism – Bogs – visual culture and landscape – Film – Postcolonialism – Modernism – Postmodernism – Gender – Nationalism – Cultural Geography.

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Themes

Earth, Water.

Selected Publications

Gladwin, D. (2016) Contentious Terrains: Boglands, Ireland, Postcolonial Gothic. Cork: Cork University Press.

Gladwin, D. and Cusick, C. (eds.) (2016) Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, Culture, and Environment. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Brazeau, R. and Gladwin, D. (eds.) (2014) Eco-Joyce: The Environmental Imagination of James Joyce. Cork: Cork University Press.

Gladwin, D. (2014) Joyce the Travel Writer: Spatial Practice and the Environment in James Joyce's Nonfiction, In: Brazeau, R. and Gladwin, D. (eds.), Eco-Joyce: The Environmental Imagination of James Joyce. Cork: Cork University Press.

Gladwin, D. (2013) Gendered Troubles on Screen: Reproducing Nationalism in Mike Leigh’s Four Days in July, In: DiPaolo, M. and Cardinale-Powell, B. (eds.), Devised and Directed by Mike Leigh. New York: Continuum, 251-275.

Gladwin, D. (2011) Staging the Trauma of the Bog in Marian Carr’s By the Bog of Cats…, Irish Studies Review, 19 (4), 387-400.

Gladwin, D. (2007) The Steinbeckian Land Ethic: Environmentalism and The Red Pony, The Steinbeck Review, 4 (1), 65-78.

I have also written reviews for Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (ISLE); Film Quarterly; Cineaste; and Scope: An On-line Journal of Film Studies.

 


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