Emily Hershman

Areas of Interest
Irish Studies, Modernism, Modern Drama, Performance Theory, World Literature

Education
Irish Studies, Modernism, Modern Drama, Performance Theory, World Literature

Profile

Emily Hershman is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in the English Department at the University of Notre Dame. She specializes in late nineteenth and early twentieth century British and Irish Literature. She is currently at work on a dissertation about gender and international warfare in both British and Irish Modernism.

 Scholarly Publications

“The War at Home: The Strange Case of Issy Earwicker in Finnegans Wake.” James Joyce Quarterly (under review)

“Men’s Fashion, Military Uniforms, and the Construction of War in Finnegans Wake.” James Joyce Quarterly (under review)

“From Stage to Street: Costume and the Liminal Feminism of Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan.” Modernism/modernity (under review)

“Ireland and Victims: Confronting the Past, Forging the Future, Ed. Lesley Lelourec and Grainne O’Keefe-Vigneron.” Review. Women’s Studies 44.2 (2015): 290-291.

Presentations

“Joyce II.” Panel Chair. American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, March 30-April 3, 2016.

“Men’s Fashion, Military Uniforms, and the Construction of War in Finnegans Wake.” Lecture. American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, March 30-April 3, 2016.

“Nietzschean Dyads Between Wilde and Joyce.” Lecture. Along the Krommerun: The International James Joyce Symposium, Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 15-20 June 2014.

"Dressing Up Lady Windermere." Cosmopolitan Wilde, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France, 10-14 June 2014. Lecture.

"Nietzschean Dyads Between Wilde and Joyce." Along the Krommerun: The International James Joyce Symposium, Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 15-20 June 2014. Lecture.