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Luca Crispi

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School of English, Drama and Film

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BIO

Dr Luca Crispi is Lecturer in James Joyce Studies and Modernism in the School of English, Drama and Film and in the UCD Centre for Research for James Joyce Studies. His monograph - 'Joyce's Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in "Ulysses": Becoming the Blooms' - was published by Oxford University Press in 2015 (paperback forthcoming March 2019). He is a founding co-editor with Anne Fogarty of the 'Dublin James Joyce Journal' (Volumes 1-9: 2008-16) and teaches on the Anglo-Irish as well as the Modern and Contemporary Literature MA programmes. He is also the Associate Director of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School and was a Board Member of the International James Joyce Foundation (2007-12). He was the co-editor with Catherine Fahy of 'The Joyce Studies 2004 Series' (National Library of Ireland, 2004-5) and with Sam Slote (TCD) of 'How Joyce Wrote "Finnegans Wake": A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide' (Wisconsin UP, 2007). He was the James Joyce and W.B. Yeats Research Scholar at the National Library of Ireland from 2003 to 2007 and co-curator of the exhibitions 'James Joyce and Ulysses' at the National Library of Ireland (2004-6) and Yeats: 'The Life and Works of W.B Yeats' (2006-ongoing), and was the James Joyce Scholar-in-Residence, The Poetry Collection, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, from 1996 to 2003. He completed a comprehensive catalogue of the Buffalo Joyce Collections in 2010. His recent articles have appeared in the 'James Joyce Quarterly', the 'Journal of Modern Literature', 'Joyce Studies Annual', 'Genetic Joyce Studies', 'Variants: the Journal of the European Society for Textual Scholarship' and the 'European Joyce Studies' Series. He is currently working on a monograph entitled 'The Genesis of “Ulysses”', and is editing with Alexis and Maria Anna Léon a collection of archival material: 'James Joyce and Paul L. Léon: The Story of a Friendship Revisited'.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • James Joyce Scholar-in-Residence, The Poetry Collection
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York.1 Jan 1996 - 1 Jan 2003
  • Lecturer in Joyce and Modernism
    University College Dublin, Ireland30 Dec 1999 - present

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • James Joyce and W.B. Yeats Research Fellow
    National Library of Ireland1 Jan 2005 - 1 Jun 2007
  • James Joyce Research Fellow
    National Library of Ireland1 Jun 2003 - 1 Jan 2005

DEGREES

  • BA
    McDaniel College Maryland USA
  • MA
    Catholic University of America DC
  • PhD
    University of Buffalo SUNY