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Professor Anne Fogarty


Anne Fogarty

Full Professor Of James Joyce Studies
School of English, Drama and Film
716 8159
University College Dublin, School of English Drama and Film, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Anne Fogarty joined the School of English, Drama and Film in 1992 and was appointed Professor of James Joyce Studies at UCD in 2006. She is Director of the UCD Research Centre for James Joyce Studies ( From 1995 to 1997 she was Associate Director of the Yeats Summer School and was Director of the Yeats Winter School from 1997-2001. She was Head of the UCD School of English, Drama and Film, 2011-2014. She has been Director of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School since 1997. She has organized three international James Joyce symposia, in London in June 2002 and in Dublin in June 2004 and June 2012. She has co-edited three collections of essays on Joyce, Joyce on the Threshold with Timothy Martin (University of Florida Press, 2005), Bloomsday 100 with Morris Beja (University of Florida Press, 2009) and Voices on Joyce with Fran O'Rourke (UCD Press, 2015). In 2008, with Dr Luca Crispi, she founded the Dublin James Joyce Journal. She was President of the International James Joyce Foundation 2008-2012. In 2008, she was awarded the first Charles E. Fanning Prize by the Southern Illinois University, Carbondale for her contributions to the field of Irish Studies. She is currently completing a monograph on the socio-historical contexts of Ulysses, entitled James Joyce and Cultural Memory: Reading History in Ulysses. With Angelina Lynch, she has edited Richard Nugent's Cynthia, the first sonnet sequence from early modern Ireland, for The Literature of Early Modern Ireland Series (Four Courts Press, 2010) and with Eibhear Walshe and Eilis Ni Dhuibhne she has edited the first collection of essays on the teaching of creative writing in Ireland, Imagination in the Classroom: Teaching & Learning Creative Writing in Ireland (Four Courts Press, 2013). She has edited special issues of the Irish University Review on Spenser and Ireland, Eilean Ni Chuilleanain, Lady Gregory and Benedict Kiely, published widely on aspects of Irish women's writing and on contemporary Irish fiction and has written essays on Lady Gregory, Maria Edgeworth, Mary Lavin, Colum McCann, Eavan Boland, Colm Toibin, Kate O'Brien, Eilis Ni Dhuibhne and Emma Donoghue. She has lectured on Joyce, Yeats and on contemporary Irish Literature, especially fiction, in many European countries, including France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Serbia, Norway, Iceland, Poland, Portugal and Slovakia, in the US, in Brazil, and in China, Korea, Mexico and Japan.


  • BA
    University College Cork
  • H Dip in Education
    University College Cork
  • MA
    University College Cork
  • PhD