University of Alberta, PhD

Derek Gladwin is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of English at the University of British Columbia. He has previously been a Visiting Research Fellow in the Moore Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and the IASH Visiting Research Fellow in the Environmental Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. He researches and teaches in the areas of environmental and energy humanities, as well as postcolonial and Gothic studies, in 20th– and 21st-century literature and forms of media from Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the transatlantic networks of the North Atlantic.

He has authored the forthcoming book, Contentious Terrains: Boglands and the Irish Postcolonial Gothic (Cork UP, 2016), and co-edited two books: Eco-Joyce: The Environmental Imagination of James Joyce (Cork UP, 2014) and Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, Culture, and Environment (Manchester UP, 2015). Current projects include a book titled Spatial Injustice in the North Atlantic Environmental Humanities (under contract with Routledge), and a guest co-edited journal issue on “Irish Environmental Criticism” for the Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. For more, please visit his website: www.derekgladwin.com

 

Books

  • Spatial Injustice in the North Atlantic Environmental Humanities. Oxford: Routledge (under contract). [Monograph]
  • Contentious Terrains: Boglands and the Irish Postcolonial Gothic. Cork, IRL: Cork University Press (forthcoming 2016). [Monograph]
  • Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, Culture, and Environment (co-edited with Christine Cusick). Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. [Edited collection]
  • Eco-Joyce: The Environmental Imagination of James Joyce (co-edited with Robert Brazeau). Cork, IRL: Cork University Press, 2014. [Edited collection]

 

Edited Journal Special Issues

  • Irish Environmental Criticism (co-edited with Maureen O’Connor). Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 41.1-2 (forthcoming 2016).

 

Journal Articles (selected)

  • “The Literary Cartographic Impulse: Imaginative Island Topographies in Ireland and Newfoundland.” Text and Beyond Text: New Visual, Material, and Spatial Perspectives in Irish Studies. Spec. issue of Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 38.1-2 (2014): 158-183.
  • “The Bog Gothic: Bram Stoker’s ‘Carpet of Death’ and Ireland’s Horrible Beauty.” EcoGothic. Spec. issue of Gothic Studies 16.1 (2014): 39-54.
  • “Thirdspace in Willie Doherty’s Photo-text Diptychs of Northern Ireland.” Visual Culture in Britain 15.1 (2014): 1-19.
  • “Eco-Haptic Photography: Visualizing Bogland in Rachel Giese’s The Donegal Pictures.”
  • Wasting Nature: Ecocriticism and Photography. Spec. issue of Photography and Culture 6.2 (2013): 157-174.
  • “Staging the Trauma of the Bog in Marina Carr’s By the Bog of Cats….” Irish Studies Review 19.4 (2011): 387-400.

Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network

This international network presents researchers within the environmental humanities a forum in which to engage with each other’s work, to share insights, and develop collaborative partnerships. http://www.environmentalhumanities.ed.ac.uk/