British Association for American Studies


Eoin O'Callaghan

_Eoin O’Callaghan_ is a PhD candidate in the School of English at University College Cork, Ireland, where he also completed his BA and MA degrees. His thesis focuses on William Faulkner’s adaptation of short story material for the ‘Snopes’ Trilogy, and the consequences of this adaptation for Faulkner’s representation of place and whiteness. He was the recipient of a Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship in 2015, and teaches a number of undergraduate modules on the short story and Southern literature.

Review: ‘My Dream or Yours? Make America ______ Again’, IAAS Postgraduate Symposium

‘My Dream or Yours? Make America ______ Again’, Irish Association for American Studies Postgraduate Symposium, University College Cork, 26 November 2016. The 2016 Irish Association of American Studies Postgraduate Symposium […]

Book Review: Richard Wright in a Post-Racial Imaginary edited by William Dow, Alice Craven and Yoko Nakamura

The collection is a long-awaited product of a 2008 Conference at the American University of Paris, one of many events held to mark Richard Wright’s birth centennial, and, much like the Paris conference itself, argues for Wright’s increased relevancy in an increasingly transnational and seemingly post-racial culture.