Clare Hayes-Brady is a lecturer in American Literature at University College Dublin. Her PhD focused on communication in the work of David Foster Wallace. Other research interests include the interaction of literature with film; transatlantic cultural heritage; performative sexuality (both normative and queer), resistant gender modes and the history of burlesque; digital humanities and modes of transmission; adolescence in contemporary fiction, and dystopian narrative. Dr Hayes-Brady has published and presented widely on aspects of contemporary American literature, with a particular focus on gender identity and voice. Her monograph on Wallace, The Unspeakable Failures of David Foster Wallace, is forthcoming with Bloomsbury Academic (February 2016).
- BA (Mod)Trinity College Dublin
- PhDTrinity College Dublin