Modern English Literature (18th - 20th Centuries)

Sangam MACDUFF

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Dr Sangam MACDUFF

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Research Interests / Recherches

Sangam read English at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, before completing his Masters in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a PGCE from the Institute of Education, University of London, and taught secondary English for seven years before joining the English department. His principal research interest is in the development of the literary epiphany from Wordsworth to Beckett. His doctoral thesis will focus on James Joyce’s Epiphanies.

Publications

“‘Scrupulous Meanness,’ Joyce’s Gift, and the Symbolic Economy of Dubliners,” in Economies of English, ed. Martin Leer and Genoveva Puskas(Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature, 2016).

“Joyce’s Transcendental Aesthetics,” in Emotion, Affect, Sentiment: The Language and Aesthetics of Feeling, ed. Agnieszka Soltysik and Andreas Langlotz. Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature 30. 2014.

“a long the kromerrun: Impressions of the 24th  International James Joyce Symposium,” in The James Joyce Broadsheet 99 (October 2014).

“Joycepapers: A Report on the 2013 Zurich James Joyce Foundation Workshop,” in The James Joyce Broadsheet 96 (October 2013).

Forthcoming / En voie de publication

"The Self-Reflexive Text of 'Aeolus,'" in Joyce in the World of Publishing, ed. W. Brockman and T. Mecsnóber (Rodopi, forthcoming).

“Death and the Limits of Epiphany: Wordsworth’s ‘Spots of Time’ and Joyce’s Epiphanies of Death,” James Joyce Quarterly.

Recent Papers / Conférences récentes

“Joyce’s Revelation: ‘The Apocalypse of Saint John’ at Cornell,” at the Zurich James Joyce Foundation workshop, August 2016.

“The Yale Epiphanies: A New Typescript,” at the 25th International James Joyce Symposium, University of London, June 2016.

“Woolf’s Zone of Silence,” at the 25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, June 2015.

“‘Scrupulous Meanness,’ Joyce’s Gift, and the Symbolic Economy of Dubliners,” at the SAUTE conference on Economies of English, University of Geneva, April 2015.

“'On account of the symmetry': Self-reflexivity in 'Aeolus,'” at the 24th International James Joyce Symposium, Utrecht University, June 2014.

Workshop Participant, "Editing Joyce's Unpublished Letters," at the 24th International James Joyce Symposium, Utrecht University, June 2014.

“‘Sllt.’: The Secret Life of Print in ‘Aeolus,’” at the Zurich James Joyce Foundation workshop on Newspapers, August 2013.

Seminar Participant, Ulysses, at the James Joyce Summer School, Trieste, July 2013.

“Joyce’s Synaesthesia in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man,” at The Five Senses: Language and Literature, University of Bern, June 2013.

“Joyce’s Transcendental Aesthetics,” at the SAUTE conference on Emotion, Affect, Sentiment: The Language and Aesthetics of Feeling, University of Lausanne, April 2013.

“Death and the Limits of Epiphany,” at the 23rd International James Joyce Symposium, University College and Trinity College Dublin, June 2012.

CONFERENCE PLANNING AND COORDINATION  / coordination des conférences

Co-organiser, “Critical Theory and Life: Ethics, Ecology, Religion,” CUSO Doctoral Programme in English Language and Literature, University of Geneva, May 2016.

"PhD Skills Day," CUSO Doctoral Programme in English Language and Literature, University of Geneva, April 2014.

Research Scholarships / Bourses de recherche

August 2015: SAUTE Travel Award to conduct archival research at the University of Yale. 

June 2015: European Society for the Study of English Travel Bursary to conduct archival research at the Universities of Buffalo and Cornell.

August 2013 – SAUTE Travel Award to attend the Zurich James Joyce Foundation workshop on Newspapers and to work at the Foundation.

 

 

 


Modern English Literature (18th - 20th Centuries)