Dr Jenny McDonnell
Dr McDonnell has published in a range of fields, including modernism; modernist publishing; Victorian literature; New Zealand literature; and Gothic literature and film.
|‘Brave New Worlds: Samuel Butler’s Erewhon, settler colonialism and New Zealand Mean Time’ in Victorian Time: Technologies, Standardizations, Catastrophes, ed. by Trish Ferguson (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan) pp.95-111.||2012|
|‘”The famous New Zealand Mag.-story writer”: Katherine Mansfield, periodical publishing and the short story’ in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Modernism, ed. by Gerri Kimber, Susan Reid and Janet Wilson (London and New York: Continuum) pp.42-52.||2011|
|Katherine Mansfield and the Modernist Marketplace: At the Mercy of the Public (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan)||2010|
|‘Things at once spectral and human: Robert Louis Stevenson’s ghosts’ in The Ghost Story from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century, ed. by Helen Conrad-O’Briain and Julie Anne Stevens (Dublin: Four Courts Press) pp.155-171||2010|
|‘”Wanted, A New Word”: Katherine Mansfield and the Athenaeum’, Modernism/Modernity, 16.4 (November) pp.727-742.||2009|
Dr McDonnell’s primary research interests are in the field of modernism, including modernist publishing histories; the modernist short story; and the relationship between literary modernism and early cinema. She has additional research interests in the field of Gothic Studies.
|‘The Other 1916’ conference||2016|
|‘Memory, Space, and New Technologies’||2015|
|Katherine Mansfield and the Modernist Marketplace (Palgrave Macmillan)||2010|
Dr McDonnell has presented papers at a range of national and international conferences. She is also a co-organiser of the upcoming conference on ‘The Other 1916’ at IADT, and co-organised the ‘Memory, Space, and New Technologies’ Symposium at IADT in June 2015.
|‘The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies: An Overview’ (with Dara Downey), Gothic Networking Day, Manchester Metropolitan University||2014|
|‘”The direct result of the American cinema acting upon a weak mind”: Café Culture and Cinematic Spaces in the Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield and F. Scott Fitzgerald’, Katherine Mansfield and France, Université Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle||2014|
|‘”Principles as light as my purse”: Katherine Mansfield and the Modernist Marketplace’, UCD School of English, Drama and Film Studies Research Seminar||2010|
|‘Brave New Worlds: Samuel Butler’s Erewhon and New Zealand Time’, Victorian Time, TCD||2010|
|‘”Take any bryd, and put it in a cage”: Mansfield’s Canary and Chaucer’s Tale of the Crow’, Celebrating Katherine Mansfield, Symposium for the 40th Anniversary of the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship, Menton||2009|
Awards + Achievements
Dr McDonnell has been a member of two teams that secured funding for two projects; these include HEA seed funding for a ‘Spatial Arts Visualisation’ project and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council funding for ‘The Other 1916’ conference. In addition, she has held an IRCHSS postgraduate scholarship and a Broad Curriculum Teaching Fellowship.
|Team member, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council funding for ‘The Other 1916’ conference||2016|
|Team member, HEA seed funding for a Spatial Arts Visualisation project||2015|
|Broad Curriculum Teaching Fellowship||2002–2005|
|IRCHSS Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship||1999-2002|